For the Safety of Our Patients and Staff Visitor Restrictions Continue

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Due to the continuing flu outbreak Henry Community Health, along with many other central Indiana hospitals, is enforcing the following visitor restrictions: No more than two visitors plus one designated caregiver/support person may be present in a patient’s room at anytime. No one under the age of 16 may visit the hospital – with the… Read more »

Free Balance Clinic Screening February 27

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. The Balance Clinic at HealthRidge emphasizes practical strategies to improve balance, reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.   Along… Read more »

New Speech Program Helps Those With Parkinson’s Disease

Henry Community Health Speech Therapist Jana Lukens, SLP, has introduced a new program as part of HCH’s Rehabilitation Services – Lee Silverman Voice Treatment or LSVT Loud. “Many of those with Parkinson’s Disease speak in a low tone of voice as well as mumble, but perceive they are speaking loud enough,” said Lukens. “Sometimes, the… Read more »

It’s Not Too Late For A Flu Vaccination

Get Your Family Vaccinated

Flu activity is expected to increase in the coming weeks, including over the holidays when many people travel and visit family and friends. The sooner you get vaccinated, the more likely you are to be protected against flu when activity picks up in our community or where you are visiting over the holidays. The best… Read more »

Medicaid, HIP 2.0 and Children’s Health Plan (CHIP)

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 for Medicaid, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) for low-income uninsured adults and the Children’s Health Plan (CHIP). You can call ClaimAid… 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 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 »