Health Council

About

Out Health Council partners with a number of local organizations while supporting many community initiatives. We collaborated with organizations that provide services like 2-1-1 and address ongoing community health concerns for at-risk populations including: individuals with mental health concerns, people coping with the effects of substance abuse and addiction health, the aging community, the disabled, youth, and families. Below are just a few of the programs our Health Council supports.

  • United Way 2-1-1, a community directory that enables people in our county to address unmet areas of need.
  • IU Health LaPorte Hospital Community Health and Dental Center, which addresses under-served and disadvantaged individual’s health needs regardless of ability to pay.
  • HealthLinc, which provides community health services on a sliding scale to assist the under-insured and under-served.
  • Franciscan Alliance’s Open Door Community Alliance which addresses gap needs for pharmaceutical assistance.
  • Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana, which addresses substance abuse in our county.

These are just some of the numerous programs that we support and that collaborate with us on improving the health of the community.

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Health Council Meeting

The Health Council meets every second Tuesday of the month at 8:30am at the NIEF Building in downtown Michigan City, IN. To be added to the distribution list for meeting information, please contact jennifer@healthycommunitieslpc.org.

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Uninsured Residents

28%

Adult smokers

27%

Children Living in Poverty

32%

Adult Obesity