Tobacco Open House – HealthLinc East Chicago

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READY TO QUIT SMOKING? 

Tobacco Open House
HealthLinc East Chicago 
(1313 W. Chicago Ave)
Tuesday, November 15
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Education, Resources & Information on smoking interventions & how you can quit smoking.

Sponsored by the Northwest Indiana Health Department Cooperative Minority Tobacco Prevention Coalition.

Open Enrollment Event
LaSalle Public Library – South Bend, IN
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Enrolling and educating consumers in HIP2.0 and Marketplace insurance

 

HealthLinc Michigan City to host Diabetic Clinic

HealthLinc Michigan City will host a 3-week, no-cost Diabetic Clinic in conjunction with National Diabetes Month.  Each session will include screenings, snacks, a raffle and educational discussions on diabetes and diabetic prescriptions, and other health-related topics.

The clinics will be on November 3, 10 and 17 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the HealthLinc Michigan City clinic located at 710 Franklin Street, Suite 200 in Michigan City.diabetes

Open Enrollment has started!

Join us for Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Market place from November 1, 2016 thru January 31, 2017.  Enrollment specialists and insurance navigators will be at each of the HealthLinc clinics throughout the enrollment period to answer your questions and assist with securing insurance through the marketplace.  Here is the schedule for each HealthLinc clinic:

 

East Chicago                           Tuesdays & Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1313 W Chicago Ave.

 

Michigan City                         Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
710 Franklin St.

 

Mishawaka                             Mondays & Fridays from 10 a.m – 4 p.m.
420 W. 4th St.

 

Valparaiso                              Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1001 N Sturdy Rd.

 

*appointments suggested  *walk-ins welcome
Bilingual Assistance Available

 

 

 

 

HealthLinc patients – WIN a Thanksgiving Dinner!

For every kept appointment from October 17-November 14 (medical, dental, optometry), HealthLinc patients will be entered into a drawing for a Thanksgiving Dinner.  5 winners per clinic.  One entry for every kept appointment!

HealthLinc to Host Women’s Wellness Events

HealthLinc will celebrate Women’s Wellness all month long with special events featuring refreshments, giveaways, health screenings, and more at the clinics:

 

Bringing Cancer Awareness
Friday, October 14
11am-1pm
Mishawaka Clinic
420 W 4th St, Mishawaka

 

Ladies’ Night Out
Thursday, October 20
5:30pm-7:30pm
Valparaiso Clinic (Reiner Center)
1001 N Sturdy Rd, Valparaiso

 

Bringing Cancer Awareness
Saturday, October 29
10am-12pm
East Chicago Clinic
1313 W. Chicago Ave

 

Scare Away Cancer
Monday, October 31
8am-4pm
Knox Clinic
104 E Culver Rd, Suite 106

 

 

HealthLinc supports Community Partner

Make plans to attend

Open Door Garden Show
July 23-24
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Judy’s Daylilies
1805 N 675 W
LaPorte, IN  46350

Plants*Grasses* Trees for sale
*proceeds to benefit Open Door Community Alliance

 

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HealthLinc Celebrates National Health Center Week

HealthLinc will celebrate National Health Center Week with a Health Fair and party at each of the HealthLinc clinics this summer. “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health,” will include fun activities for kids and families while at the same time promoting well-child check-ups, school physicals, and immunizations. Each child that attends will receive a backpack with health and school supplies (while supplies last) to help get the school year started off right.

 

Here are the dates and schedule of this year’s events:

Knox July 22, 2016 (3 p.m. – 5 p.m. CST)
104 East Culver Road, Knox, IN 46534
East Chicago August 8, 2016 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST)
1313 West Chicago Ave, East Chicago, IN 46312
Mishawaka August 9, 2016 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST)
420 West 4th St., Mishawaka, IN 46544
Michigan City August 9, 2016 (3 p.m. – 6 p.m. CST)
710 Franklin Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360
Valparaiso August 10,2016 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST)
1001 N Sturdy Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
Valparaiso Porter-Starke August 17, 2016 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST)
701 Wall St., Valparaiso, IN 46383

The goal is to host an event that makes an impact on how families view community health centers and health care as a part of a happy, healthy life. These events highlight the important role that health centers have in providing access to affordable, high-quality, cost-effective health care to the medically vulnerable and underserved in our communities.

HealthLinc sponsors Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative

HealthLinc is proud to sponsor the 6th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative.  On Saturdays throughout the month of April, barbershops throughout Indiana will host FREE health and wellness screenings including blood pressure & blood glucose, as well as provide prostate health information.

 

HealthLinc will be at Marvelous Cuts, Sharper’s Image, and Platinum Designs in Michigan City on April 16th and at Harbor Barbers in East Chicago on April 23rd.    For more information on dates and locations 2016 BBHI_Poster.

EASTER EGG HUNT: Michigan City

 HealthLinc will participate in the 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Michigan City on Saturday, March 19th.  Along with the traditional “egg hunt” HealthLinc will be on hand to schedule appointments for Well-Child CheckUps at the Michigan City Clinic.  Any parent making and keeping an appointment for their child by May 1st will receive FREE movie tickets after their visit. 

 

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19, 2016

12:00pm-1:00pm

Washington Park/Fedders Alley

Michigan City, IN