Medical Minute: What parents should know about the COVID-19 vaccine and kids under 16

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.

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News Stories – March 31, 2021

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Pop-up ISDH clinic in Elkhart vaccinates hundreds (WSBT – 3/23/21) Health officer aims for 70% vaccinated in 90 days (Elkhart Truth – 3/24/21) HOOSIERS WE'VE LOST':  Doctor who made house calls loses life to COVID-19 (the Republic – 3/25/21) HOOSIERS WE'VE LOST':  Physician dies in hospital where he served (The…

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News Stories – March 23, 2021

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Vaccine Tracker:  One year from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic (WNDU – 3/11/21) New COVID strain becomes local concern (Goshen News – 3/12/21) Elkhart County health officials say the fight is far from over (ABC57 – 3/12/21) Grateful tears, gifts and therapy as many volunteers respond to COVID  vaccine…

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News Stories – March 9, 2021

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While weekly score gets worse, Elkhart General has 1 COVID patient (Elkhart General – 3/4/21) Elkhart County sees positive impact from COVID vaccinations (WNDU – 3/5/21) Health officer urges continued vigilance (Goshen News – 3/5/21) Health officer urges continued vigilance (Yahoo!News – 3/5/21)   

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News Stories – March 3, 2021

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Elkhart mayor receives first dose of COVID vaccine (WNDU – 2/24/21) Elkhart's mayor gets coronavirus vaccine as racial disparity persists (WSBT – 2/24/21) County turns blue, mayor gets vaccine (Elkhart Truth – 2/25/21) COVID-19 college crisis:  Pandemic takes toll on nursing students (IUSB Preface – 2/27/21) While weekly score gets…

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100 Black Men of Greater South Bend PSA

The pandemic has hit communities of color harder than others, and vaccination rates among people of color are lagging behind those of other groups. To address these imbalances, and to urge EVERYONE to get vaccinated, the 100 Black Men of Greater South Bend produced this video in cooperation with Beacon Health System and the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at Indiana University South Bend. We hope you will help us spread this message so as many people as possible get vaccinated when it is their turn. Thank you to LeAnne Young, RN, Memorial Hospital director of trauma services, and Dr. Freeman Farrow, Beacon Medical Group LaPorte, for using your voices in this important effort.

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