Indiana State Health Department confirms first case of COVID-19 in LaPorte County

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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today reported three new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, bringing to 15 the number of Hoosiers diagnosed through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. All but one are adults. The new cases involve residents of Marion, LaPorte…

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Beacon opens free hotline for coronavirus

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Beacon Health System now has a free phone screening for individuals in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan who have symptoms and are concerned they may have been exposed to coronavirus/COVID-19. When calling the free hotline at 855-523-2225 callers will speak with a Beacon professional and answer questions related to symptoms, recent travel…

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Elkhart Health & Aquatics cancels swim meet for March 12-15

Out of an abundance of caution, the Illinois State Swim Meet that had been scheduled for this weekend (March 12 – 15) at Elkhart Health & Aquatics has been canceled. This event had an expected attendance of more than 1,500 swimmers and spectators at the facility. With details rapidly changing…

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Restrictions on Vendors and Suppliers

Beacon Health System, Inc. prides itself on providing a safe and secure environment for our patients, associates and visitors. Effective immediately: Beacon requests that vendors and suppliers coordinate all meetings via conference calls or Web Ex until further notice. Failure to comply with this request may jeopardize your relationship with…

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Beacon Health temporarily limits visitor access at hospitals

Effective immediately, Beacon Health System has temporarily changed its visitor guidelines for patients receiving care at any of Beacon’s four area hospitals. To ensure the safest possible environment for all patients and visitors, Beacon asks that patients have only one or two healthy visitors over the age of 18 at…

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St. Joseph County Department of Health mobilizes unified command

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Since COVID-19 has reached Indiana, the St. Joseph County Department of Health has mobilized our Unified Command consisting of St. Joseph County Department of Health, St. Joseph Regional Medical System, the South Bend Clinic, and Beacon Health System. Collectively, we have prepared the following message: “We care about St. Joseph…

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