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HealthLinc Michigan City Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Valparaiso, Indiana. – February 8 marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of HealthLinc Michigan City located at 710 Franklin Street. The clinic was developed at the request of The Franciscan Alliance, St Anthony Michigan City. The grant for the clinic, received in August of 2007, was part of President Bush’s initiative to have a community health ...

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HealthLinc provides office space for Our Greater Good

Our Greater Good Moves to New Office Space   (Valparaiso, IN January 23, 2018) Garner Tullis, Executive Director of Our Greater Good announced today that their organization has moved to new office space in the HealthLinc Corporate offices located at 2401 Valley Drive in Valparaiso.   “As a relatively new non-profit, Our Greater Good has ...

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HEALTHLINC REACHES THE TARGET:  BP GOLD ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   November 20, 2017    Valparaiso, IN – HealthLinc reached the Target BP: Gold achievement level as determined by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA).  The Gold achievement level was awarded for HealthLinc’s exceptional blood pressure control rate of >70% throughout t ...

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HEALTHLINC APPOINTS NEW CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   November 9, 2017   Valparaiso, IN –  HealthLinc announces the appointment of Dr. Carl Toren as Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Toren will be responsible for guiding the medical direction of HealthLinc and its providers.  Since April 2016, he has been the site medical director at the East Chicago HealthLinc office, an ...

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HEALTHLINC PREPARES FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT

Valparaiso, IN –  HealthLinc clinics throughout Northwest Indiana will participate in the health insurance marketplace Open Enrollment period beginning November 1 through December 15, 2017.    Each clinic will have health insurance Navigators on hand to assist individuals looking for information on their health insurance options and in gettin ...

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HEALTHLINC AND INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP FOR NORTHWEST INDIANA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 18, 2017   HEALTHLINC AND INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP FOR NORTHWEST INDIANA   (Valparaiso, Indiana):  Indiana Legal Services and HealthLinc have recently partnered to provide no-cost, civil legal aid to HealthLinc patients who are in need of legal services for issues rela ...

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HEALTHLINC RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING PATIENT CARE IN HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2017   HEALTHLINC RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING PATIENT CARE IN HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES   Valparaiso, IN – HealthLinc has received The Guideline Advantage™ Hypertension Control and Diabetes Management Achievement Award for attaining specific quality improvement metrics supported by American Heart Association Hyp ...

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HealthLinc Receives Health Care Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 20, 2017   HEALTHLINC RECEIVES HEALTH CARE GRANTS   Valparaiso, IN – HealthLinc has been awarded the Health Center Quality Improvement FY 2017 Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funds are given when quality measures are met and used by health centers to continue improving the effective ...

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HealthLinc Achieves Highest Level Awarded to Patient-Centered Medical Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 19, 2017 HEALTHLINC ACHIEVES HIGHEST LEVEL AWARDED TO PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME   Valparaiso, IN – HealthLinc has been recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) for five of their community health centers. To reach PCMH Level 3 status, each site had to meet an extensive set of standards as ou ...

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Health Linc Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Event for New Telehealth Program

Health Linc Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Event for New Telehealth Program Valparaiso, Indiana. – HealthLinc celebrates its newest site addition – the “Healthy Vikes” telehealth clinic on Wednesday, August 23 at 5:00 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Middle School located at 1600 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso, Indiana. The school-based telemedicine program is a p ...

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Events

Shakes & Screenings

Support the women in your life!  Join us for Shakes & Screenings Friday, May 11 10am – 3pm HealthLinc Michigan City (710 Franklin St) Healthy Shakes * Goody Bags * Breast Exams * Referrals for Mammograms Uninsured? Underinsured?  You may qualify for the Breast & Cervical Cancer Program! ...

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HAPPY * HEALTHY * SAFETY FAIR

Friday, May 4 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. HealthLinc Valparaiso (1001 N Sturdy Rd)   ...

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8th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative

Saturday, April 28 9:00 a.m.  – 3:00 p.m. @ Marvelous Cuts (2703 Franklin St) & Kuttin’ Up (1608 E Michigan Blvd) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. @ Platinum Designs (1801 Franklin St. ) & Sharpers Image (5150 Franklin St)   FREE screenings: Blood Pressure, Glucose, & BMI) Giveaways, Prostate Health Information and more! ...

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Senior Citizens Day

Thursday, April 5 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Michigan City Senior Center (2 on the lake, Michigan City)   Speakers * Prescription Overview * 340B * Program * Giveaways ...

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Healthy Choices Healthy Lives

  Join us for an afternoon of Education & Fun! with Dr. Gerard Roberts, MD and Brenda Riley, RN   Tuesday, March 20 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. HealthLinc Michigan City (710 Franklin St)     ...

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Depression Sessions

Tuesdays, March 20, 27, & April 3, 10 HealthLinc Valparaiso, Reiner Center (1001 N Sturdy Rd) 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                   Learn:   What depression is and its triggers How to protect yourself from depression Lifestyle changes to improve your mood   Sessions include: DIY a ...

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Get to Know HealthLInc during New Patient Days at HealthLinc Michigan City

  Friday, March 23 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm HealthLinc Michigan City 710 Franklin St., 2nd floor lobby   Featuring:  screenings, information, light snacks, giveaways   Call: 1-888-580-1060 for more information   ...

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Nutrition Sessions

Join HealthLinc for no-cost Nutrition Sessions w/Purdue Extension Mondays from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm HealthLinc Valparaiso, Reiner Center (1001 N Sturdy Rd)                     Featuring:   My Plate * Nutrition Myths * Physical Activity * Hands-on Demonstrations   All sessions are group sess ...

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2 – Week Diabetes Clinic

  Wednesdays, March 21 & 28  from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Michigan City Housing Authority (629 E Michigan Blvd)                       Speakers * Screenings * Refreshments * Giveaways   Featuring:  Healthy eating * Diabetes Overview * Prescriptions * Exercise   Call 1-8 ...

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