Coronavirus

Weighing the Options for Masking Up

Weighing the Options for Masking Up

The kinds of masks that keep out microparticles and best keep wearers safe are also hard to come by right now and should be reserved for healthcare workers. But research has shown that any mask is better than no mask—especially when it comes to keeping your own (possibly virus-inclusive) cootie…Continue Reading.
Keep on Keeping on with COVID-19 Precautions

Keep on Keeping on with COVID-19 Precautions

The risks of contracting COVID-19 come with some surprising details: A sneeze releases 30,000 droplets, which may contain a whopping 200 million virus particles traveling at 200 miles an hour. So if an infected person coughs in the grocery story, those virus particles she released in produce may …Continue Reading.
How to Schedule a Virtual Visit with Hancock Health

How to Schedule a Virtual Visit with Hancock Health

Have you had a virtual visit with a doctor yet? Telehealth can be an effective way to receive routine care. Fortunately for Hancock Health patients, the process for scheduling a virtual visit is almost identical to scheduling an in-person visit. Here’s what you need to know to get started: Cont…Continue Reading.
You arrive at the hospital. Now what?

You arrive at the hospital. Now what?

We know you’ve been asked to stay socially distant. But as things begin to open back up, the last thing you should be afraid of is going to the doctor. The doctors, nurses, and associates of Hancock Health are committed to keeping you safe as we reopen all of our services. And we know what we…Continue Reading.
Coronasmarts: What is contact tracing?

Coronasmarts: What is contact tracing?

Imagine trying to keep a slew of marbles together without a container and no light to find them by. Those suckers are going to scatter to every corner of your house. You’ll be finding them for ages. Epidemiologists face a much more difficult challenge trying to track a virus like COVID-19. Cont…Continue Reading.
Coronasmarts: What we know right now about COVID-19

Coronasmarts: What we know right now about COVID-19

In his testimony before the U.S. Senate, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned of bleak results from easing COVID-19-related restrictions. The good news is, according to the New York Times, Indiana’s reopening plan is relying on science. So what do we know about the virus at this point? And what does it all…Continue Reading.
How We’re Keeping You Safe When You Visit Us

How We’re Keeping You Safe When You Visit Us

At Hancock Health, helping you make health possible means everything to us. As we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that you might be concerned about your safety when you need health care. We know it’s been a challenging time, but great health care is the last…Continue Reading.
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