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Express Care open throughout holiday season

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Express CareHOUGHTON – Portage Health Express Care will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (Dec. 24, 25, 31; Jan. 1).

The facility is open 365 days a year, offering fast and easy care for illnesses or injury. Basic services are just $45, with a medical professional examining issues ranging from sore throat, earache, allergies, minor burns, rashes and more.

Find out more information about Express Care, including a full list of available services, by visiting

Dialysis Center receives grant for wheelchairs

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Keweenaw Community FoundationPortage Health Dialysis CenterHANCOCK – The Portage Health Dialysis Center has received a $400 grant for the purchase of additional wheelchairs.

The grant was awarded by the Portage Community Health Fund, which is managed by the Keweenaw Community Foundation.

"Wheelchairs are essential to the services we provide," said Karen Kelley, director of dialysis. "This grant will help us add two new wheelchairs, aiding us as we provide our patients with the best care possible."

The wheelchairs are used to transport patients in, around and out of the dialysis unit.

"Having wheelchairs maintained in the department eases patient access," said Kelley. "Whether that means transportation upstairs, or even to the restroom during treatment."

For more information on the Keweenaw Community Foundation, visit Learn more about the Portage Health Dialysis Center by visiting


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