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Engineering Healthier Communities

Published: July 15th, 2014

HealthLincUninsured citizens can receive immunizations and sports physicals at no cost on Friday, Aug. 8th at HealthLinc’s Back to School Health and Wellness Fair. Read the rest of this entry »

ACA Application Deadline Approaching

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 12th, 2014

The clock is ticking for uninsured Hoosiers to apply for health-care coverage through the insurance marketplace. HealthLinc is a federally qualified health center serving northern Indiana. According to CEO Beth Wrobel, now that the initial hiccups with the national website for the Affordable Care Act are resolved, and those who signed up now getting their insurance cards, perceptions about the marketplace plans have changed.

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HealthLinc Hosts Coffee Talks Regarding ACA Enrollment

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 7th, 2014

With more than 150,000 uninsured adults and children in Northern Indiana, HealthLinc is hosting coffee talks on the Affordable Care Act and enrollment. As a community health center, HealthLinc received a grant to educate and assist more than 8,000 people in enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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HealthLinc Collecting Bottled Water for Those in Need

Published: February 12th, 2014

HealthLinc in Knox is taking on an initiative to help those without water.

Angie Garner said those who are suffering from the effects of the harsh winter temperatures this season and frozen pipes need help getting water. Garner is asking for donations of bottled water at their facility located south of IU Health Starke Hospital in Knox.

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HealthLinc to Host Coffee Talks on Affordable Care Act at SCPL

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: November 25th, 2013

HealthLinc will be hosting “coffee talks” on the Affordable Care Act and its enrollment today at the Starke County Library, where they will discuss provide an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Affordable Care Act and how the law affects them and their loved ones. Certified application counselors will be on hand to help people enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace and help them find out if they qualify for subsidies that offset the cost of insurance coverage.

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Back to School Health and Fun Fair Set for Friday

Published: August 5th, 2013

This is National Health Center Week and a Back-to-School Health and Fun Fair will be conducted by HealthLinc in Knox this week to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as solutions for affordable and accessible health care.

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HealthLinc to Hold Back to School Health and Wellness Fair

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: July 15th, 2013

With the start of the school year less than a month away, many physically active students are in need of sports physicals before they can get in the game, and all students need to be sure they are up-to-date on their immunizations. Fortunately, HealthLinc will soon be holding their Back to School Health and Wellness Fair on Friday, Aug. 9 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Free Dental Services to be Offered to Children Feb. 18

Published: February 11th, 2013

 Monday, Feb. 18 is American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” Day and HealthLinc will be participating in offering free dental services to uninsured children 18 years old and younger.

HealthLinc’s dental professionals will be giving free exams, cleanings, sealants and education at the Valparaiso and Michigan City sites. Those from Knox who would like to schedule an appointment can do so at either location. If you have Medicaid and other insurance coverage, you should call and ask about other appointment options.

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HealthLinc Holds Back to School Health and Wellness Fair

Published: August 2nd, 2012

Residents visit the HealthLinc Back to School Health and Wellness Fair

HealthLinc, Inc. hosted a Back to School Health and Wellness Fair yesterday afternoon at the Knox HealthLinc Clinic. Uninsured and underinsured children were able to receive immunizations and sports physicals for the start of the school year.

HealthLinc Site Manager, Angie Gardner talks about other activities during yesterday’s event.

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Back to School Health and Wellness Fair Set For Aug. 1

Published: July 25th, 2012

Healthlinc, Inc. will be hosting the third annual Back to School Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, August 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. CT at the Knox Healthlinc Clinic, located at 104 E. Culver Road.

During this event, donated backpacks and supplies will be given to school-aged children, immunizations will be provided, and sports physicals will be available for uninsured and under-insured children. Other information and entertainment will also be offered.

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Back to School Health and Wellness Fair set for August 4th

Published: July 25th, 2011

Senator Dick Lugar and the staff at Healthlinc in Knox are partnering to present the 2nd Annual Back to School Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, August 4th. The event will be held at the Healthlinc office at 104 E. Culver Road in Knox from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Volunteer Fair this Saturday in Knox

Published: April 27th, 2011

The annual Volunteer Fair is this Saturday, April 30th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Knox High School. The Volunteer Fair is sponsored by the Community Services of Starke County, Northwest Indiana Action Corporation, United Way of Porter County and Healthlinc.

Do you know where you can volunteer in Starke County? Over fifteen agencies will be present with volunteer opportunities for persons of all ages.