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Nursing Services

WE Care Clinic provides affordable, comprehensive nursing services to SIUE students and the community:


The WE CARE Clinic is a nurse-managed primary care clinic sponsored by SIUE School of Nursing to provide care to diverse clients in the metro-east. The professional nursing staff consists of advanced practice nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialist faculty.

Our mission:

  • Provide comprehensive evidence-based primary care services to people in the metro-east area
  • Work with residents, health care providers and agencies to identify health needs, and to develop and implement plans to meet those needs
  • Provide educational experiences to undergraduate and graduate students that promote intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social growth

Our vision:

  • Integrate primary care and public health to provide holistic, culturally competent care across the lifespan that promotes health and well-being for the people in the metro-east area
  • Provide opportunities for interdisciplinary care experiences, services and research for undergraduate and graduate students and university faculty
  • Promote partnerships between university faculty, students and members of the community to decrease health disparities and promote health in the surrounding communities

Our philosophy:

All people have a right to quality health care regardless of their age, income, education, gender, sexual orientation or religion that respects the uniqueness of the individual, respects individual’s rights and strives to empower individuals to make appropriate choices about their health. 

Types of Available Services

  • Physical examinations
  • Treatment for stable chronic conditions
  • Asthma treatment
  • Treatment for hypertension
  • Treatment for diabetes
  • Memory screenings
  • Lead testing
  • Hemaglobin/anemia screening
  • Women's health
  • Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
  • Contraceptive management
  • Paps smears
  • Pediatrics: 2 years and up
  • Men's health
  • Health risk assessments
  • DOT drug testing

Service Locations

SIUE East St. Louis Higher Education Campus
601 James R. Thompson Blvd. Building D, Suite 2015
East St. Louis, IL 62201 

On-Site Locations & Clinics on the Go

  • Head Start sites
  • Senior centers
  • Churches
  • Schools
  • Day care centers
  • Businesses and corporations

Payment for Services

SIUE WE CARE Clinic accepts:

  • Illinois Public Aid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Health Link
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry/Aetna
  • NGS
  • Cigna
  • Meridian
  • Molina
  • Harmony
  • Wellcare
  • United Healthcare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Fee for service


Nursing Faculty and Staff

Contact SIUE WE CARE Clinic
SIUE East St. Louis Higher Education Campus
601 James R. Thompson Blvd. Building D, Suite 2015
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Phone (618) 482-6959
Fax (618) 482-8311
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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