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  • The City of Carlinville offers a number of health care options to suit your medical needs, including physicians, dentists, chiropractors and emergency services. Contact the Student Life Office for questions regarding your medical needs at 217-854-5512.

    Student Medical Insurance Coverage

    • All students must provide evidence and information of their medical insurance coverage. Those without insurance will be required to purchase a medical insurance plan contracted by the college with University Health Plans.
    • Blackburn College University Health Plan Brochure
    • For specific policy information, refer to page 43 in your Student Handbook found in your Blackburn planner.
    • Questions about medical insurance can be directed to the Student Life Office at 217-854-5512.

    Carlinville Area Hospital

    For emergency care, Carlinville Area Hospital is located 2 miles away from the Blackburn College campus. Hospital services include imaging services, a full service laboratory, therapy and rehab services, and a 24-hour emergency department.

    Local Physicians

    For non-emergency services, visit these area physicians:

    Macoupin County Public Health Department 
    Monday through Thursday
    (Most insurance and Medicaid accepted. A sliding fee scale is offered to uninsured patients.)
    805 N Broad Street, Carlinville, IL 62626

    Carlinville Family Practice
    Dr. Brian Quarton
    Wayne Belvins, PA-C
    Hollie Trettenero, NP
    15574 Rt. 108
    Carlinville, IL 62626
    Phone: 217-854-4319

    Springfield Clinic
    Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien— Pediatrician
    FNP-BC Holly Yoder
    PA-C Hannah Javens
    Wendy Harmon, LCSW
    101 McCausland
    Carlinville, IL 62626
    Phone: 217-854-5099

    Carlinville Family Health Care
    Dr. Kate Wilkens
    Dr. August Adams
    Rachel Pranger, CNP
    Anne Zahniser, FNP-C
    20613 N. Broad
    Carlinville, IL 62626
    Phone: 217-854-3881

    Illini Medical Associates (IMA)
    Dr. Lourdes Cruz
    Dr. Jose Villegas
    Debbie Seymous—NP
    103 McCausland
    Carlinville, IL 62626
    Phone: 217-854-2623

    Health and Wellness

    Blackburn College provides a weight room and fitness room for student use located on the second (weights) and third (fitness) floors of Dawes Gymnasium. Weight training machines, free weights, and cardio machines are available. Two racquet ball courts are available on a first come first, first serve basis.

    Weight and fitness room hours will be posted on the doors at the beginning of the semester.