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Local Health Resources

Campus Services

Birkam Health Center

The Health Center offers our patients most of the services of any medical clinic in the community. FSU students use our clinic for illnesses and minor injuries, immunization, testing, counseling, pharmacy, women's health clinic and suicide prevention.
Main Health Center: (231) 591-2614
FSU Counseling Center: (231) 591-5968

Dental Hygiene Clinic

Victor F. Spathelf Center
College of Allied Health Sciences
200 Ferris Dr
Big Rapids, MI 49307

University Eye Center

231-591-2020 Telephone
2310591-3991 Fax
[email protected]

Disabilities Services

Disabilities Services is located within the Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services department at Ferris and is for enrolled students at Ferris State. The ECDS is located in the Arts, Sciences and Education Commons building, room 1017 (ASC 1017). Counselors in ECDS are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis. You can contact us by calling 1-800-4-FERRIS (1-800-433-7747) ext. 3057, or call (231) 591-3057.


Community Services

Mecosta County Health Department #10

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Services Building
14485 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231.592.0130
Fax: 231.796.7864
WIC: 231.592.9440

Hope House Free Medical Clinic

14545 Tomahawk Lane
Big Rapids, MI 49307-9042
(231) 796-0880

Susan P. Wheatlake Women's Cancer and Wellness Center

705 Oak St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 592-1030
The Susan P. Wheatlake Women's Cancer and Wellness Center and Program is a comprehensive, integrated Mecosta County Medical Center resource and referral system, wellness network and resource center that supports women during the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery from cancer - physically, medically, emotionally and financially.

Planned Parenthood

110 Sanborn Ave., Suite B
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8612
Hours: Convenient morning, afternoon and evening hours. Call to schedule an appointment. Services offered: Full family planning services, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, gynecological services for women and male services. All services are confidential and on a sliding fee scale.

Hope Network

745 Water Tower Road
Big Rapids, MI-49307
(231) 592-1061
FAX: (231) 592-5139
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00, Friday 8:00-12:00
Children and adult rehabilitation services. Counseling services for developmentally disabled and physical injuries.

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital

605 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI-49307
(231) 592-796-8691
Mecosta County Medical Center is the area's primary health resource and regional center for advanced Birthing, Rehabilitation, Inpatient and Outpatient services.