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Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.
The Adam Benjamin, Jr. VA Outpatient Clinic in Crown Point, IN, is part of the VA Chicago Health Care System and is located 55 miles southeast of Chicago.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides support, education and resources for people affected by or interested in Alzheimer’s disease and/or dementia. Our services include 24/7 Helpline, support groups, educational programs, consultations and MedicAlert ...
Provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by hepatitis and other liver related diseases.
The American Red Cross provides emergency food, clothing, shelter and relief to victims of disasters and emergencies. In addition, the Red Cross of Northwest Indiana provides Health and Safety Classes, First Aid and CPR classes, EMT Training, Disaster and ...
Disaster services. CPR and First Aid courses, Pet First Aid Classes, Health and Safety Classes, Disaster Classes, Bloodmobiles.
Invite a Speaker to Your Organization - The Arthritis Foundation Speakers Bureau provides FREE resource and educational presentations about Arthritis Foundation programs and resources, Physical Activity and Arthritis Management.
HIV Street and Community Outreach, Counseling, Education and Testing, support/discussion groups, The BUB Safe Space Initiative is reduce homelessness by providing safe and affordable housing for gay men and transgendered individuals living with and impact ...
Helps those affected by cancer obtain the support and resources they need to cope with the diagnosis.
Volunteer based medical clinic serving uninsured citizens in the Calumet Area.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our community and provide compassionate care with the finest technology and services available today. At Community Hospital, we have made investments in new technologies used for the detection and treatment of ...
Home health care.
Fairmeadows Pharmacy, 800 MacArthur Blvd., is now offering a new drug take back program to help its patients safely dispose of medicines that may be dangerous to others and to the environment. An estimated 250 million pounds of unused medications are impr ...
Check with your local police station. They are participating as drop-off points to dispose of unwanted pills.
The East Chicago Community Health Center provides high quality, affordable primary care services delivered by a staff to include: family and general practitioners, nurse practitioners, and bilingual personnel.
The East Chicago Health Department is dedicated to serve the citizens of East Chicago by promoting good health and a clean environment for a healthier community. Services are available to all citizens of the city. In fact, every resident of the City ...
An educational program specifically geared for low-income mothers of young children residing in East Chicago, IN. who regularly rely on food pantries for a portion of their nutritional requirements.
Home-based program helping limited-income families with children under age 12 improve their nutrition.
Mission to increase the ability of individuals and families with limited resources to utilize their food dollars and food stamps appropriately and to provide a safe meal environment.
The Community Hospital Fitness PointeSM is a medically based, 84,000 square-foot fitness center designed to help individuals achieve a life-long healthy life style.
Community HealthNet (CHN) is a non-profit community based primary health care organization dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, comprehensive and quality health service regardless of ability to pay.
Provides public health services to Gary residents.
Social agency providing a variety of services to all age groups. Most programs free, Sliding scale fees for day care for working families.
Meets 10 am to 2 pm each Wednesday. Health care issues or denied health claims call 888-923-3330, prescription assistance call 219-947-6846.
Healthy East Chicago, Inc. is a collaborative effort initiated by the City of East Chicago in partnership with St. Catherine Hospital. It is a consortium organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes to focus on issues such as access to healt ...
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