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By Jesse Kirsch, ABC 7 Chicago Indiana has opened COVID vaccine appointments to all residents 16 and older Wednesday. Residents can make an appointment by dialing 211 or visiting the state website ourshot.in.gov. Among the first younger recipients at a vaccination site in East Chicago was clinic volunteer Elder Guzman who called...
Featuring Rock Musicians Rufus Wainwright, Lisa Loeb, Tim Reynolds and More The American College of Gastroenterology Invites All to “Tune It Up: A Concert To Raise Awareness” on March 31 Sinai Chicago’s Dr. Benjamin Levy is once again merging music and medicine in an effort to raise awareness of the importance...
Community Healthcare System’s Phlebotomy Training Program
Six students made history as the very first graduates of Community Healthcare System’s Phlebotomy training program. The 2021 graduating class includes: Rose Caldwell, Jalene Delgado, Staci King, Reyna Mahan, Trisha Spears and Ashley Timmons-all of Northwest Indiana. All of the students were offered positions at Community Healthcare System hospitals. The...
ICU beds, hospital, hospital beds
Indiana Donor Network announces an expansion of its on-site intensive care unit is now complete. The new five-bed ICU is part of the organization’s innovative Organ and Tissue Recovery Center, which enables Indiana Donor Network to facilitate organ and tissue recovery at its facility, as opposed to in a...
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Black men and women, as well as adolescent boys and girls, may react differently to perceived racial discrimination, with Black women and girls engaging in more exercise and better eating habits than Black men and boys when faced with discrimination, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “In...
Wendell Pierson
Dr. Wendell Pierson wants others to know “it’s safe” By J. Coyden Palmer With the Biden administration acquiring and distributing more COVID-19 vaccines, officials are now saying getting the Black community to completely buy-in” to the vaccination efforts is still a challenge. According to a CNN poll, 67 percent of...
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By Diane Pathieu and Michelle Gallardo, ABC7 Chicago health officials will give an update on the city's COVID vaccine distribution plan Wednesday, including when vaccinations will be expanded to the 1C group. The city is set to announce a March 29 start date for its next vaccination phase. In 1C more...
maternity, birthing center
With nearly four million babies born in the U.S. every year, childbirth is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization. Prospective parents looking for the best affordable maternity care available will want to know that the Family Birthing Centers of Community Healthcare System-at Community Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital...
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By Keaundrey Clark A COVID-19 vaccination center will open in Gary soon. With the one-year anniversary of the start of the pandemic having recently passed, and with more Americans getting the recommended vaccination, Gary and other Northwest Indiana residents will now have an opportunity to receive free vaccine shots. Gary’s center...
On Thursday, April 1st, join UChicago Medicine & Community Partners for a Virtual Community Grand Rounds about empowering older adults during a pandemic. Come have a conversation with community members and health professionals about issues around access to resources, social isolation, lowering healthcare cost, impact of vitamin D on health, COVID-19...