Saturday, September 20, 2014

 In this 2009 file photograph LPN Alisha Michael gives Leona Baker a flu shot at the Middlebury CVS.

There are several clinics being held through October to get a shot. The cost is $20 and no appointments are necessary.

Posted on Sept. 19, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.
 Our family wore jerseys, we watched football, we had a tailgate style party and football games – we didn't dwell on the small guest list. He had a blast, and so did our entire family.

Sometimes life with a special needs child doesn’t turn out how you’d always imagined it would. However, community blogger Kari Horton says the trick is learning to find happiness in the midst of the storm.

Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.
 Elkhart General Hospital recognized at a summit in Carmel.

The hospital was recognized at a summit in Carmel, Ind. 

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 6:33 a.m.
 Volunteers are needed for training sessions.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 6:31 a.m.

No previous health care experience is necessary.

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 6:29 a.m.

“Pink on 17” brings participating businesses on C.R. 17 together to offer “Pink” discounts and specials for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

 The state health department confirmed that four children in Lake County had enterovirus D68, a type of respiratory illness.
Posted on Sept. 13, 2014 at 7:43 a.m.

The state department confirmed four Indiana children were diagnosed with Enterovirus D68, causing several local hospitals to limit visitations for children.

Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 7:23 a.m.

Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend are the latest facilities to restrict visitations due to respiratory illnesses. IU Health Goshen Hospital did the same earlier this week.

Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 6:10 p.m.

The office was based in South Bend and served 27 counties. 

 Cyndy Herms of Save Cobus Creek addresses a group on April 2, 2014, about efforts to halt Ontwa Township, Mich., plans to build a sewer treatment plant that would discharge into the waterway. The meeting, which drew about 100 people, was held at the Elkhart Conservation Club.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Michigan environmental officials plan to issue a draft permit for the plans, which, if approved, would allow the project to proceed.

 Glenn Adam Chin, former supervisory pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center, departs federal court, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Boston. Prosecutors say Chin oversaw the sterile clean rooms at the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., which custom-mixed medications in bulk and where tainted steroids blamed for the 2012 outbreak were made. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Updated on Sept. 11, 2014 at 3:06 a.m.

He was a supervisory pharmacist at a pharmacy where steroids were tainted with fungal meningitis that killed 64 people nationwide, including three people from Elkhart County.

Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

The limitations are in response to the local and national outbreak of Enterovirus D68, a viral respiratory illness.

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