Suspension of Non-Emergent Surgeries

Effective Saturday, March 28, Beacon Health System hospitals will only be performing emergency surgeries. This shift will allow us to prioritize resources in our treatment of patients with COVID-19. If you are a Beacon patient who has a non-emergent surgery planned at Community Hospital of Bremen, Elkhart General Hospital or…

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Information regarding COVID-19 documentation

A message for employers: We are unable to provide COVID-19 positive or negative documentation or physician’s release for workers at our MedPoint locations or other Beacon Health System locations. Individuals who present at MedPoint locations with fever, cough, sore throat or other respiratory symptoms will be cared for following our…

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All three of our MedPoint Urgent Care locations remain open and are caring for patients

Our patients’ safety is priority This has and will always be the case, but even more so with Coronavirus in our community. We are navigating how we treat patients with symptoms related to Coronavirus in the safest way possible. Please know, we remain here for you and your family for…

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COVID-19 | Reminder for Older Patients

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On March 23, Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb issued a Stay-At-Home Order until April 7 in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. This requires that all Indiana residents remain in their homes except when they are at work or for essential activities. Anyone older than 65 and people with medical…

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News Stories: March 25, 2020

Local hospitals raise tents in preparation for a surge of Coronavirus patients (WSBT, March 25) South Bend health care workers try to conserve masks, equipment amid national shortage (South Bend Tribune, March 25) Letters: Local health care heroes show up every day with courage and resolve (South Bend Tribune, March…

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Appointment Guidance

Beacon Health System is here for you. As we shift our resources to deliver outstanding care to critically ill patients, here are some key things we want you to know. If you have a scheduled appointment at Beacon Health System and it has been cancelled, we will reach out to…

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Open Letter to the Community from Beacon Health System CEO Kreg Gruber

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The COVID-19 Pandemic is the great test of our time. At Beacon Health System, we are staying up to date with every change and making sure we are prepared to protect our frontline healthcare heroes as they work to meet critical medical needs in our communities. We are operating a…

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Helping One Another | Face Masks

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We are witnessing an unprecedented time together. There has been no greater time that we have needed one another in healthcare and at Beacon, so it's important we support our doctors, nurses, and all of our colleagues on the front lines and across the system. We have received many generous…

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