Media Stories – February 8, 2021

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Local hospitals seeing lowest numbers of coronavirus patients since summer (WSBT – 2/5/21) COVID numbers in St. Joseph County are lowest since September (South Bend Tribune – 2/6/21)  

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Dr. Laura Munkel: One mask or two?

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News reports and health officials have recently been touting the benefits of wearing two masks. Dr. Laura Munkel, a family physician with Beacon Medical Group Goshen, offers her perspective and shows us the right way to wear two masks.

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Media Stories – February 4, 2021

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Lilly, US health systems partner to set up Covid-19 antibody infusion centres (Pharmaceutical Technology – 2/2/21) Little vaccine waste means short wait lists (Goshen News – 2/3/21) Local restrictions may remain until 70% are vaccinated (Elkhart Truth – 2/3/21) Capacity restrictions loosened as advisory level is downgraded (Elkhart Truth –…

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Dr. Tina Jennings: What to expect after 2nd dose of COVID vaccine

As more people receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, more questions are being asked about what to expect. Dr. Tina Jennings talks about the possible side effects and whether we're still at risk of carrying the virus, and spreading it to others, after the second dose of vaccine.

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Media Stories – February 2, 2021

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COVID-19 restrictions lessened as local outbreak weakens (Elkhart Truth – 1/27/21) COVID-19 vaccine (South Bend Tribune – 1/27/21) COVID vaccine clinics offer unused doses to people on standby lists (South Bend Tribune – 1/31/21) Photos:  Life in the COVID-19 ward at Elkhart General Hospital (South Bend Tribune – 1/31/21) Antibody…

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Beacon Medical Records Offices Opening 

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Beacon Medical Records offices are now open for in-person medical records requests beginning today, Monday, February 1. The offices are observing enhanced safety measures established at our hospitals including, but not limited to, symptom and temperature checks, masks for all individuals, and social distancing. For Medical Records office locations, phone…

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Inside Elkhart General’s COVID-19 Unit

South Bend Tribune photographer Robert Franklin recently visited our Elkhart General COVID Unit to help us document this moment in our history. You will see powerful images in this gallery. The photographer focused his lens on the serious work we are doing to care for these very sick patients. At the…

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News Stories – January 22, 2021

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Commissioners keeping buildings closed for now (Goshen News – 1/19/21) Local COVID-19 outbreak trending in right direction (Elkhart Truth – 1/20/21) First mobile vaccination clinic Saturday (Goshen News – 1/21/21) Health experts answer your COVID-19 vaccine questions (WANE.COM – 1/21/21) New vaccine sites open in St. Joseph County, Indiana (WSBT…

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