Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Walkin App Helps Indiana Hoosiers Get On their Feet

Need some motivation to get started walking but don’t have time? Get WalkIN’ is an e-mail based walking program being offered through Purdue Extension. People can sign-up, walk on their own, and receive consistent e-mailed support and information. Any resident of Indiana who is aged 18 years and older may enroll at bit.ly/GetWalkINMay2021 Spring is…

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Easy Exercises You Can Do at Home

Easy Exercises You Can Do at Home

If you want to stay fit but are still stuck at home thanks to COVID-19, here are some easy exercises you can partake in at home for the time being.

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East Chicago Offers Mobile Clinic April 13-17

      A Free mobile vaccination clinic will be offered in East Chicago from April 13th thru April 17th from 9am – 6pm. The location will be the East Chicago School Administration Building at 1401 E. 144th St., East Chicago, Indiana.         Register online by visiting ourshot.in.gov or call 211 (866-211-9966)…

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Signs Of Potassium Deficiency by Jodi Barnett

by Jodi Barnett      More people are deficient in key minerals than they realize, and there are symptoms that are often overlooked. Below are some symptoms that one may experience if they are in fact deficient in potassium. Don’t just look for these symptoms in yourself, but a large majority that I am now…

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Gary Indiana Opens Mass Vaccination Site

On Monday, March 29th, 2021, Governor Holcomb, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced the opening of an eight-week mass vaccination clinic in Gary. The clinic will run from April 7 to June 2 at the former Roosevelt High School, and will be capable of administering 3,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day. The…

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Must-Have Equipment That Will Complete Your Home Gym

Must-Have Equipment That Will Complete Your Home Gym

Being able to exercise in your own house makes it much more convenient to work on your physical fitness. However, when you want to put one together, you’ll need to figure out what pieces of equipment to populate it with. It’s possible to accumulate a varied collection over time, but you should be thoughtful with…

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Indiana Seniors Over 60 May Register for Covid Vaccine

     Residents age 60 and older have been able to self-register for a vaccine appointment for several weeks now by going to ourshot.in.gov.  IMPORTANT LINKS: Scroll Down to the bottom       A friend or family member may also can make an appointment on behalf of a qualifying individual. But the person registered will…

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Winter Travel – What To Bring – What To Do If Stranded

ITEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR CAR: • Gloves & Hat • Small Camping Shovel • Bag Of Salt • A Flare & Distress Flag • A flashlight • Boots • Spare Tire • Ice Scraper • Change of Clothes, (in case you get wet) • Blankets • Candle & Matches (to keep warm in case…

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Porter County Announced Code Yellow

    It can be difficult and time consuming to follow new cases found each day and the total number of cases and deaths in Lake County, Porter and LaPorte Counties in the state of Indiana. From cities to rural towns, people need to stay informed on where COVID-19 is spreading and to understand how…

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Indiana Seniors Over 65 May Register for Covid Vaccine

    Indiana Residents age 65 and older can self-register for a vaccine appointment  now by going to ourshot.in.gov. (Please Note:  ages 65 and up are available on Monday February 1st, but the website has long delays.) Scroll Down to See the New Vaccine Locations           A friend or family member may…

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