Lafayette General Medical Center maintains a proactive approach to education and wellness in our community. Annually, LGMC provides a multitude of seminars aimed at educating the public on preventative care and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Some of these activities and programs include:
LGMC Center on Aging administered 472 flu shots to older adults.
LGMC administered 1,121 free flu shots to employees at a cost of $10,950.
Donated over $9,000 in diagnostic imaging as part of a partnership with the Lafayette Community Health Care Clinic.
Administered over 30 free peripheral vascular disease – ultrasound screenings.
Provided over 50 free cholesterol/blood glucose screen tests, in conjunction with several informational seminars during Heart Month.
Obstetrics department coordinates 3 – 4 free events monthly for new families on topics like newborn care, breastfeeding and sibling interaction. These events serve approximately 75 people per month.
LGMC staff administered approximately 150 immunizations to children with our quarterly participation in the Shots for Tots program.
Staffed free health booths including AHA Go Red for Women, American Diabetes Association Annual 5K Walk, Susan G Komen’s Race for the Cure, NAMI walk and the Alzheimer’s Association.