• The Case for the Annual Flu Vaccine

    Every autumn health care experts urge almost everyone to get an annual influenza (flu) vaccine. Although we often hear announcements through the media encouraging us to get a flu shot, there is always an undercurrent of doubt, such as “will the flu vaccine make me sick? Does it really work?”

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  • Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair Offers Free Health Screenings

    Oct. 16, 2019 – The 24th annual Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1434 Shelby St. in Indianapolis. Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner is partnering with the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police and additional community organizations in providing no cost health screenings including blood pressure and dental screenings, as well as a limited number of flu vaccines for those 9 years of age and older. Macha Family Eye Care will also provide free glaucoma eye screenings.

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  • Eskenazi Health to Host Community Day Health Fair

    Oct. 8, 2019 – Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek will host an Eskenazi Health Center Community Day Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., where free health screenings and a limited number of flu shots will be available. Health screenings provided during the health fair at 9443 E. 38th Street will include blood pressure, body mass index, oral health and more. Everyone attending the fair will have the opportunity to receive free giveaways and win door prizes.

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  • Eskenazi Health to Host Nurse Networking Career Event

    Oct. 7, 2019 – Eskenazi Health will host a Nurse Networking Career Event on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 3-6 p.m. Nurses with experience in primary and specialty care, Cath lab/interventional radiology, transition support, per diem/central staffing, emergency department, neonatal intensive care unit, burn, transition support, perioperative services, critical care and acuity adaptable will learn of current opportunities. Bilingual nurses are needed as well. The event is open to all registered nurses (RN) and new RN graduates and will include two sessions. The first session starts at 3 p.m. and the second session starts at 4:30 p.m. Nursing candidates only need to attend one of the sessions.

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  • Eskenazi Health Provides Helpful Safety Tips for Outdoor Fall Burning Season

    As many of us look forward to our favorite fall festivals and enjoying Halloween celebrations, this is also the time when everyone who enjoys seasonal bonfires and the pleasant smell of burning leaves needs to remember to be as careful as possible to avoid burn injuries. Serious wounds may result from improper and irresponsible use of gasoline, kerosene and other accelerants that can turn a pleasant seasonal get-together into a potentially disastrous situation.

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  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month

    Jeanne Dickens, M.D., a psychiatrist with the Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, shares information about warning signs of suicide and what to do when you recognize them in yourself or someone else.

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  • Eskenazi Health Highlighted in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index 2019

    The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health campus has been recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational branch of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.

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  • Eskenazi Health Expands Inpatient Mental Health Services

    September 12, 2019 – Eskenazi Health announced today that it has added an additional 10 inpatient beds devoted to mental health services at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. This represents a 50 percent increase from 20 to 30 inpatient beds in the hospital’s Kathi & Bob Postlethwait Mental Health Recovery Center. In total the hospital has 327 inpatient beds.

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  • Eskenazi Health to Host Indy Jazz Fest Concert Preview on Sept. 9

    Sept. 5, 2019 - Eskenazi Health is once again partnering with the Indy Jazz Fest to celebrate the rich history of jazz in our city by kicking off the annual festivities with a free concert at noon on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Ave.

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