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 2017
Bloomington High School South – AED Trainers & Pads
Jackson Creek Middle School – Grow lights & Heat Mats
Tri-North Middle School – Heavy ropes & Hula Hoops
Clear Creek Elementary School – Fitness Equipment
Clear Creek Elementary School – Learning & Movement Equipment
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”