The Lily Pad, 08.01.22

August 1, 2022

Monday Motivation

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.”

—Bob Kerrey

Celebrating National Immunization Awareness Month

Today brings the start of August, and with it the beginning of National Immunization Awareness Month. Our friends at the CDC have a bunch of helpful resources and communication tools for healthcare professionals on their website about vaccines and their importance. Routine vaccinations dropped by more than 14% during the pandemic. Let’s get our community back on track by encouraging our families and neighbors to catch up and protect their health. 

Making Health Possible

Throughout the pandemic, we saw lots of misinformation floating around on social media about the COVID-19 vaccines. This misinformation makes resources from trusted medical professionals like Health Possible even more essential. We rounded up a few posts to help patients understand the importance of immunizations—which is great food for thought during Immunization Awareness Month. Explore the links below, and find even more helpful content at

Which ones? Vaccines everyone should get. 

What about autism? Debunking myths. 

Do I need a flu shot? Yes. Here’s why. 

Finding Your Way To Better Health

If you could use some extra pizazz in your fitness routine and haven’t been to Healthway Park, now might be a great time for a visit. Healthway Park has all kinds of ways to get healthy and stay healthy, including yoga, Pilates, and lots of other classes. There are also bikes, weights, swimming pools, a sauna, and much more. Check it out here and then come in for a workout.

Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week

Q: Why do golfers always carry an extra pair of pants?

A: In case they get a hole in one.

Hancock Health awarded $150,000 from state to improve Cardiovascular HealthPain Management Group (PMG) Receives The Partnership for Excellence Silver Award 2022

We Make Health Possible

As East Central Indiana’s population grows, we’re putting health care where people need it most. Besides Hancock Regional Hospital, ranked as one of the nation’s safest by the Lown Hospital Index, our network includes more than 30 other locations near your home or work.

Learn More about Hancock