Health and Wellness

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Our Community’s Called to Care

Our entire community’s wellbeing is at stake. As a not-for-profit health care provider, we offer health and wellness programs at no or low cost as part of our mission.

Community Health and Wellbeing works to evaluate and respond to these critical needs in our community. These services include the operation of our community health centers, medical education, subsidized care, early detection and prevention programs, screenings, health fairs and more.

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Community Health

We care for all who need it. We provide everything from wellness education and preventive screenings out in the community to comprehensive primary care at our Community Health Centers. In addition to the traditional services, our clinics offer medication assistance programs for patients who qualify. For more information call 574.335.4685.

Mobile Medical Unit

Our Mobile Medical Unit, a 40-foot-long clinic on wheels that enables SJHS to meet the needs of individuals who may not have transportation or access to medical offices or clinics. With the MMU, we can also deliver corporate wellness to the doors of local organizations, providing health education and screenings on-site. For more information call 574.335.4684.

School Health Initiatives

In agreement with Penn-Harris-Madison, School City of Mishawaka, Plymouth Community School Corporation and Argos Community Schools, SJHS provides a nursing paraprofessional in each school who works in conjunction with either a consulting nurse or an on-site registered nurse. School health aides and nurses have almost 250,000 school health visits annually. Aides and nurses assist with wellness services and health fairs. SJHS also underwrites the School Health Ministry program of the Catholic Schools Office for the schools in the South Bend area of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. For more information call 574.335.4685.

Senior Services

We offer many support services to seniors in our community. Our health insurance agents can answer your questions about your Medicare eligibility, Medicaid application or any medical insurance questions you need answered. We also offer a Senior Fit exercise class free of charge. For more information call 574.335.4689.

Tobacco Initiatives

As the Community-based lead agency for Smoke Free St. Joe, Saint Joseph Health System works to eliminate the tobacco industry's influence through advocacy, social alteration and policy change. Smoking Cessation Classes are available free of charge. For more information call 574.335.4684.