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  • VanPutten opens new office in Michigan City

    08/07/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, Ind. – One of Michigan City’s most trusted eye doctors and surgeons has opened a new office in Michigan City. Douglas VanPutten, MD, who has been providing expert eye care to La Porte County communities for more than 25 years, has joined IU Health La Porte Physicians. VanPutten began seeing patients this week in his new office in Michigan City at IU Health LifeWorks, 3777… Read More

  • Free back-to-school dental exams

    07/23/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - The Indiana University Health La Porte Cental Center will be busy in August with the return of the free school dental exam program for children without dental insurance. The exams meet the requirement of the La Porte Community School Corporation and appointments are required. Exams are available from: 8-10 a.m., August 4, 5, 7 or 8 4-6 p.m., August 6 or 13 To make an appointment, call… Read More

  • Free hearing screening

    07/20/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Individuals who want to learn if they have a possible hearing problem or hearing loss can participate in a free hearing screening from 1-3 p.m., July 28 in La Porte. Appointments are required by calling 219-325-7648. The screening is for people ages five and older. It involves listening to a series of tones and sounds through comfortable headphones, and responding to the sounds… Read More

  • Free concert features local talent in a Night of Sacred Music

    07/20/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - Amazing local talent will be featured in a Night of Sacred & Patriotic music, a free concert sposored by the La Porte County Familiy YMCA Acquatic Department. The event is from 6-8 p.m., July 25 at the IU Health La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. It is free and open to the public. Performing will be Jane Eisele (soprano), Mike Green (tenor), and Holly Higdon… Read More

  • Free Zumba in July, August

    07/15/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. - The community is invited to get your wiggle on with a variety of free Zumba classes in July and August. Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital Wellness Outreach presents Zumba - Latin-infused exercise programs combining upbeat music and trendy dance moves - several days a week at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. July and August classes are free so the community can… Read More

  • Vouchers still availble to cover mammogram costs

    07/09/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte County, Ind. - Vouchers are still available to cover the cost of screening mammograms and some diagnostic follow-up procedures for women in La Porte County who are due for their annual mammograms. The vouchers are for low-income, uninsured or underinsured women age 40 and older, and women of any age who are at high risk for breast cancer. Individuals should contact their physician’s… Read More

  • IU Health colleague featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel

    06/25/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    An Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital colleague who is completely self-taught on piano will be the featured performer during First Friday in the Chapel July 3 at noon at the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. Travis King, 22, is the son of Steve and Kathy King, and a 2011 graduate of La Porte High School, where he was involved in the Project Search Program.… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Hospital, related entities, award $42,000

    06/22/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, the La Porte Hospital Foundation and the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 38 students a total of $42,000 in scholarships and loans in support of the organizations’ commitment to encouraging local students to pursue careers in healthcare. Recipients and their families attended an award program June 9 at IU Health La Porte Hospital. “Since 1983,… Read More

  • Mommy Meet-Up event offers free health information, screenings, giveaways

    06/22/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    The stick has spoken. It’s clearly a bright blue plus sign. You’re going to have a baby! Meanwhile, your friends who have already had children are not apologizing for the bags under their eyes. And let’s not forget about all those moms with toddlers, who are cute as can be, but getting into all kinds of trouble. We know you have lots of questions about being a mom. Or maybe you just… Read More

  • Teens can learn to be safe babysitters

    06/17/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital will offer Safe Sitter® courses from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.,  June 23, July 17, and July 30.  The cost if $40. This course helps teens aged 11 and up feel more confident in their ability to care for younger children. It can even help them feel more comfortable staying home alone. Safe Sitter® courses have helped… Read More

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