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Maggie Alvarez is an Environmental Services associate at Memorial Hospital. When COVID started, it was scary. We were seeing a lot of elderly people dying of it. We wore masks and shields and glasses and were still afraid to breathe. I didn’t want to touch anything, even with gloves on. Or...
In August 2020, the Health Resources & Services Administration under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Beacon Health System a 3-year, $1 million grant to assemble and support a collaborative coalition within Marshall County to address opioid and substance abuse, which resulted in Project HOPE. Project HOPE...
Pediatric patients oftentimes miss their friends and family members who aren't able to visit them at Beacon Children's Hospital during the pandemic. And while visitor restrictions remain in place, children are also missing snuggles with their favorite volunteer therapy dogs. This is where Jessica Lewin and the other Beacon Child Life...
Story by Langston Johnson, Intern, Beacon Corporate Communications The intercom rang inside the Memorial Hospital Critical Care Unit and Taylor Freedline watched everyone around her pause. The Bethel University graduate, who was working on clinicals to finish nursing school in March, listened to the announcement they anticipated hearing sooner or later:...
Beacon Granger Hospital is proud to introduce our new online ER Check-In process. The ER Check-In is a quick, confidential way to let Beacon Granger Hospital know that you are on your way with a non-life threatening emergency.  If your condition is life threatening or time-sensitive, please call 911 or go...
Kelsey Likens remembers everything happening in slow motion. The Beacon nurse had just left a Mishawaka hair salon Tuesday afternoon with a fresh cut and color. She closed the door behind her at just after 3 o'clock and started down the steps. She was headed to work at MedPoint Urgent Care...
The death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman has put a spotlight on colon cancer, and the uptick of young people who are being diagnosed. Beacon Medical Group Gastroenterologist Binoy Ouseph explains the early signs and symptoms of colon cancer, and the importance of early detection. He also discusses age and...
It’s important that parents do not delay well visits or vaccinations for their kids and adolescents during the pandemic, because missing these appointments can have an adverse affect on their health. Safety precautions remain in place at Beacon Medical Group offices as the community faces the new reality of dealing with...