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  • EMT Education Begins in April

    03/13/2014 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY--Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital is providing Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education beginning April 15 through August 2.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm and Saturdays, 8 am – 4 pm at the Blackford County Emergency Operation Center. To prepare and authorize candidates to test for the Indiana State EMT Certification, students must… Read More

  • Health Fair on September 28

    09/16/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY—Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital is offering a community health fair at Northside Elementary located at 400 East McDonald Street in Hartford City on Saturday, September 28 from 8 am – 12 pm.   There will be lab tests available until 11 am and more than 25 health education and information booths representing available community health resources. Lab Test… Read More

  • EMS Offering Basic EMT Course

    09/09/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education is offering a basic EMT class. The class is approved by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, and upon completion students will be eligible to take the written and practical exams to become a certified EMT. “Everyone can benefit from learning the basic knowledge of an EMT, such as the… Read More

  • Save the Date - Health Fair Coming Sept. 28

    09/06/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital is having a Community Health Fair on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 8 am – 12 pm. The health fair will take place at Northside Elementary School located at 400 East McDonald Street in Hartford City. For more information, please call 765.331.2116. Read More

  • Put Medications for your Child in the Right Hands

    08/29/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- The beginning of school means a fresh start, so don’t get off on the wrong foot by not knowing your child’s school’s policy on medication, both prescribed and over-the-counter.  It is vital parents think about the process of sending medication to school with their child because there is an opportunity for mishandling of the medication.  School personnel… Read More

  • EMT Course Begins Sept. 3

    08/06/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education is offering a basic EMT class. The class is approved by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, and upon completion students will be eligible to take the written and practical exams to become a certified EMT. “Everyone can benefit from learning the basic knowledge of an EMT, such as the… Read More

  • Safe Sitter Course Offered in July

    06/19/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Safe Sitter® is a medically accurate program that teaches boys and girls ages 11 to 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children. This is a one day class that teaches safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies.  Participants must be 11 years old by the class date. Monday July 22, 2013 8:00AM-4:00PM… Read More

  • Employees Assisting with Wilderness Park Improvements

    05/09/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Employees of Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital will partner with Build a Better Blackford and the Hartford City Parks Department to beautify areas of Hartford City Wilderness Park Friday, May 10. The volunteers will spend the morning re-mulching areas of the park’s fitness trail and installing park benches and decorative flower containers. The activity is part of the… Read More

  • First Critical Access Hospital in Nation to Earn Cardiac Accreditation

    04/01/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY -- Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital has been rewarded Heart Failure accreditation by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium, becoming the first critical access hospital in the United States to receive this accreditation. “We had a number of physicians, nurses and other support staff who have led the way in implementing the procedures and policies necessary to earn this… Read More

  • A Support Group To Help You Breathe Easy.

    03/21/2013 | | IU Health Blackford Hospital

    HARTFORD CITY – Indiana is one of 13 states with the highest prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Beginning March 26, Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital is offering an opportunity to learn ways to better cope with COPD while gaining support of others who share in COPD struggles. The Better Breathers Club will meet the last Tuesday of every month starting March… Read More

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