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 »

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 »