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Mobile Health Unit to Distribute Take-Home Colon Cancer Awareness Kits

colorectal-la-porte-hospitalThe Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout March to educate on colorectal cancer prevention during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Take-home test kits will be available.

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St. Catherine Hospital Brings The Heart Truth Campaign to East Chicago During National Wear Red Day Observance 2017


To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign.

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Count on Porter’s CareExpress Urgent Care Centers for Prompt Care of Minor Illnesses and Injuries


When you need to see a doctor but you can’t get an appointment until next week, what do you do? Take the next available opening? Go to the ER? Decide to tough it out? With Porter’s CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers you now have another choice – a smart, cost-effective and convenient one.

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We’re On Top at Porter


By focusing on quality care for our patients, and by always striving to do what’s right, Porter has earned “Top Performer” recognition for the second year in a row.

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Are Your Hips a Pain?

hippainOccasional discomfort in your hips has turned into near-constant pain. What can you do to calm the irritated joints?

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Emergencies Don’t Take a Break for the Holidays. Neither Does Porter Regional Hospital

Porter-Regional-Holspital-30-minute-holiday-2015If you are experiencing an emergency, or even if you are just feeling really sick, remember that we’re here for you – even during the holidays.

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Franciscan Hospital and Healthcare of Munster Hosts Party to Highlight New Full-Service Emergency Department


Franciscan Hospital and Healthcare has something they want to share with the community. After 18 months of planning and hard work, the new emergency department is scheduled to open in just a few weeks. The good folks at Franciscan threw a pre-opening sneak peek event this weekend, open to the public, and we were invited to visit.

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Community Healthcare System, Franciscan Alliance and Methodist Hospitals Community Health Needs Survey 2015

surveyCommunity Healthcare System, the Franciscan Alliance and Methodist Hospitals are working together on a project to better understand the barriers to good health that exist in the communities that they serve.

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Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Change Registration Procedures to Include Photo I.D.

chs-stockFor patient privacy and safety, the registration staff at Community Healthcare System hospitals (Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart) will be asking to take patient photos.

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Going to the Emergency Department

going-to-the-erThe emergency room (ER) is your lifeline to health when an unexpected medical issue happens.

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Porter Health Care System Presents “Pink at Portage” on July 18, 2015

Pink-at-Portage-2Porter Health Care System will host “Pink at Portage” from 7 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, July 18 in the Women’s Center at Portage Hospital, located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage. “Pink at Portage” offers women getting their mammography screenings a complimentary brunch and massage one Saturday a month.

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