LMH and SBMF looking for recovered COVID-19 donors for convalescent plasma

South Bend Medical Foundation, in partnership with Logansport Memorial Hospital, is looking for people have fully recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma for an investigational treatment option to help current patients with serious, life-threatening COVID-19 infections. As a result of the infection, patients who have recovered from COVID-19 now have antibodies in their plasma. This plasma, known as "convalescent plasma," can be transfused to a currently sick patient as part of treatment to help them recover.

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Logansport Memorial Hospital prepares for a phased re-opening

As the number of COVID-19 cases begins to stabilize in our community, Logansport Memorial Hospital (LMH) is looking ahead and preparing to re-open in our new environment. Logansport Memorial Hospital has worked with state legislators from our district to confirm that Cass County should expect to move through the phases of the Governor's "Roadmap to Re-opening Indiana" at a pace that is two weeks behind most other Indiana counties.

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Which exercises keep your joints healthy?

This article is part of the Ultimate Guide to Knee Replacement from Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Snap. Crackle. Pop.

Unfortunately, for some people, those three simple words bring to mind their noisy joints and not the famous breakfast cereal. The good news is that there are lots of different ways of being active that you can add to your daily life to improve your joint health as well as your strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility.

Whether trying to ease your arthritis pain or interested in learning what you can do keep your joints healthy, read on to learn more about how working on your fitness can help you keep moving and feeling your best.

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Logansport Memorial Hospital receives limited supply of Remdesivir

On May 1, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved emergency use of the experimental drug Remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19, after early data from ongoing clinical trials showed promising results in helping severely ill patients recover from the virus. Earlier this week, Logansport Memorial Hospital received notification from the federal government (through FEMA and the Department of Health and Human Services) that we were chosen as a site to receive Remdesivir, for immediate use and as appropriate treatment for COVID-19 patients in our facility. 

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