Dr. Donald Zimmer, an Emergency Room physician at Memorial Hospital, candidly talks about the crisis our Beacon hospitals are currently facing. "We're underwater," Dr. Zimmer says about the number of COVID-positive and seriously ill patients seeking care. "Every day more patients are coming in. ... It feels like every day is worse than the last."
As the mom of two school-aged children, Dr. Tina Jennings understands the challenge of sending kids back to school as COVID cases are increasing. Dr. Jennings offers parents advice on how to best keep their children safe.
Dr. Laura Munkel, who specializes in obstetrics, gynecology and family medicine at Beacon Medical Group, explains why two leading Ob-gyn organizations are now recommending the COVID-19 vaccine for women who are pregnant.
We asked Dr. Michelle Bache, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Elkhart General Hospital, to help sort out and explain for us the new mask recommendations from the CDC. Here's what you need to know.
Dr. Vincent Henderson, President of Beacon Medical Group, imagines what his father and grandfather would say about advancements in science and technology, as he assures us about the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine.
Hari Gourabathini, MD, pediatric critical care medicine physician at Beacon Children’s Hospital, offers his perspective about caring for children affected by coronavirus and the unseen impacts of the pandemic on our community’s kids The pandemic’s effect at face value It has been a more than a year since the COVID-19…
If you or someone you know feels nervous about getting the vaccine, please listen to and share this important message of reassurance from a Beacon family doctor. Dr. Scott Eshowsky explains why this is not the time to give up our fight against COVID. Our new #BeaconMedicalMinute series with our doctors and specialists aims to inform and educate people about timely and health topics.
The number of COVID-positive inpatients at our hospitals has quadrupled during the past month, so this is not the time to let our guard down, said Dr. Sam El-Dalati, Beacon Health System Chief Clinical Officer. He asks that community members get vaccinated, because it is our best defense against the virus.
Dr. Rachel Schuster, Beacon Medical Group E. Blair Warner, offers advice for safely socializing after you are fully vaccinated -- even if those around you are not.
How soon will it be before kids under 16 can be vaccinated? We share the latest information in today’s Medical Minute with Dr. Dale Patterson, Memorial Hospital Vice President of Medical Affairs. Keep up-to-date on the very latest COVID and other medical news with this popular new video series featuring our Beacon experts.