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  • Mancini & More featured performace at First Friday in the Chapel

    11/03/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Music from the composer known for the Pink Panther theme song and Peter Gunn television series will come alive on Friday, Nov. 6 as artists Tim King and Andrew Tallackson present Mancini and More at First Fridays in the Chapel. The program is free and open to the public, at noon in the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. King, a tenor, will perform Mancini… Read More

  • Rotary has Bundle Up La Porte drop box at IU Health La Porte Hospital

    09/28/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind., - The Rotary Club of La Porte is partnering with several La Porte City locations to support the Bundle Up La Porte winter clothing drive this season, hoping to help everyone in the community have a warmer winter. New or gently used coats, hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and boots of any size are welcome, as well as new socks of any size. The Rotary drop-off locations in La Porte are:… Read More

  • Free child safety seat checks coming to La Porte

    09/17/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – For children ages 1-13, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death. Parents and caregivers can participate in free child seat safety checks next week to help protect their little ones while riding in vehicles. The event is organized by Jo Ellen England, senior office manager for IU Health La Porte Physicians Pediatrics office. The Car Seat Safety Check event will be… Read More

  • Flu vaccines offered on walk-in basis & in neighborhood clinics

    09/09/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – It just got easier for members of the community to get their annual flu vaccines and recommended pneumonia vaccines, with convenient walk-in services in Michigan City and Hamlet, and several clinics taking place in local neighborhoods. Indiana University Health VNA Services is providing flu vaccinations in several locations this year throughout September and October. The Centers… Read More

  • New OB/GYN physician in Knox, La Porte advocates for women’s health

    08/31/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Knox, La Port, Ind. – Ashley Kirkwood, MD, decided to go into women’s care because she found caring for women of all ages and delivering babies to be “magical.” It’s that sentiment that keeps her focused on being a strong health advocate for adolescents and women. “While I was in medical school, I did a rotation in labor and delivery and it was absolutely magical.… Read More

  • Music of 1930s-50s inspires First Friday performer

    08/30/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Donovan Diedrich loves the sound of big band and swing oldies from 1930s to 1950s. It was this inspiration that led him to start entertaining residents at local senior living centers with his uplifting keyboard and piano talent. Diedrich, a La Porte native and 2012 graduate of La Porte High School, will be the featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel at noon, Sept. 4… Read More

  • Pediatrician offers practical tips for healthy living

    08/27/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – A new pediatrician in town is leaning in with some helpful philosophies to help our community’s children live healthy lives. Praveen Singh, MD, is now seeing patients at the IU Health La Porte Physicians Pediatrics office, 1509 State St., La Porte. He brings to our community a wealth of knowledge and interest in healthy living, and some excellent tips for parents and families.… Read More

  • A safe voice for healthy children

    08/25/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Hadeily Salazar, MD, had no trouble deciding what medical specialty she wanted to pursue. She loves working with newborns and children, and especially likes it when her patients are healthy and happy. This is, in part, why she also takes a special interest in being a trusted provider for young children and adolescents. “Sometimes it is not easy for children who are growing… Read More

  • Expert ENT care in Michigan City, La Porte

    08/24/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, Ind. – Children and adults in Michigan City and La Porte have access to expert ear, nose and throat care with Austin Bancroft, DO, and new technology by their side. For most people, relief is the goal when it comes to ENT care. Bancroft, a member of IU Health La Porte Physicians ENT Care, uses the latest technology and techniques to offer patients safe care, and relief from common… Read More

  • New OB/GYN physician lands in La Porte

    08/18/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Bethany Cluskey, MD, is a new obstetrician/gynecologist who is accepting new patients at her La Porte office. Cluskey joined IU Health La Porte Physicians Women’s Care this month, and said she is looking forward to connecting with the community. “One of the most powerful things you can have in life is a trusted physician and healthcare provider, who you know is on… Read More

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