“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.
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
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
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
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
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.
We have about 250 Beacon Medical Group providers on our Connected Care telehealth platform, and we are continuing to add more every day. Dr. Mark Schmeltz explains how we want to help patients stay at home whenever possible, as we continue to social distance and keep everyone safe during these
It makes me feel a sense of confusion. No one is sure when this is going to end, not even the top doctors and experts. It’s hard to know when life is going to go back to normal and that’s concerning to me. Beacon Medical Group adolescent patient 5 ways
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
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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