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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COVID-19 vaccine “Dos and Don’ts” from Beacon experts

More than 700,000 people in Indiana have gotten at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Doctors say there are things you should and should not do before and after you get the shot. Doctors with Beacon Health System explain those in this Eye on Health report.

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Women, moms and the COVID-19 vaccine

Women of child-bearing age and new moms, especially those who are breast-feeding, ask whether they should still receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it is their turn. Dr. Tina Jennings, a family physician at Beacon and a new mom, offers her perspective and insights.

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