Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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 Gwen Davis from Community Occupational Medicine inoculates Nick Casey, 22, of Jonesville, Va. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2013. The ideal time to get a flu vaccine is during the months of September and October, according to the Elkhart County Health Department.

IU Health Goshen and several area pharmacies offer walk-in flu shots. Here’s what you should know before you get the vaccine. 


Posted at 5:45 a.m.

Dr. Comella of Rush University will present at Cass County Council on Aging’s upcoming Parkinson’s Symposium.


Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 7:03 p.m.
 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.

Featured speaker will be Teepa Snow, an occupational therapist specializing in educating the public about the challenges of living with dementia and improving quality of life.


Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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Participants will learn what it means to be a Center for Hospice Care volunteer.

 Local hospitals and midwives announce recent births.
Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 6:35 p.m.

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center is accepting registration for its four-night Wonderfully Made Christian childbirth preparation class.

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 8:52 a.m.

Medical errors that happened in Elkhart County included death or serious disability associated with contaminated drugs, devices or biologics.

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 6:12 a.m.

Despite cooler temperatures, transmissions of the virus tend to be higher in the early fall.

 

 Medical records clerk Flo Hidalgo pulls patient files from storage at the Elkhart Clinic.  The clinic's CEO, Kevin Boyer, fears people are forgoing needed medical care as out-of-pocket health care costs rise in high-deductible health insurance plans.
Posted on Sept. 24, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

Providers worry that more people are forgoing needed care because they can't afford it.

Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 6:53 p.m.

More test results are expected from the state health department in the coming days. No official cases have been confirmed in Elkhart County.

Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:23 a.m.

Failing septic systems across Southwest and Foraker are contaminating nearby bodies of water. The fix is expected to cost roughly $1 million.

 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.
Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 10:21 p.m.

Both nurse practitioners at Med-Point Express and providers at Med-Point Urgent Care Centers are now certified to perform the examinations.

 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.
Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 6:20 p.m.

The veterans are needed to provide companionship to fellow veterans currently in care.

 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.
Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 4:07 p.m.

Attendees will find out enrollment deadlines, what Medicare covers and differences between plans that supplement Medicare.


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Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 12:39 p.m.
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