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Franciscan Health Michigan City gives St. Luke, St. Camillus awards

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Franciscan Health Michigan City staff members have recognized two of their colleagues for their team approach to patient care and rapport with staff and patients.

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Methodist Hospitals Offering Farmer’s Market

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Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department will once again be offering a series of Farmer’s Markets to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to the Gary and surrounding communities.

The Farmer’s Market will be held on the following Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Northlake Campus in Gary. The Farmer’s Market will be held in the parking lot directly across from the Administration Building and next to McDonalds:

  • Friday, June 14
  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, August 16
  • Friday, September 6

Look for the big white tent and the Farmer’s Market signs. There will be lots of fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables at wholesale prices. Baked good from local vendors will also be offered.

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Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster and Dyer honor outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week

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Outstanding nurses were recognized at Franciscan Health campuses in Hammond, Munster and Dyer during National Nurses Week earlier this month.

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Get summer ready with hair removal by Vein & Laser institute

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Summertime means shorts, sundresses, workout-wear, and pool-side fashion. But it can also mean the inconvenience of shaving legs, underarms, and other areas – not to mention the uncomfortable and often itchy shave bumps and heat rash that can occur. Before summer hits, consider an appointment at Vein & Laser Institute to explore hair removal treatment.

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Porter Health Care System celebrates employees at recognition banquet

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Porter Health Care System honored their employees’ tenure Wednesday evening at St. Patrick’s Church Trinity Hall. It was a night of fun for co-workers, their families, and a chance to celebrate while taking a well-deserved night off.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City nursing team members make ‘You Can Be a Nurse’ presentation at Edgewood Elementary School


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-You-Can-Be-a-Nurse-2019_01 In celebration of National Nurses Week, nursing team members from Franciscan Health Michigan City presented their annual “You Can Be a Nurse” program at Edgewood Elementary School.

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Glidefit Class at Fitness Pointe Takes Small Group Cross-training to a Whole New Level


Glidefit-Class-at-Fitness-Pointe-Takes-Small-Group-Cross-training-to-a-Whole-New-LevelIf you like a challenge and enjoy the water, the new GlideFit CardioWave “floating fitness” workout is designed especially for you.

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Community, providers show appreciation at La Porte Hospital LifeWorks campus social

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La Porte Hospital’s LifeWorks Campus providers love their work.

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New Franciscan ExpressCare location gets blessing in St. John


New-Franciscan-ExpressCare-location-gets-blessing-in-St-John-2019_01Franciscan Health staff, members of the St. John Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcomed the newest Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location during a blessing and open house on Wednesday, May 8.

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See local agencies compete in Battle of the Medics during EMS Week


rot4Members of the media are invited to cover the annual “Battle of the Medics,” where local first responders will compete in a five-station race against the clock, testing their skill and knowledge.

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Paladin, Inc. Now Offering Residential Services in Lake County


Paladin-Group-Photo-2018 Last September, Paladin- a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating and serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the past 50 years- has expanded its Day Program into Lake County, IN. The organization now has centers in La Porte, Michigan City, Hobart, Highland, and Crown Point.

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