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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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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