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  • Women invited to free cervical cancer, breast cancer screening event

    01/08/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – Free screenings, a chance to interact with physicians and providers, and delicious “cancer-busting” appetizers are the highlights of the Cervical Cancer Awareness Event, from 2-6 p.m., Jan. 29 at the IU Health Community Health Center, 400 Teegarden St., La Porte. Registration is required for the cervical cancer screening and clinical breast exam by calling 219-325-7648.… Read More

  • Additional health insurance sign-up programs added before Feb. 15 deadline

    01/08/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Anthem, MDWise and other products now accepted in 2015   La Porte, IN – IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals’ certified Health Exchange navigators have added convenient evening and afternoon sessions for those who would like assistance signing up for insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. One-on-one appointments also are available by calling 855.400.2045. Open enrollment… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Hospital open as warming center

    01/06/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    With temperatures reaching dangerously cold levels in the coming days, Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital will serve as a warming station in the community through the end of the day Jan. 9. Warming station visitors are reminded to bring all of their necessities while using the warming center, including their required medications, money to purchase food or drinks at the hospital, or their own… Read More

  • One last bit of holiday cheer: Pops wrapup

    01/05/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    All agreed, something special about this year’s Pops At the end of this year’s Holiday at the Pops concert presented by the La Porte Hospital Foundation, the chatter started almost immediately. At the program’s end, after the air was filled with nearly 1,700 people singing the gentle Silent Night in unison, comments could be heard throughout about how the Pops was really something… Read More

  • Women in La Porte County to benefit from IBCAT grant

    01/02/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Women in La Porte County who may be at risk for breast cancer but do not have the resources for a screening mammogram once again have hope. The La Porte Hospital Foundation, on behalf of Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, was awarded a $14,300 grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust (IBCAT), Inc. Through funding from IBCAT, the La Porte Hospital Foundation Breast Cancer Project… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals initiate visitor recommendations during flu season

    12/16/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals are urging the public to follow visiting recommendations within the hospitals to help prevent the spread of flu. The state of Indiana is experiencing an increasing number of flu cases, so the hospitals have enacted the visitor recommendations to discourage the spread of flu and keep patients and healthcare workers safe. The temporary policy… Read More

  • Every appointmen​t made, kept offers hope to patients

    12/08/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Blood donations important during holidays With the holiday season upon us, many individuals are making plans to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones. For this reason, and sometimes due to inclement weather, blood and platelet donations decrease at the holiday season. The Red Cross is urging people to make and keep blood and platelet donation appointments during this busy time. Each appointment… Read More

  • Special surprise recognitions planned for 20th annual Pops concert

    12/08/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    December 13 will mark the 20th year the La Porte community has been wrapped in the warm tradition of Holiday at the Pops, and this year promises much of the same—with a few surprise special recognitions sprinkled in. The warm glow of twinkling holiday decorations, flawless voices of local performers, and the beautiful melodies of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra are the flagships of Holiday… Read More

  • Convenient sessions added for insurance enrollment

    12/07/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals’ certified Health Exchange navigators have added convenient evening and afternoon sessions for those who would like assistance signing up for insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. One-on-one appointments also are available by calling 855.400.2045. Open enrollment for the marketplace ends Feb. 15, 2015. All Americans are now… Read More

  • Former Carnegie Hall performer headlines December concert

    12/04/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Judy Wright will be the featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel, at noon, Dec. 5 at the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. The concert is free and open to the public. Bring a lunch! Wright is a retired teacher from the La Porte Community School Corporation. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Bethel College and a Master of Science from Indiana University. She sang… Read More

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