Health & Wellness Program

Operates from the Sheridan Hollow Drop-In Center

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness Program

Staffed by a Program Coordinator, volunteer RN and multiple BSN interns, the program serves individuals with limited or no access to the mainstream healthcare system. Our partnership with Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center allows us to refer patients in need of same day doctor’s visits if necessary.

Services include: General physical exams, basic first aid, disease screening and testing, illness management and monthly health workshops.

Last year there were:

8 nurses and 2 student nurses volunteered in the Health and Wellness Program for a total of 251 hours.

1,496 office visits provided 303 guests with many services including:

  • 879 over the counter meds dispersed
  • 240 blood pressure screenings
  • 68 health referrals
  • 23 Emergency Room referrals
  • 137 physicals
  • 186 minor first aid
  • 28 flu shots administered
  • Links to 52 community health partners

There are so many ways that you can help us help others.

For every $1 you contribute to the Adopt-A-Program in our name, IPH will receive $10 worth of food for our guests… https://t.co/T3dTVVxPG0