“This has been a long, long year. It is a very big step. I’m excited and grateful. There has been so much suffering, the whole country is suffering. The impact of this is incomprehensible. I think I can finally see a path out. It’s really emotional.”

Dr. Michelle Bache helped make history today as the first recipient of the COVID-19 vaccine at Elkhart General Hospital. Dr. Bache, Elkhart’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, had a difficult time holding back tears.