MOCMS supports a number of local organizations and activities that promote community health and the understanding of the medical profession.
Healthy Schools Grant Program
MOCMS is dedicated to the provision of quality health care in our community. Recognizing that many healthy habits begin at an early age, MOCMS promotes health in area schools. The goal of the MOCMS Healthy Schools Grant Program is to provide healthy living educational opportunities for students in Monroe and Owen Counties.
Grants awarded 2014
Binford Elementary School – Playground Pack
Bloomington Graduation School – Stability Discs
Bloomington High School North – Fun Fitness Classes
Clear Creek Elementary School – Stay Fit Class Pack
GOAL (Get Onboard Active Living) – Community Partnership
Jackson Creek Middle School – Organic Garden Supplies
Templeton Elementary School – Fresh Foods Friday
Unionville Elementary School – Walkabout Pedometers
IU Health – Careers Camp
With the support of MOCMS, IU Health Bloomington conducts a week long camp to expose area high school students to a hands-on experience with health careers.
For more detail and pictures of the camp experience:
June 2013 session is full.
There are 2 different ways to apply:
- Register online at iuhealthbloomington.org. Click on “Events & Classes”, then search for “Health Career Camp” to register
- Register by phone through the Call Center at 812.353.5252
Middle Way House
Middle Way House is a not for profit organization dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence while supplying services to victims. These services include crisis intervention, housing, legal and emotional support, child care and a variety of other activities to assist victims onto the road to recovery. MOCMS supports these efforts through financial contributions and through ongoing efforts to disseminate information about the services available through Middle Way House and the Rise.
Volunteers in Medicine
Volunteers in Medicine, a free medical clinic for adults without health insurance or the economic means to pay for health care.
Operated by volunteers physicians and community members, and with the support of the community, IU Health – Bloomington Hospital, and organizations like MOCMS, the Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides free, quality primary and preventive care for both chronic and acute illnesses.
Each year, MOCMS sponsors a day of interactive, hands-on opportunities for students in elementary, middle and high school to investigate aspects of science as they apply to healthcare and medical professions. “Real Life Science: Examining Medical Careers”