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Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, January 21st

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon.  The state of COVID-19 throughout Indiana is looking—tentatively—better. While the Indiana State  Department of Health’s county…

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Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, January 14th

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. Muncie, IN—Delaware County remains orange the Indiana State Department of Health’s county metrics map—the second-to-worst score…


Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, January 7th

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. Muncie, IN—Coming off the holiday season, Delaware County is ranked orange on the Indiana State Department…


Ball Brothers Foundation Awards More Funding to Healthcare Providers For COVID-19 Care

By Ball Brothers Foundation— Muncie, IN—As COVID cases continue to surge locally, Ball Brothers Foundation is stepping up support to hospitals across the region as healthcare teams work around the clock to provide critical care to patients. A grant of $35,000 was awarded earlier this month to IU Health Foundation to assist with needs at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, IU Health Jay Hospital, and IU Health Blackford Hospital. A team of Pastoral Care staff and others tasked with monitoring…


Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, December 23rd

Editor’s Note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. Due to the holidays, this week’s update is being released one day early. There will be…


Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, December 17th

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. Due to the holidays, next week’s update will be released on Wednesday, Dec. 23. There will…


Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, December 10th

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. Muncie, IN—This week, Delaware County has remained orange on the Indiana State Department of Health’s county…


Delaware County Weekly COVID-19 Update, December 3rd

Editor’s note: The following COVID-19 update is brought to you through a collaboration of healthcare partners including Delaware County Health Department, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency, Delaware County Office of Information, and other major healthcare providers. Delaware County weekly COVID-19 updates are released every Thursday and include information from the Indiana State Department of Health county metrics dashboard, which is updated every Wednesday afternoon. One week after Thanksgiving, Delaware County remains orange on the Indiana State Department of Health’s county metrics…


Open Door Health Services to Open New West Side Health Center

By Suzanne Clem— Muncie, IN—Open Door Health Services is expanding access to healthcare in Muncie. A new health center location, Open Door White River, will begin welcoming patients Nov. 30. The addition to Open Door’s sites is located at 2600 West White River Blvd., just east of Tillotson Ave. Open Door White River will initially provide pediatric care, behavioral health care, WIC, and other support services. In early 2021, family medicine and obstetric care will join the line-up. Both telehealth and face-to-face…


Hank Milius: Holidays May Require Sacrifice

By Hank Milius, President and CEO, Meridian Health Services— Muncie, IN—Just recently, I was living in a hotel for a week because my wife, Terri, kicked me out of the house after 40+ years of marriage. Articles don’t usually start this way, but as we all know, this year has been far from normal. Please allow me to explain. We have 10 grandkids and Terri prides herself as being “the greatest grandma in the world.” We know this to be…