Dr. Lamont Tyler is the medical director of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and a previous host of the Doc Talk radio show. Beyond his responsibilities at OSF St. Joseph, Dr. Lamont Tyler supports nonprofit organizations such as United Way, which administers a number of community-oriented programs and connects people with local resources through its 2-1-1 service.
A confidential, no-cost help line, 2-1-1 offers information and support to people across the country and refers callers to local organizations that provide essential health and human services. The organizations in its network cover a wide spectrum of service areas and provide resources for domestic, health, financial, and disaster-related circumstances. Individuals who utilize the help line receive access to information about supplemental food and nutrition programs, veteran services, support groups, addiction prevention, and shelter and housing.
The help line operates via phone and computer platforms, and dialing the toll-free number connects callers to highly trained community resource specialists in their area. For additional information on the 2-1-1 service, visit the official website at 211.org.
As Medical Director of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center’s PromptCare, Dr. Lamont Tyler takes pride in the diverse array of services offered to all individuals on a walk-in basis.