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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News Stories – January 19, 2021

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Elkhart County Health Department rolls out vaccine distribution plan (ABC57 – 1/12/21) State opens up vaccinations to 70 and older (Goshen News – 1/13/21) County's vaccination of public off to smooth start (Elkhart Truth – 1/13/21) People urged to help with vaccine registration, distribution (Elkhart Truth – 1/13/21) Elkhart County…

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Memorial clinician thanks community, says we must remain vigilant as pandemic continues

St. Joseph County community residents helped stop the spread of COVID, avoiding a post-holiday COVID surge. But Dr. Dale Patterson, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Memorial Hospital, says we must remain vigilant in masking and social distancing to help avoid a future surge.

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News Stories – January 12, 2021

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Elkhart City Councilman get COVID 19 Vaccine (ABC57 – 1/6/21) Elkhart County moves to orange status (Elkhart Truth – 1/6/21) COVID vaccine rollout son to expand to everyone 80 and older in Indiana (South Bend Tribune – 1/7/21) Health departments ready to vaccinate — it's just a matter of numbers,…

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Dr. Dale Patterson: Your vaccine questions answered

Many of us have questions about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. When were they developed? How do these mRNA vaccines work? Will they alter my DNA? Are two doses necessary? Dr. Dale Patterson, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Memorial Hospital, answers these and other questions.

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News Stories: January 4, 2021

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Spots filling up quick as vaccine eligibility broadens for health care workers (WNDU – 12/29/20) Local physician on vaccine:  "We're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel" (What’s New LaPorte – 12/29/20) Optimism in nursing homes, among medical experts (Elkhart Truth – 12/30/20)  

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