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Nurses Week 2024

Each year, from May 6th-12th, we recognize nurses for their service to the healthcare community and their dedication to improving the lives of their patients. In honor of National Nurses ... Read more

Step Up Your Diabetic Care

When it comes to managing diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to every aspect of your health, including your feet. Often overlooked, foot care is an essential part of diabetic ... Read more

Americans who have been diagnosed with diabetes has grown a great deal over the last six decades and remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. Those ... Read more

Prediabetic Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

The alarming fact is that 96 million American adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a serious health condition that puts you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and ... Read more

Staying Safe During Emergency Alert Tests: A Guide for Those in Vulnerable Situations

In today’s society, technology plays a significant role in our lives, including during emergencies. On October 4th at 1:00pm CST, a national emergency alert test will take place to ensure ... Read more

Back to School Health Checklist

    In an effort to pack in as much fun as possible during summer break, bedtimes are pushed back for a lot of school-age children. It’s essential, however, that ... Read more

Spring – And Allergy Season – Is Here!

Are you suffering from seasonal allergies? Are you WONDERING if you have seasonal allergies or if it could be a virus like the cold, flu, or COVID-19? While it is ... Read more

Feed Your Tomorrow With Good Nutrition Today

The benefits of good nutrition are not only important, but also life-long.   The advantages of good nutrition, starting as a child are important to support brain development and healthy growth ... Read more

Celebrate Black History

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” —Thurgood Marshall Last year, Black Americans accounted for more than 13% of of the U.S. population, ... Read more

Black History Month: Support Local Black-Owned Businesses

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month and reflect on the accomplishments, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans. Black History Month is a great time to support Black-owned businesses and ... Read more

Women’s Health Month

May is Women’s Health Month. We want to help you get and stay healthy – and that starts with you taking control of your health and wellness! According to the ... Read more

Get a Jump Start on Back to School

We know how hectic summertime can be. There are memories to be made, sports to travel to, and we also have to figure out how to schedule in leisure time ... Read more

Healthy Happy Easter Tips

Easter baskets can make us think of plastic grass – that gets everywhere – and the smell of sugar in the way of jelly beans. If you’re looking for healthier ... Read more

Women’s History Month: Ruby Hirose

Ruby Hirose, a name often left out of history books. Ruby was the first second-generation Japanese American to graduate from high school in Washington. She would go on to receive ... Read more

Women’s History Month: Matilda Joslyn Gage

Matilda Joslyn Gage was many things. According to history sources, she was “a pioneering suffragist, abolitionist, Native American rights advocate, a humanitarian, and a visionary.” Matilda was born in 1826, ... Read more

Women’s History Month: Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama was born 58 years ago in Illinois. She grew up on the south side of Chicago with a blue-collar family background. The forty-fourth first lady of the United ... Read more

Women’s History Month: Madame Curie

It’s often stated that Marie Curie was curious, from a young age – she seemingly always enjoyed science and research. Years down the road, this would lead to her discovering ... Read more

Good Health Isn’t About Being Lucky

St. Patrick’s Day brings with it visions of four-leaf clovers, green, and the luck o’ the Irish. While we could all use a little extra good fortune and a pot ... Read more

Women’s Health and Wellness

A balanced and nutritious diet is a key part of both men and women’s overall well-being. The basics of eating healthy are the same for all of us. Women, however, ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

Daniel Hale Williams was among the first doctors in the United States to successfully perform open heart surgery! Not only was he a pioneer of medicine, and a skilled surgeon ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison has accomplished many things in her life. During her early school years on the South Side of Chicago, she discovered her love of science. This would lead ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks – a name you may not have seen in most of our history books. But, you should have. Henrietta Lacks Henrietta spent her most formative years living in a ... Read more

Black History Month Spotlight: Mary Eliza Mahoney

February has been celebrated as Black History Month since President Gerald Ford called upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in ... Read more

NorthShore is Joining the Y

NorthShore Health Centers is joining forces with the Portage Township YMCA and Duneland Family YMCA to address critical health and wellness needs and provide the community with solutions to achieving ... Read more

New Year. New Health Goals.

With every year and the promise of a fresh start, we make resolutions. The top five New Year’s resolutions for last year, according to Statista, are: getting more exercise, losing ... Read more

Safe Toy and Gift Giving

Once again, the holiday season is upon us! But before we get lost in the never-ending hustle and bustle, let’s take a few minutes to make sure that we are ... Read more

Celebrate the Me in We.

Every year, the color pink takes over the month of October. Research indicates pink makes people feel accepted and nurtured, which may be why we associate that color with femininity. ... Read more

Dental Tips for a Sweet Halloween

Halloween is almost here. This also means you’re likely to be encountering a whole lot more candy (and a lot more little “please! One more piece!” comments from the little ... Read more

Happy National Health Centers Week

Every year, the second week in August is National Health Center Week. This year’s theme was “The Chemistry for Strong Communities.”  We know we have the right makeup here at ... Read more

Our La Porte Clinic is Moving.

We’re moving! We’re excited to be expanding our La Porte clinic to offer more services and space for our patients. Our medical and substance abuse departments will be in our ... Read more

Now Open Inside Stracks!

Our newest location opened on Monday, August 9, 2021! We have partnered with Strack and Van Til to bring convenient clinics to three cities in Northwest Indiana: Schererville, Crown Point, ... Read more

Back to School is Back!

There are 101 total tips here to help make back to school even easier. And we can help with #1. Make sure you take advantage of our back-to-school physical special. ... Read more

Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth is now a National Holiday. Learn more about the history here.

NorthShore 2021 Awards

NorthShore received awards for their pediatric care, pharmacy, and urgent care from the Best of the Region and Neighbor's Choice Awards.

Cancer Survivor Month

June is Cancer Survivor Month. According to The American Cancer Society there will be an estimated 1,898,160 cases of cancer in the U.S. during 2021. With a projected statistic of ... Read more

Medical Professionals Who Have Impacted the LGBTQ Community

      Annesa Flentje, PhD Annesa Flentje is an associate professor at the UCSF School of Nursing. Her focus as a clinical psychologist is to reduce health disparities within ... Read more

Open Interviews for Custodial and Clinical Positions

NorthShore is hiring for custodial and clinical positions. We are hosting open interviews on June 9th and 10th. Click here for more information on our open positions.

June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men's Health Month. Did you know that men make up 1/2 the amount of preventative care visits than women do? Click here to learn more.

NorthShore is Hiring Medical Assistants – $1,500 Starting Bonus

We're hiring! NorthShore is looking for Medical Assistants to join our team. We are offering a $1,500 starting bonus. Click here to learn more.

Sun Screen Safety

We all know using sun screen is important, but are you using it correctly? Read these tips from the ADA to help keep you safe in the sun.

Open Interview for Dental Assistants

Join us for open interviews for our Dental Assistant Position on Wednesday, April 28th from 8am-12pm at our Portage location. Click here to read more about the position.

Moment of Laughter Day

April 14th is Moment of Laughter Day. Read more about how laughter is beneficial to your health here.

Open Interviews for Front Desk and Scheduling

NorthShore is hosting open interviews for front desk, scheduling, and nursing positions. Join us for open interviews or apply online.

Mask Requirement

We care about the safety of our staff and patients. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to follow the most recent Indiana mask guidelines, masks are required in all NorthShore locations.

Every Kid Healthy Week

Every Kid Healthy Week April 26-April 30 According to, Every Kid Healthy Week is celebrated each year to celebrate the achievement of school health and wellness. This observance takes ... Read more

Frozen Foods: Myth or Fact?

Click here to read about some common frozen food misconceptions and to learn the myths and facts of buying frozen meals.

Influential Women in Healthcare

Throughout history, women have made an incredible impact on many facets of society. We wanted to highlight some of the most influential women in healthcare.

2020 Living the Mission Recap

View our 2020 Living the Mission nominees. Employees are nominated for going above and beyond.

NorthShore Welcomes Dr. Kassar

Read the Portage Life article about our new Endocrinologist, Dr. Kassar, here.  

8 Ways We Are Protecting You

Learn about how we are protecting you during this unprecedented time.  

NorthShore Breaks Ground on New Portage Clinic

On September 10th, NorthShore held a groundbreaking ceremony for our new Portage Clinic. The clinic will be on Willowcreek Rd just south of US 6 on the east side of ... Read more

$20 Flu Shot

Get the shot, not the flu! NorthShore is offering $20 flu shots at all locations. This promotion is open to the public, and no appointment is necessary. Payment options include ... Read more

Now Accepting New Patients for Telepsychiatry

What is Telepsychiatry? Telepsychiatry is a private and secure video meeting system. Similar to how Facetime or Skype works, patients will be able to interact with their psychiatrist through a ... Read more