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 »

HCH Moves COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Immediate Care

Henry Community Health will be moving its COVID-19 vaccine administration, effective Tuesday, July 6.  HCH will close the vaccine clinic on its main campus and move vaccination administration to Immediate Care at New Castle Family & Internal Medicine Northfield Park. Patients needing a COVID-19 vaccination after July 6 can walk-in or schedule their vaccination by… Read more »

Masks Still Required in Healthcare Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today (May 17) emphasized that its new masking recommendations for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not apply to healthcare settings. “This means that staff, patients, residents and visitors should continue to wear masks as recommended in all healthcare facilities,” the agency said in an email on the… Read more »

HCH COVID-19 Clinic Accepting Walk Ins, Ages 12+

Effective immediately (May 14), Henry Community Health’s COVID-19 clinic is accepting walk ins ages 12 and older at its vaccination clinic. The clinic is located on its main campus,  at 1000 N. 16th Street, in New Castle. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

HCH Recognized Among Top 5 percent of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience for 7th Year, According to Healthgrades

Henry Community Health has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction places Henry Community Health among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading marketplace that connects patients and providers. “Henry Community Health is proud to receive this prestigious award for the seventh year in… Read more »

HCH COVID-19 clinic accepting walk-ins

Effective immediately (May 6), Henry Community Health’s COVID-19 clinic is accepting walk-ins at its vaccination clinic. The clinic is located on its main campus,  at 1000 N. 16th Street, in New Castle. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Henry Community Health Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana has selected Henry Community Health as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective… Read more »

Updated Visitation Plan

Effective April 30, 2021, Henry Community Health will allow two visitors per day for the following patients: Pediatric patients in the Emergency Department. Women’s and Children’s Unit. Pediatric offices. Labor patients in the WCU may have two visitors, who may leave and return during the patient’s stay. All non-COVID patients will continue to be allowed… Read more »

Pediatrics at New Castle Family and Internal Medicine Northfield Park Recognized

The pediatric team at Henry Community Health’s New Castle Family and Internal Medicine Northfield Park has been recognized by the Indiana Immunization Coalition for their work to reduce vaccine-preventable diseases.  The team was awarded the Callie Van Tornhout Infant Immunization Award 2019 for their efforts to immunize children against Pertussis. They also received the High… Read more »

HCH Named Top Rural, Community Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

NEW CASTLE–Henry Community Health has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX®. “We are honored to be recognized as… Read more »

Indiana to Open COVID Vaccine Eligibility to Ages 16+ on March 31

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced plans to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Hoosiers 16 years and older on Wednesday, March 31, provided the state receives a large increase in the amount of vaccine as outlined by the federal government. Additional mass vaccination clinics will be scheduled for April and the state will implement a… Read more »