The Starke County Commissioners were provided with an update about the Mobile Response Team when they met for their first meeting of 2020.Continue reading
After two weeks of training, members of the Starke County Mobile Response Team are ready to respond to calls.Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Mobile Response Team started training this week in order to help victims in overdose situations.Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Council and Starke County Commissioners heard information about grant funded representatives for a Mobile Response Team.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is holding registration this week. Registration for the coming school year will take place tomorrow and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the junior/senior high school.Continue reading
HealthLinc in Knox will be the site of today’s ‘Scare Away Cancer’ event.
The event will run from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. HealthLinc Representative Angie Garner said there will be snacks and giveaways at the event. She also noted that officials from MedWise and the American Cancer Society will also be onsite.
Garner said that people will receive a small gift when they have a cancer screening done today or if they order one to be done. Continue reading
Oregon-Davis High School’s athletic facilities will get a new water fountain, thanks to the Hamlet Lions Club. “The Hamlet Lions Club is donating a lion fountain that we will be placing out by our soccer field/track area,” says Superintendent Dr. Don Harman, “and we hope to install that in the springtime.”
This year the Starke County Community Foundation eliminated deadlines for their grant applications which allows them to accept applications and award grants all throughout the year. Nearly $23,000 of community grant money remains available to Starke County non-profits who submit grant applications to the SCCF.
So far this year, the SCCF has awarded more than $284,000, with around $12,000 going toward community grants. The foundation is looking to award the remaining $22,900 by the end of 2017. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s new telehealth center is up and running. It allows sick students to be seen remotely by a licensed health care provider without leaving school, thanks to an agreement with HealthLinc.
For the first time this year, The Starke County Community Foundation has adopted an open grant-cycle meaning that grant applications will be accepted and awards will be given year-round. $5,000 worth of grants were recently distributed to several local non-profit organizations. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will cut the ribbon on its new “telehealth center” this evening. The new facility will let O-D students be evaluated remotely by a nurse practitioner in Knox, thanks to an agreement with HealthLinc. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation hopes to improve the health of its students and reduce the number of sick days. Continue reading
An annual health fair will be taking place Friday in Knox with the aim of getting kids ready to return to school.
This is Healthlinc’s 8th “Back to School” health and wellness fair – which will provide students with basic school supplies and backpacks, but also provide them with sports physicals and immunization opportunities.
The month of July is coming to a close and we all know what that means, the start of school season is upon us. Some students are returning to school as early as the first week of August. The start of the school year can be just as stressful for parents as it is for kids. There are so many things to attend to, registration, breaking summer sleeping habits, obtaining supplies and then of course, there are the required inoculations and physicals. Luckily, HealthLinc is offering an easy way to check some of those things off your to-do-list while simultaneously having a fun time with the whole family. Continue reading
HealthLinc is offering a new service to area schools this year. They got a federal grant for a mobile, school-based health center. This mobile unit will go to schools during the day to offer dental and medical care such as school physicals, checkups, immunizations and more. Continue reading
The inaugural WoodStarke Festival at Wythogan Park in Knox promises a day full of healthy, family fun. A group of volunteers has put together a slate of activities. They will be set to a background of music by local, original bands from genres ranging from bluegrass and bagpipes to hard rock. Performers include Commander, Culver Pipes and Drums, Jerry Nenycz, Damien Acoustics, Adam Combs, Josh Grace, 10 Gauge, Welder and Company, South of Sorrow and Seldom Told. Continue reading
Organizers of next weekend’s WoodStarke Festival at Wythogan Park in Knox are looking for vendors for the farmer’s market and artists who would like to display their wares. The Art in the Park area will be along the walkway near the Yellow River. Participants must bring their own easels or other displays. Sales are not allowed during the event, but arrangements may be made for later purchase. Continue reading
Uninsured youngsters who still need back-to-school physicals and shots can get both at HealthLinc in Knox. The facility is celebrating National Health Center Week today with an open house from 3 until 6 p.m. Appointments are necessary to get physicals and shots, but a number of other services are available to walk-in customers. Continue reading
HealthLinc in Knox is celebrating National Health Center Week. On Aug. 8 from 3 until 6 p.m. a variety of free activities will be offered at their location behind IU Health Starke Hospital. One of the main offerings is no-cost back-to-school physicals and immunizations for youngsters who do not have health insurance. Continue reading
Uninsured citizens can receive immunizations and sports physicals at no cost on Friday, Aug. 8th at HealthLinc’s Back to School Health and Wellness Fair. Continue reading