Hornet Health Center - Pellston

A Safe and Caring Place for Students and Families
Free Health Care Services for Youth ages 5-21!


The Hornet Health Center is a Child & Adolescent Health Center providing care and counseling services to Emmet County youth ages 5-21 and their children.

Physical Health and Mental Health Services include:

› Telemedicine
› Weight Management
› Fitness Program
› Nutrition Counseling
› Treatment for illness and injuries.
› Basic laboratory services and tests.
› Referrals to community resources.
› Health assessments and risk reduction.
› Immunizations
› Asthma management.
› Help with quitting smoking and chewing tobacco.
› Individual, family and group counseling.
› Support Groups
› Help with insurance enrollment.

HHC brochure

Why Choose the Hornet Health Center?

› Located in Middle/High School.
› Healthcare geared toward young people.
› Support
› Respect
› Convenient Hours
› Confidentiality
› Coordinated care with family physician.
› We care about you!



Joshua Meyerson, MD, MPH , Medical Director

Dr. Meyerson is a pediatrician and Medical Director at the Health Department, with extensive experience treating adolescents. He oversees clinical activities at the HHC and treats some students.





Melanie Drier, RN, School Nurse

Ms. Drier provides physical health services and wellness education services.





Rachelle Rife, LPC, Mental Health Counselor

Ms. Rife is available for individual, family, and group mental health counseling.





Erika Van Dam, MPH, CHES, Coordinator

Ms. Van Dam coordinates the Hornet Health Center program and oversees day-to-day activities.





Front Desk & Scheduling:

Monday - Friday 8 am - 12 pm and 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Clinic Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8 am - 12 pm and 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 12 pm and 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Closed daily 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Call (800) 432-4121 or 231-539-8550 for more information or to make an appointment.

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