Reminder to Take Care of Yourself

“We are still here. We are ready for you. We are prepared. We can keep you safe. We have lots of measures in place to ensure patients who come to our emergency department and trust us with their care are going to be kept safe,” said Elkhart General Hospital’s Dr.

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Coronavirus Testing Sites at Beacon

Testing Options at Beacon Please check Beacon’s Facebook page for holiday hours. Learn about Mobile Testing Units Learn about MedPoint & Hospital Testing Site Screen with Test (Walk In) Screening Only (Test May be ordered) Test Only with Doctor’s Order (Drive Thru) MedPoint Main Street MedPoint County Road 6 MedPoint

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

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, eating

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Urgent Care Mobile Triage Units

Beacon’s Urgent Care sites have been equipped with custom, converted fifth-wheel trailers to help meet the increased demand for serving patients with respiratory illnesses. Each trailer has been converted into a mobile triage unit, meaning they are equipped with air exhaust systems in order to provide a safe treatment environment

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COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit (Video)

Beacon continues to reach out to the community during these unprecedented times. On Wednesday, our new COVID-19 mobile testing clinic will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in South Bend. Additional testing sites in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties will be announced later

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Beacon physician talks about preparing patients for the unexpected (Video)

Nicholas Kerr, DO, a Beacon Medical Group palliative care physician practicing at Memorial Hospital, talks about the importance of having conversations about advanced care directives with your family members. Even if directives are not specific or written down, Dr. Kerr said it is important for family members to understand each other’s wishes through open dialogue that happens in advance.

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In-car screening

How to Get Care: COVID-19 In-Car Screening: With a telehealth order from a primary care physician, eligible patients can be tested through in-car screenings at Medpoint Main Street., Beacon Medical Group LaPorte, Elkhart General Hospital or Community Hospital of Bremen, all part of Beacon Health System. Upon arrival, patients should

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