Community Wellness & Education

About Goshen Community Wellness & Education

Through local partnerships, we are identifying health issues and creating programs to ensure our community is the healthiest place to live, work and raise a family. Our wellness and education programs include:

Diabetes Education-Includes seminars, support groups, consultations and screenings to help your patients delay the onset and slow the progression of complications from diabetes. For more information, contact (574) 364-2746 or (574) 364-2931. A physician referral is required for an outpatient consultation.

Childbirth Education-Prepares expectant parents and their families during this significant time of life; classes review many aspects of childbirth including labor rehearsal, breastfeeding and a class just for siblings. Your patients can register by calling (877) 566-4660. Or, for more information please call (574) 364-2582.

Fit Together!-Partner-up with your child and join our educational program that includes fun, physical activities and nutrition lessons to help lower your child’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This class will help guide your family in lifestyle changes. For more information, click here.

Fitness and Nutrition Classes-An array of fitness and nutrition classes are offered at a variety of times to best fit the needs of the community. Specific classes for youth, families, cancer survivors and those interested in a comprehensive lifestyle approach to weight loss help customize fitness opportunities just for you. Learn more

Health Screenings-Goshen Community Wellness & Education offers a variety of health screens/risk assessments to the community periodically throughout the year in various locations. Free services include risk assessment or screen for colon cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, lung health, diabetes risk, diabetic foot, blood pressure, oxygen saturation level, pulse joint concerns and fall risk, heart failure risk, fitness, body composition and sleep apnea. The following services are also available for a nominal fee: bone density, liver function, cholesterol panel and blood sugar, lower extremity pulses and vascular screen of the carotid artery, abdominal aorta and the lower leg artery. For information on our screening dates, times and locations or to schedule an appointment, please call (877) 566-4660.

Your patients can schedule an appointment by calling (877) 566-4660. Online registration is also available for the free cancer screenings and risk assessments at goshencancerscreenings.org.

Childhood Obesity-In Elkhart County, 43 percent of school-aged children are overweight or obese. That’s why Goshen Community Wellness & Education’s dedicated Childhood Obesity Coordinator is available to assist you in providing the education and resources needed to instruct your patients and their families on how to take action now. From community resources to Goshen Health fitness and nutrition classes offered for youth and families, call (574) 364-2448 for more information.

Goshen’s Community Wellness & Education also offers CPR training for the community and professionals, EMS Education and Get Fit-Get Healthy, our worksite wellness program. Learn more