Free Local Help Obamacare and HIP 2.0 Enrollment

If you need health insurance and find it is frustrating to understand and enroll, free local help is available for you and your family. ClaimAid at Henry Community Health and Interlocal Cap (ICAP) can help you find out which plan you qualify for and help with your enrollment. Assistance also is provided for enrollment in… Read more »

Community Reception Honoring Dr. Strong Nov. 9

A community reception is being given in honor of Dr. Richard Strong Friday, November 9 from 5 to 7 pm in the Church Street Gym. This is an opportunity to thank Dr. Strong for the dedication and medical care he has provided to our community as a general surgeon since coming to New Castle 35… Read more »

Flu Shot Clinics Announced

Looking to get your annual flu shot? Call your provider’s office to make an appointment or get your flu shot at an already scheduled appointment. The following offices are offering Flu Shot Clinics during these times for your convenience: Oct. 10 from 9 am-4 pm at Cambridge City Family Health Partners Oct. 11 from 5:15-7… Read more »

What You Should Know for the 2018-19 Flu Season

Get Your Family Vaccinated

Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu and its potentially serious complications. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated by the end of October. What is new this flu season? Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses… Read more »

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and potentially life-threatening response to an infection. Help keep you and your loved ones safe by learning to See it. Stop it. Survive it. Less than half of American adults have heard of sepsis according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can be caused by complications from a… Read more »

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Damion Harris Receives National Award

Damion Harris, MD

Congratulations to Dr. Damion Harris for receiving a PRC Award for being in the top 5% in the Nation for Overall Doctor Rating. Dr. Harris was compared to 2293 other surgical specialist providers who participate in the PRC phone surveys which measure patient’s satisfaction with their provider. Dr. Harris impressively scored 100 percent Excellent among the patients who completed a survey for him…. Read more »

Free Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Sept. 26

Breast Cancer Ribbon

Henry Community Health, ICAP Women’s Clinic and IU Health Ball Center at Forest Ridge are sponsoring free breast and cervical cancer screenings Wednesday, September 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The screenings will be held at New Castle Family & Internal Medicine at Northfield Park Primary Care Campus located just in front of the YMCA. WOMEN, IF… Read more »

We Can Help Balance Problems

Balance Clinic Screening August 30. Classes Begin September 10. Are you having trouble keeping your balance? Is fear of falling keeping you from activities you love? Most falls are preventable so let us help you get back on sure footing at our Balance Clinic. HealthRidge is offering a free Balance Screening on August 30 with… Read more »

School Has Begun – Is Your Child Up To Date on Immunizations?

Back to School

CHECKLIST OF BACK TO SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS BY THE STATE OF INDIANA Well child physical examinations for children entering kindergarten and 7th grade. Check with your pre-school as they also may require a well visit. Sports physical examination for anyone participating in 2018 fall and winter sports, and spring of 2019 Immunizations for children entering grades K-12 IMMUNIZATIONS AND WELL… Read more »

Fraud Alert-Scammers Taking Advantage On Confusion About New Medicare Cards

Medicare scammer

Medicare is in the process of issuing new Medicare cards across the United States. In an effort to improve fraud protection, cards are being replaced with newly assigned 11-digit unique ID numbers in place of your Social Security number for identification. Scammers already are contacting Medicare recipients posing as Medicare representatives demanding a processing fee. Other fraudsters are telling beneficiaries they are owed a… Read more »

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Pain Can Be Treated

Damion Harris, MD

Until it was injured you probably didn’t realize how important your shoulder is to your everyday activities. It has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body and needs to have the right balance of strength, flexibility and stability to prevent pain and injury. There’s no need to suffer with the pain and stop doing what you like to do. “Commonly, shoulder pain… Read more »

Healthgrades Recognizes Henry Community Health for Achievements in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Awards

Henry Community Health announced it has been recognized for two distinctions in quality excellence from Healthgrades: the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Only 65 out of just over 4,500 hospitals evaluated for patient… Read more »