Downtown Health Center

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Flu vaccines

Manufacturing difficulties have slowed distribution of this year's flu vaccine. Please call us at 
(414) 277-8900 to see if our clinic has vaccine available. Flu season begins in December so there is still plenty of time to receive a safe and effective vaccine. Learn more about flu vaccines.

Downtown Health Center features pediatricians who provide compassionate and dedicated medical care for children of all ages. We are affiliated with the pediatric experts of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and can draw upon those resources to provide the highest level of medical care possible.primarycarepage_140232_0214

Compassionate doctors

Delivering health care with compassion, the Downtown Health Center is a general baby, child and teen health clinic that offers:

  • Highest quality care 
  • A convenient location and free parking 
  • Easy access for advice and appointments 
  • Affordable services

Connected with Children’s

Downtown Health Center carries with it the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin name. That means you can take comfort in knowing your child’s doctor is affiliated with one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation. Our pediatricians will connect you directly with the best available doctor if your child ever needs to see a specialist at the main hospital. And best of all, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin specialists will keep your Downtown Health Center primary care doctor updated on any tests, diagnoses or treatments.

Appointments

Visits are by appointment only. Please try to schedule well-child visits and checkups several weeks in advance. We understand sick children may need to be seen immediately and same day appointments are available.

To schedule an appointment, call the clinic or use our online form.

Calling us

Our clinic staff members are available to answer general questions throughout the day and urgent phone calls are returned promptly by a nurse or physician.

After hours

After-hours phone calls are directed to our answering service and are handled by an on-call nurse or physician. For emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest emergency room.

Billing and insurance

We work with many different insurance companies. In most cases, we can file your claim for you.

Hospital care

Children in need of hospitalization may be admitted to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Those with minor injuries or problems may be referred to one of our urgent care locations or to local emergency rooms. Downtown Health Center doctors also are on staff and available to see newborns at Aurora Sinai.

Clinic forms

All of our patient forms have been posted online for your convenience. Simply print, fill out and bring with you to your next appointment.

Well child visit schedule

We recommend well-child visits at the following points in your child's life:

  • 2 weeks
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • Every year starting at 2 years

You can view the American Academy of Pediatric's recommended well-child visit schedule for even more information on what to expect at each visit.

Of course, it's also important to check with your doctor for the best schedule for your child.

Vaccine resources

Immunization is key to preventing diseases and we believe it's incredibly important for all children to be up to date with their vaccines. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has many vaccine resources available, including:

Resources for parents

Our Patient Handouts/Teaching Sheets educate parents and children on a variety of health topics, conditions and procedures. They are written by staff and updated regularly. 

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