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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

Pathways to a Healthy Pregnancy

Healthy moms have a stronger chance of having a healthy baby. The Pathways to a Healthy Pregnancy program supports expectant mothers and families prepare for their new baby by offering support and connection to needed resources.

A Community Health Worker can help by making sure support is available for getting to doctor appointments, obtaining health coverage, and securing other services that ensure social, emotional, and basic needs are addressed and met. Contact us for information.

PGConnect

Expecting or have been pregnant? Need help with baby needs, getting a pregnancy test, or enrolling in health care insurance? Help is just a text away. Text PGConnect to 24587 to get monthly texts about new resources in your community, or just to chat!

Become Smoke-free for Two

Learn. Manage. Stop. These FREE classes will help pregnant women learn how to manage cravings, thoughts, and social relationships so that mom and baby can be smoke-free.

Classes are FREE and offered on four different dates per month. Lunch is provided. Childcare is NOT available. Limited to 10 participants, so register today! Participants who complete all four classes will receive a diaper bag with goodies and other incentives. For more information, please contact Cyndi Powers at 231-672-3211.

upcoming events

Apr 23, 2019

Freedom From Smoking Classes

This is your year to quit!

Cyndi Powers, Community Health Improvement Coordinator at the Health Project will be hosting a series of Smoking Cessation Classes every Tuesday …

Apr 27, 2019

Spring Medication Take Back Event

The Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program will be hosting their Spring 2019 Take Back Event at the Norton Shores Fire Department on Saturday, April 27th from 9am …

Apr 30, 2019

Freedom From Smoking Classes

This is your year to quit!

Cyndi Powers, Community Health Improvement Coordinator at the Health Project will be hosting a series of Smoking Cessation Classes every Tuesday …

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

Muskegon High School Students Raise Awareness for Kick Butts Day 2019

The Knowsmoke Coalition partnered with students from Muskegon High School’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) to celebrate Kick Butts Day. Students were given the chance to share their …

The Ride Hits Home For Health Project CHW

“It first started with chest pains,” stated Dave Alves, a Community Health Worker at the Health Project. “The pain wouldn’t go away, and I didn’t …

The 17th Annual Men's Health Fair Offers Free Health Screenings

“So many young men who do not have insurance need to be covered. You’d be surprised that younger people are having more problems today. Early detection is …

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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