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Healthy Choices

Improving health and enriching life is at the core of everything we do at Altru. Healthy Choices exists to inspire, motivate and encourage you to live the healthiest life possible through fitness, nutrition and prevention. Small choices add up. Backed by wellness experts at Altru Health System, we’re here to help you make the right choices and enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

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Join the conversation on our Healthy Choices Facebook community, discover healthy living tips on the blog or subscribe to Healthy Choices eNews to stay informed on all things health & wellness.

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Do you make (and keep) regular appointments with your primary care provider? This relationship can have the biggest impact on your overall health and prevention of disease. Find a provider at Altru.

What's Covered?

If you have health insurance through the Marketplace, many preventative services should be covered by your plan. See preventative health services for adults, and those specifically for women and children.

For example:

Remember to check with your insurance provider first. Then, make an appointment with your Altru provider. Because your health should always be at the top of your to-do list.

Need coverage? Contact one of Altru's certified application counselors.  

Want Other Options?

Altru experts at the Sanny & Jerry Ryan Center for Prevention & Genetics can help you be proactive about your health. With access to key professionals and state-of-the-art technology, the Sanny & Jerry Ryan Center for Prevention & Genetics uses genetic information to help people understand their risks, prevent, manage and, in some cases, reduce the expression of inherited disease.

Throughout the year, we offer a variety of community classes focused on prevention, fitness or nutrition. See upcoming health & wellness classes at Altru.


Altru experts at the Sanny & Jerry Ryan Center for Prevention & Genetics offer a variety of fitness services and programs, including:

Hit the Gym, Any Gym

Altru Health System has a Medical Fitness Center, welcoming all ages and fitness levels. Professional staff provide group exercise classes, programs, personal training and more.

Altru Health System also works closely with Choice Health & Fitness and Altru Family YMCA, providing services and encouraging active lifestyles in our community. 


This community movement kicked off in June of 2013. The goal was simple: get people moving. We’re back bigger and better in 2014. Learn more about #30DaysOfRunning.

Sports Medicine

Altru's Sports Medicine is focused on the effects of exercise and sports on the body, including treatment and prevention of injuries. With ready access to comprehensive care and state-of-the-art technology, Altru's Sports Medicine will get you back to your optimal performance level.


Eating right is vital to good health. Registered dietitians at Altru Health System offer nutrition advice and education, as well as a variety of programs and classes, for your unique nutritional needs. Learn more about nutrition offerings at Altru.