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Community Medical Clinic's ExpressCARE

Community Medical Clinic's ExpressCARE offers convenient walk-in clinic services.  

 Monday-Friday 7:00 am-7:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 8:00 am-2:00 pm.
(Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving Day).

CMC's ExpressCARE offers healthcare services for those who do not have a primary care provider and offers services when other primary care providers’ offices may be closed.  The entrance to CMC's ExpressCARE shares an entrance with Pana Community Hospital’s Emergency Department.  All patients will be screened before entering the clinic and asked to wear a mask upon entering.     


Jennifer Weekly, Family Nurse Practitioner

Weekly grew up in Chicago before moving to Cowden, IL in 2004.  She began her nursing career as an LPN in 2011 and then received her ADN from Lake Land College in 2015.  In 2017, she received her BSN from Indiana Wesleyan University and her FNP degree from the same University in 2020.  Jennifer has experience working Med/Surg as well as Family Practice and hospice.  Jennifer and her husband, Eric Weekly live in Cowden and have two children, Warren and Siddalee.





Whitney Carruthers, Family Nurse Practitioner

Carruthers is a graduate of Ramsey High School and received her BSN from St. John’s College of Nursing in 2014.  She received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Maryville University in 2019.  She has experience working at St. Mary's Hospital in the ICU and Float Pool, as well as home health.  Whitney and her husband Ryan Carruthers live in Herrick with their daughters Kathryn 'Ryn' and Nora.



We accept all major insurance carriers, Medicare, and Medicaid.  Please check with your individual insurance provider to verify coverage.




We have created this video to assist you in the process:  Patient Portal Registry and Video Visit Guide.  


ExpressCare offers patients access to their medical information securely through an online patient portal.   With the HealthELife online patient portal, you can conveniently and securely manage your healthcare needs on your desktop computer or through a free mobile app.

You can use your HealthELife portal to:

  • Send secure messages to your providers
  • Request prescription refills
  • Request or cancel appointments
  • Request and Start a Video Visit 
  • View lab, radiology  results
  • Look up your vital signs, medications, immunization history, and much more
  • Receive reminders for upcoming visits 
  • Pay your bill online 

All you need to activate this service is a valid e-mail address for each person registering for the portal.  Just provide your email address to our registration staff to get the process started.  


Please call 217-562-6219 with any questions you have about enabling or using the portal.