Inside Elkhart General’s COVID-19 Unit

South Bend Tribune photographer Robert Franklin recently visited our Elkhart General COVID Unit to help us document this moment in our history. You will see powerful images in this gallery. The photographer focused his lens on the serious work we are doing to care for these very sick patients. At the…

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As we count down to 2021, we cannot let our guard down

By Kelly Jolliff, Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness Manager As we look to celebrate the New Year and say good-bye to the history making 2020, let us look back and reflect on what we have learned and how this can help keep us safe in the coming year. For many…

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Beacon Staff Thank Community for Support (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIwCseZ4O1A To thank our community for their support in the form of food, PPE and other donations, Beacon has created a commercial to demonstrate our appreciation of you and to thank our community. Beacon Health System thanks you for all your hard work. Please know that we are on your…

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Dr. Suhayl Nasr discusses mental health and COVID-19 (Video)

https://youtu.be/r_tRG0ioDOY Uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus and its effects can lead to an indulgence of negative thinking, says Dr. Suhayl Nasr, a psychiatrist at Beacon Medical Group Behavioral Health South Bend. Taking deep breaths and getting exercise can help ground you and help you escape from negative feelings, Nasr says. Calling friends,…

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Doctor on the frontline explains importance of flattening the curve (Video)

Dr. Luke White, a Beacon Medical Group critical care and pulmonary specialist, talks about flattening the curve during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak. What does it mean to flatten the curve? And what are we hoping to accomplish by slowing the rate of infection and the spread of the disease at Beacon Health System.

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

  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…

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