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  • Old-fashioned Christmas sing-along for First Friday

    11/30/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – An old-fashioned Christmas Sing-Along will fill the air with joy and holiday spirit as musician Shelia Thompson leads with acoustic guitar for the next First Friday in the Chapel, at noon, Dec. 4 at the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. The program is free and open to the public, and anyone is welcome to bring a lunch. Thompson, who comes from a family… Read More

  • A holiday gift that POPS

    11/25/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – An evening out at the community’s most cherished holiday event would make a great pre-holiday gift, and it just so happens tickets are on sale right now. The 21st Annual Holiday at the Pops takes place before all the hustle and bustle of Christmas, at 7 p.m., Dec. 12 at the La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte. Doors open at 6 p.m. Balcony tickets are… Read More

  • Affordable health insurance, free help signing up, now available

    11/13/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Starke Counties, Ind. – Affordable health insurance and free help signing up for it is now available during this year’s Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment. Open enrollment for the public to obtain health insurance on the marketplace is from Nov. 1, 2015 to Jan. 31, 2016 for coverage starting as early as Jan. 1, 2015. Come to a free info/enrollment session or… Read More

  • Dr. Hannon welcomes patients, community to celebrate 10 years

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

    New Carlisle, Ind. – Free health screenings, healthy snacks and an opportunity to meet and greet healthcare providers will be the featured activities at an open house celebration commemorating 10 years of healthcare services at the office of Laura Hannon, MD, from IU Health La Porte Physicians Primary Care in New Carlisle. The event will take place form 9 a.m. – Noon (EST), Nov. 13 at the… Read More

  • Foundation launches parks program

    11/06/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - Sometimes a day in the park is just what the doctor ordered. Or, as Charles Dickens once said, “The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy.” On Nov. 14, The Foundation, in support of IU Health La Porte Hospital, together with our local parks departments, will launch the Get Fit RxTrails program, a special new tool to equip children and… Read More

  • Get the skinny on quitting tobacco

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

    La Porte, Starke counties – Wellness Outreach professionals with the IU Health La Porte Hospital Mobile Health Clinic are taking information about lung disease and quitting tobacco on the road this month and look forward to interacting with the public during National COPD Awareness Month. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung conditions that restrict healthy breathing… Read More

  • 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

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