Henry Community Health Opening COVID-19 Booster Vaccine

Henry Community Health will reopen its COVID-19 Vaccine clinic beginning Monday, September 27. The clinic will be offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster at its main hospital campus Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The CDC has issued Pfizer booster eligibility guidance. Based on those recommendations, the Indiana Department of Health supports the administration of Pfizer… Read more »

Henry Community Health Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Spikes

A surge in COVID hospitalizations over the last several weeks has Henry Community Health nearing capacity. The Emergency Department has seen a 30% increase in patients over the last several weeks. While most patients are seeking treatment for COVID, the remaining have serious life-threatening issues. “We have seen an influx of patients with chronic conditions… Read more »

IHA Recognizes Henry Community Health Board Member

The Indiana Hospital Association announced Henry Community Health Board of Trustee member John Pidgeon as its Award of Merit recipient for 2021. John has served on the Henry Community Health four-member board since 1972. During his 49 year tenure, John’s leadership has guided HCH to receive many regional and national awards in quality, safety, and… Read more »

Visitation Policy Updated August 24, 2021

Henry Community Health will begin limiting visitation for the safety of our patients, visitors and care team. Emergency Department Visitation: · COVID or suspected COVID patients – no visitors. · Non-COVID patients – 1 visitor. · Pediatrics (17 and under) 1-2 visitors at provider’s discretion. Two visitors will be allowed per day on HCH campuses… Read more »

HCH Donates Bomba Socks

Henry Community Health donates Bomba socks to The Henry County Foster Closet which provides support to foster families in Henry County. Pictured from left to right: Sara Malott, HCH Service Excellence Coordinator, Lisa Nantz, HCH Benefits/Payroll Coordinator and Azure Cross, Director of The Henry County Foster Closet.

Visitation Policy Effective Aug. 13, 2021

Effective Friday, August 13, 2021, Henry Community Health will begin limiting visitation by allowing only two visitors per day on all HCH campuses for the following patients: Non-COVID inpatients. Non-COVID surgery patients. Emergency Department patients. At a patient’s time of discharge. When accompanying a minor. All visitors must be over the age of 18 and… Read more »

HCH Dedicates DAISY® Healer’s Touch Sculpture

Henry Community Health unveiled a new sculpture at the main entrance to the hospital on July 28. “The Healer’s Touch” sculpture honors HCH nurses for the care and compassion they provided patients and families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this year, HCH nurses were recipients of the International DAISY Award®. The award recognizes extraordinary nurses… Read more »

HCH to Lift Visitor Restrictions

Effective Monday, June 28, visitor restrictions are being lifted at all Henry Community Health campuses for non-COVID patients. Masks will still be required on all campuses per CDC recommendation.  COVID patients at Henry Community Health may identify a designated visitor who can visit one hour per day during their inpatient stay. The visitor will be… Read more »

Woodward Earns International Daisy Award

Jennifer Woodward, RN, has been recognized by Henry Community Health as its the first quarter 2021 International DAISY Award® recipient.  Woodward was nominated by fellow nurse, Misty Lawson, who stated in her nomination, “Jennifer is always doing more than required, has a great attitude, a sense of humor and such a strong work ethic she… Read more »

HCH Updates COVID Visitation Policy

Effective today (June 17), COVID patients at Henry Community Health may identify a designated visitor who can visitor them one hour per day during their inpatient stay. The visitor will be required to wear PPE provided by HCH. The PPE will consist of a disposable gown, gloves and N95 respirator. HCH staff will educate the… Read more »

Updated Visitation Policy

Effective Friday, June 4, 2021, Henry Community Health will allow two visitors to accompany non-COVID patients on all inpatient and outpatient HCH campuses, including the Emergency Department. Inpatients may have visitors between 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Visitors will be screened at the entrance, must wear a mask and follow safety protocols while on site.

HealthRidge Gym is Open

Henry Community Health’s HealthRidge Gym at Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion has resumed one-on-one appointments and is open for members. The gym will be open Monday-Thursday from 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday from 7 a.m.-noon. The gym will operate at a 25 person capacity and workouts will be limited to one hour…. Read more »