Indianola Community Wellness Center
"We are excited to partner with the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation to improve access to a variety of wellness programs for the residents of Indianola and surrounding areas. This opportunity will allow us to fulfill our commitment to a healthier community by providing a facility focused on wellness and healthy lifestyles." Courtney Phillips, President, South Sunflower County Hospital Foundation
With a generous grant provided to South Sunflower County Hospital Foundation by the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, residents of Indianola, Sunflower County and surrounding counties can look forward to participating in engaging activities designed to help individuals and families lead healthy lifestyles. Located at the corner of Moody Avenue and East Baker Street, the Indianola Community Wellness Center provides new and exciting opportunities for health, nutrition and fitness in the heart of the Delta.
The Wellness Center’s inviting design fosters an environment of well-being and sense of community. It features a fully-equipped fitness center, a kitchen for teaching healthy nutrition and cooking, classrooms for learning how to lead healthy lifestyles and dedicated space for hosting healthy living events and activities.
The Indianola Community Wellness Center is an extension of the Indianola Family Medical Group, a Blue Primary Care Home that provides wellness plans supporting patients’ fitness, nutrition and overall health goals.
“Our patients are now going to have a place to work on their health goals,” said Wade Dowell, MD, Indianola Family Medical Group. “The variety of fitness and wellness programs being offered to support health and wellness benefits everyone. It’s improving the health of a community.”
“The Indianola Community Wellness Center is a centerpiece for health and well-being for those in Indianola, Sunflower County and the surrounding counties, offering a place to exercise and learn about healthy living,” said Sheila Grogan, President of the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation. “Wellness Coaches are available to help members set achievable health goals and discover practical ways to reach goals while engaging in the many opportunities provided at the Wellness Center.”
The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation has a vision for a healthy Mississippi and provides leadership and targeted grant funding for sustainable initiatives and programs to improve the overall health and well-being of Mississippians.
The Indianola Community Wellness Center as seen from the intersection of Moody Avenue and East Baker Street.
The Indianola Community Wellness Center has a kitchen for teaching healthy nutrition and cooking.
A fully-equipped fitness center is available in the Indianola Community Wellness Center.