If you may have been exposed or have symptoms of measles or mumps, please call before coming to the Emergency Room, Urgent Care or Provider Office so that we can prepare and provide a separate room. While we have not encountered measles cases in this area, we are taking steps as a precautionary measure to prevent spread.
Paramedicine is a program to improve and monitor health through regularly scheduled home visits from a medical professional. This program is currently offered at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville and serves Montgomery County and surrounding areas.
Someone who signs up for the Paramedicine program could receive:
Help with medicine, such as working with family to help understand how to manage medications
Additional medication if needed
Help setting up an appointment with your doctor
Medical monitoring, such as weight and blood pressure
This program can vary from patient to patient and offers scheduled checks that typically are anywhere from one to three times a week.
Who Can Get Paramedicine Services?
This program is available for any adult over the age of 18. It is ideal for those who are diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as diabetes, COPD or heart failure.
If you live in Montgomery County, Indiana or a surrounding area, you can request a referral from a physician or other healthcare provider, or you can call (877) 806-1207.
The Montgomery County Community Paramedicine Program is partnership between Franciscan Health, the City of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County Health Department, Indiana State Department of Health, Montgomery County Community Foundation, Wabash College and the Women’s Resource Center of Montgomery County.