Health Initiative Program

 

Minority Health Coalition of Tippecanoe County

EMPOWER YOURSELF

THROUGH GREAT HEALTH

 

Our Mission

Our objective is to target racial and ethnic minorities in  the Greater Lafayette Area and its surrounding communities. Hanna’s Health Initiative along with Indiana Minority Health Coalition are committed to  supporting programs and services that will reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in Tippecanoe County and improve health outcomes within those groups. Target population are African American, Hispanic/Latino and our two most vulnerable groups, Seniors and children.

 

Prevention Programs

Adult:
Obesity

  • Eat, Play, Grow
  • ​WE CAN!

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​​Heart Disease and Oral Health

  • ​​None at this time

 

Children:

Obesity

  • Operation Fit Kids
  • Eat, Play and Grow
  • Media Smart Youth
  • ​WE CAN!

 

​Oral Health

  • Shining Smiles
  • ​A Lifetime Healthy Smiles
  • Teeth to Treasure
  • ​Watch your Mouth

 

Health Presentations

Adult

 

Obesity

  • 1. Physical Activity Adult
  • 2. Land use and public places

 

Oral Health

  • 1. Take care your teeth

 

Heart Disease

  • 1. Heart attack and emergency care
  • 2. Know stroke
  • 3. Get your blood pressure checked

 

Youth

 

Obesity

  • 1. Physical Activity Youth 

 

Oral Health

  • 1. Take care of your teeth
  • 2. Take care of your teeth teens

 

Education and Awareness Activities:

Health  Fairs, Mental Illness, Immunizations, Obesity, Heart Disease, Oral Health, Diabetes,  and Health Screens.

 

Health Screens

Day: Every Tuesday

​Time: 10:30am-12pm

​Check your BMI, Weight, Skeletal Muscle, Viscera Fat, Blood Pressure

 

​Health Screens offered at other times, you would need to make an appointment.

 

Referral                                        

Referral services and follow-up
is also available to ensure that individuals have adequate access to needed services in the community.

 

Upcoming Events

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For more information contact:
Tracy Fuller
Executive  Director
Minority Health Coalition of Tippecanoe County 
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765-742-0191

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