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IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS OR NEED IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT:

Emergencies: Dial 911  •  Health Project Mainline: 231.672.3201  •  Health Project Toll-Free: 1.866.671.4819

Outreach

Community Outreach Events

Knowing is half the battle. That is why we offer outreach and educational events to raise overall awareness of issues and health risks.Throughout the year, we host multiple events and classes designed to address the health needs of the community. These activities include:

  • Diabetic Conference
  • Health Fairs
  • Men’s Health Fairs
  • Journey to Better Health Radio Show
  • Other events as needed

Wheels of Mercy

We are taking healthcare on the road! We provide free health screenings at events, local health fairs, and summer activities. We can help you with a lot from the road, including: healthcare enrollment, blood pressure checks, diabetes screenings, chronic kidney disease screenings, lung health, HIV/AIDS testing, STD testing, and more. We’re always available to answer your health questions.

See where the Wheels of Mercy will take us in 2017. If you’re interested in having us at your event, contact Mimi Rankin at rankiner@mercyhealth.com or 231-672-3214.

Lungs at Work

The Lungs At Work program offers free classroom presentations for Pre-K through high school in Muskegon, Oceana and Newaygo Counties. A combination of videos, printed materials and hands-on learning tools reinforces the message that smoking and tobacco use are health hazards, and encourages children to make healthy lifestyle choices.

For more information, please contact our program coordinator Cyndi Powers at 231-672-3211 or email powerscl@mercyhealth.com.

View an informational flyer here.

upcoming events

May 11, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

Jun 8, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

our services

The Health Project provides a number of direct services to eligible members of the community. These services include the following programs:

community spotlight

Sarah De La Rosa

Case Manager at Mediation & Restorative Services

Sarah is passionate about reducing substance abuse among youth and young adults and is a member of ALI, part of the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County.

what’s happening

See the Results of Kick Butts Day 2017

Kick Butts Day, organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, is a national day created for youth to take control of their lives against Big Tobacco. The …

Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants - Letters of Intent Due March 15th 5:00PM

The Project Advisory Board is requesting proposals for the FY18 Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants. The Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants are awarded yearly to organizations for …

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Application Now Available - Letters of Intent Due March 13th

Sister Simone Courtade Grant Program was created by the Sisters of Mercy to support, strengthen and sustain our organizational Mission in the community. The specific intent of …

staff highlight

Cyndi Powers

Lakeshore Lung Program Coordinator

Cyndi has worked to reduce smoking rates in Muskegon County for 12 years.

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