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At Connection Medical Clinic, our mission is simple – connect body, soul & spirit. We want to provide services that benefit your health and well-being and connect you with personalized resources to help you stay on a path to wellness.

The Connection Medical Clinic is located inside of The Connection Center. The Connection Center building is right next to Calvary Assembly of God of Demotte Church.

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Acute Care Services

Acute Conditions:

Coughs & Colds


Sinus Infections

Sore Throats & Strep Throat

Ear Aches & Ear Infections

Bronchitis & Respiratory Infections

Eye Irritations & Infections

Fevers & Flu-like Symptoms

Upset Stomach, Vomiting & Diarrhea

Insect Bites & Stings

Sprains & Strains

First & Second-Degree Burns

Minor Cuts & Lacerations (no stitches)

Skin Infections/Rashes (no incision & drainage)


Urinary Tract Infections

Yeast Infections

Back Pain

Migraine Headache

Allergies (injections not offered)


Cash Pay Services:

School, Sports, Camp, & D.O.T. Physicals

TB skin test placement and readings (coverage may vary by insurance plan).


Tetanus& Tdap 

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (formulation available end of 2021)


Vitamin B12 Injections

Contraceptive Injections

COVID-19 Testing:

Antigen testing subject to availability

***No steroid injections are offered at this time. Additional medical services may be added at a later date***

Family Medicine

Our patients depend on us to provide this high quality and affordable services. We offer a wide variety of services that are fully personalized and administered by our Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Family Medicine.
Contact us with any questions or simply to learn more about our services.

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Hours of Operation

Coming soon: Schedule your visit online via the Athenahealth portal link by selecting the "Appointment Requests" button. You will need to create an account to make an appointment. Walk-ins and same day appointments are coming soon!

Mon - Fri: To Be Determined
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed


Masks are required to be worn prior to entering the clinic per provider discretion.

Help protect our community and healthcare provider by wearing a mask prior to entering the clinic.
To help conserve supplies, use cloth or homemade masks when visiting us, performing essential work or errands while also observing social distancing guidelines.
Performing hand hygiene when entering and leaving the facility is essential in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
A mask will be provided if you do not have a mask available.


Insurance Plans

A Wide Range of Coverage Coming Soon

We strive to provide quality and comprehensive healthcare for all of our patients. Before visiting Connection Medical Clinic, we recommend reviewing the list below of which insurance plans we accept at this time. We are in the process of expanding our current list of insurance payers that are contracted with Connection Medical Clinic. If your provider is not included or listed as "pending" please continue to check our website for updates on expanding in-network plans!

Samaritan Ministries-In-Network



United Healthcare-Pending

Cigna-Out of Network




Aetna-Out of Network




IU Health-Pending


Health Alliance-Pending



About Me

Desireé Samples is a Northwest Illinois native that relocated to our local
community in late 2015. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with
10 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a busy wife and Mom
to 3 children, Eric (11), Addelin (9) and Colten (6). Her household stays
active in academics and sports. She loves spending time together with her family
baking, hosting parties, hiking, playing games & traveling.
Desireé has 16 years of experience caring for all ages of the lifespan including
children. She has both pediatric and adult critical care experience as well as a retail
health background. She has spent the last 8 years caring for people in her local
communities in a retail health setting. She truly feels that God has blessed her with a
gift and she wants to use her passion for wellness for His purpose. Her vision for
the Connection Medical Clinic began 2 years ago when she saw the need for
quality and affordable healthcare in our community for both uninsured as well as
insured patients.
At Connection Medical Clinic, our mission is simple – connect body,
soul & spirit. We want to provide patients with comprehensive services to benefit
their health and well-being and connect you with personalized resources to help
you stay on your path to wellness.
Scheduling and appointment availability coming soon!


The Connection Center

A Place Of Christ Centered Community Outreach

We are in Phase 1 of The Connection Center. Our newly remodeled facility is located next to Calvary Assembly of God Church. Our facility focuses on community outreach with a mindset of ministry to our surrounding community. Our current programs include: homework help, counseling services, social services, banquette hall/catering & senior fitness programs.

Phase 2 Stage of The Connection Center is also underway! Phase 2 will include even more opportunities for our community. We are looking forward to being able to play basketball, soccer, & volleyball at our new fitness center. There will be fitness rooms for physical training and classes in conjunction with a rehab facility. There will be a full service café with a commons area for relaxation before or after a workout. The upstairs will have a padded walking/running track for those who enjoy low impact exercise. More information to come soon on our expansion!

Counseling Services

Randy Schrock, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

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It's time to turn your perception and uncertainty around.  Let our licensed therapist help you through whatever life is dealing you and turn things around. This is a positive first step...a step towards healing. 

Contact us now for an appointment.  Hours vary by appointment only.

Counseling services provided, but not limited to:


-Substance Abuse

-Anxiety & other Emotional Disorders

-Marital & Family Counseling

-Behavioral Disorders



Contact us: 219-987-4280

Social Services

Tabitha Hart, BSW

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We feel that we are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus by meeting people where they are and walking through the fire with them with love. The Social Services program at The Connection Center serves the purpose to meet people’s need for resources and community engagement. When you come into the Social Services office you will be met with a competent and professional staff member.  They will walk alongside you wherever you are in life by listening to your needs or concerns and research solutions that will best meet your needs. Our heart is to also grow as we go! We want to grow where the need is in order to best serve our community and the wonderful people living in it. 

Services currently offered:

  • Case Management: Someone to walk alongside of you as you navigate a need for services. We will help you develop positive skills and empower you in your own life, while assisting you in accessing resources.

  • Resource referrals at the local, state, and federal level.

  • Assistance in accessing government programs and resources.

  • Community Engagement: Building bridges in the community and providing educational opportunities for social issues. 

We are consistently seeking new ways to serve youth, family, and individuals within our community. Be on the lookout for expanding services in the near future!

Contact us: 219-987-4280

Homework Help

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Our Homework Help service is offered to students who may need a little extra help to achieve the academic success they are wanting to reach. 

Our services will be open on Tuesday's and Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 pm (starting March 30th). Students will have to sign-in and sign-out of the sessions. There will also be a rules & expectation form that is required to be signed by a parent/guardian. This is group learning setting, this is not a one-on-one tutoring session. If you are wanting additional one-on-one help, it can be arranged (fees apply).

Our staff will include teachers and peer adult/student assistants with the mission of helping your student become confident and successful in their course work. 


Contact Us

1317 15th St SE
DeMotte, Indiana 46310

Phone: 219-270-3358

Fax: 833-638-0226

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