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Vaccination Sites Now Open

Vaccination Sites Now Open

FDA fully approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines as positive cases rise in Indiana. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Greensburg and surrounding areas, Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) has several vaccination sites available to serve our community. DCMH’s...

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Walsman Serves COVID-19 Patients During Mission Trip

Walsman Serves COVID-19 Patients During Mission Trip

Family Nurse Practitioner Shelly Walsman was a veteran to mission trips before joining a Samaritan’s Purse group of travelers earlier in the year. She had previously participated in mission trips to Haiti, Guatamala and Jamaica as well as Appalachia and Oklahoma, but...

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Decatur County Memorial Hospital Achieves Five-Star Rating

Decatur County Memorial Hospital Achieves Five-Star Rating

Decatur County Memorial Hospital has received the highest overall hospital rating given by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), placing them among the top 15 percent of hospitals nationwide. Hospitals earning this top rating show an “overall rating”...

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COVID-19 Vaccines May Trigger False Positive Mammograms

COVID-19 Vaccines May Trigger False Positive Mammograms

Women who are due for a screening mammogram are encouraged to do so prior to receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Alternatively, it is recommended that patients wait at least four weeks after receiving their second vaccine dose before having a screening...

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DCMH Plays Role In Recovery

DCMH Plays Role In Recovery

When I asked the emergency room doctor if I was going to die, she paused and said, ‘I don’t know.’” An honest, but harrowing answer for 24-year-old Sarah Grace Richardson. What she didn’t know was that her husband, Thomas, had received the same news with the caveat,...

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