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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Kreg Gruber Looks back at 2020 and Looks Ahead at 2021

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"We didn't give up in 2020, and we're not going to give up in 2021, because that better day is coming." Kreg Gruber, CEO of Beacon Health System, says we can and will get through our current struggles by relying on each other.

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As we count down to 2021, we cannot let our guard down

By Kelly Jolliff, Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness Manager As we look to celebrate the New Year and say good-bye to the history making 2020, let us look back and reflect on what we have learned and how this can help keep us safe in the coming year. For many…

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News Stories – December 22, 2020

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Local hospitals set to receive first vaccine doses Thursday (WSBT – 12/15/20) How to choose COVID masks so winter doesn't leave yours a soggy, failing mess (South Bend Tribune – 12/16/20) Behind the scenes at Elkhart General Hospital ahead of Covid-19 vaccine delivery (WNDU – 12/16/20) COVID-19 vaccine arrives in…

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