McLean County is experiencing "a significant increase" in new COVID-19 cases, according to the county's top public health official, who asked people to make "smart choices" before hospitals are overwhelmed.
The heads of the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association have issued a joint state…
As COVID-19 hospitalizations soar across the Midwest amid shortages of health care workers, the situation in some places is becoming severe.
We were warned about a coronavirus surge in the fall, and now it’s happening.
The Hamilton Memorial Hospital District and McLeansboro Family Clinic have announced Certified Nurse Practitioner Morgan Warren as a new provider.
After 46 years, administrators for Family Counseling Center Inc. agreed that they had outgrown the name. So, it was time for a change.
Seven Central Illinoisans were among 30 COVID-19 fatalities reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday.
SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital announced recently that it achieved the Healthgrades 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
The American Lung Association on Wednesday announced a “comprehensive” plan to tackle electronic tobacco use by the nation’s high schoolers.
Southern Illinois, in Region 5, had a positivity rate of 7.4% percent, the third highest in the state.
The Hamilton County Telephone Foundation gave $16,000 to Hamilton Memorial Hospital to help toward installation of negative air pressure envir…
The Union County Hospital Therapy Services Department announced recently that a new therapy program for Parkinson’s patients and those sufferi…
SIU’s COVID-19 dashboard will report total cases as it relates to on-campus students, off-campus students and faculty/staff. Currently, the university is reporting three total cases involving students who are living off campus.
John Ryan and his wife will endow the Monica L. Ryan Nursing Scholarship to a student in SIU Carbondale’s newly established Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Monica Ryan was John’s mother, who passed away in October 2019