Portage Hospital is a part of Porter Health Care System which includes two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke and Jasper counties. Portage Hospital services include a Center for Women’s Health, CareExpress Urgent Care, Women’s Imaging Services, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Inpatient Rehabilitation, 24/7 Emergency Department, Shoreline Outpatient Surgery Center, Cardiology, ENT, Pediatrics, and Neurology.
The town of Portage is extremely outdoors-friendly, with trails and a slew of parks and recreational facilities. The parks scattered throughout the city feature everything from a mountain biking trail to a skate park. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has great sites in Portage like West Beach (voted one of the Top 10 Family Beaches in the nation), Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk. Portage offers low crime, plenty of local amenities, and great schools. This town is less than an hour southeast of Chicago and 2.5 hours west of Fort Wayne.