La Porte Hospital encourages residents to Walk Into Wellness

La Porte Hospital encourages residents to Walk Into Wellness
By: La Porte Hospital Last Updated: July 9, 2019

Many research studies show walking to be among the most convenient and effective forms of regular exercise when it comes to overall fitness. If you are looking for a way to kick start your day or want to create a habit of daily exercise, La Porte Hospital has created just the activity for you!   

All are invited to join the La Porte Hospital Wellness Outreach staff during one, or both, of their upcoming Walk into Wellness Weeks: 

Walk Into Wellness Week – La Porte: Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19

Here you can meet Wellness Outreach staff at Kesling Park (2150 A Street, La Porte, IN) at 6:30 a.m. for a 45-minute walk. Walkers will gather at the entrance off of 18th St. near the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Fitness Court and the entrance to the walking track. Walkers may attend every morning or just one; no registration is required. 

Walk Into Wellness Week – Michigan City: Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9

Here you can meet the Wellness Outreach staff at the entrance to the CareEXPRESS Urgent Care on our Lifeworks Campus (3777 Frontage Road, Michigan City, IN) at 6:30 a.m. for a 45-minute walk. Walkers may attend as many mornings as they’d like; no registration is required.

Individuals of all levels of fitness are welcome. Walks will proceed rain or shine. For more information, contact the Wellness Outreach department at La Porte Hospital: 219-326-2048.

La Porte Hospital values the need to keep the communities it serves healthy through innovative activities such as these. This activity is supported, in part, by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, which values wellness outreach initiatives. 

La Porte Hospital provides full service hospital and outpatient care to residents of La Porte County and surrounding communities. The mission of La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network is to improve the health of our patients and communities.