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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 health care 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: health care 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, while encouraging 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

Mar 6, 2018

Free Freedom from Smoking Classes: Session One

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 …

Mar 13, 2018

Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health (D-PATH) Workshop

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Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health (D-PATH) Workshop

This free class is taught in Spanish and will be located at the …

Apr 3, 2018

Free Freedom From Smoking Classes: Session Two

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 …

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

Meet Shelia Wilson

Educating providers and youth about sexual health in Muskegon County.

“We are lucky to have the low HIV rates that we do in Muskegon County; but the STI rates are very scary because HIV and other STI’s can go hand in hand”, stated Shelia Wilson, Nursing Supervisor at Public Health Muskegon County. Shelia oversees the STI and HIV Program at Public Health. Along with that, come many other responsibilities.

what’s happening

Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants – Letters of Intent Due March 2nd

The Project Advisory Board is requesting proposals for the FY19 Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants. The Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants are awarded yearly to organizations for …

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Application 2018-2019

The 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 …

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Timeline

RFP released on or about Friday, February 16, 2018
Required Letter of Intent must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. to …

staff highlight

Meet Emma Johnston

As a community health worker in direct service, Emma Johnston’s main concern is health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid; but she also works with other DHS programs like food assistance and State Emergency Relief, utility bill assistance through True North and MOCAP, and any other kind of community referrals or aid possible.

 

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