05/24/2021

IRCCO and Collaborative Health Systems partner to expand value-based care

The Illinois Rural Community Care Organization, LLC (IRCCO), the first statewide Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to serve rural Illinois, announced May 24, 2021, it is partnering with Collaborative Health Systems, a…

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05/20/2021

Jo Daviess County featured in New York Times for almost 100 percent vaccination rate of elderly

Published in the New York Times on May 15, 2021 Written by Daniel E. Slotnik More than 70 percent of Americans who are 65 or older are fully vaccinated, and…

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05/07/2021

Telligen names ICAHN as a community healthcare quality champion

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) and Telligen QI Connect™, a Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC), have joined together to address high priority health issues during COVID-19 and beyond.…

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05/07/2021

ICAHN graduates 2021 Rural Health Fellows

The inaugural class of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) Rural Health Fellowship graduated 14 new Fellows on May 5 during ceremonies held at O’Shea University, Springfield. Those honored…

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04/29/2021

2021 ICAHN Rural Health Fellows Project Development

The inaugural class of the ICAHN Rural Health Fellowship began its eight-month leadership journey at a live, socially distanced event kick-off on October 28 in Springfield. The Rural Health Fellowship is…

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04/23/2021

IDPH’S Center for Rural Health launches UPW program, loan repayment grant opportunity

ICAHN hospitals are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Illinois Department of Public Health's new physician and surgeon loan repayment opportunity! The new Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) loan repayment…

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04/12/2021

GAHHS among first in its region to offer Mako Robotic-Arm Assist joint replacement

Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services is proud to be among the first in the region to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Procedures. Mako allows surgeons to provide…

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04/07/2021

Hammond-Henry announces addition of new robot to assist in joint replacement surgery

Hammond-Henry Hospital is thrilled to announce the addition of a new robot to assist in joint replacement surgeries. ROSA®, a product of Zimmer US, Inc., which stands for Robotic Surgical…

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03/27/2021

2021 ICAHN Rural Health Fellows Program to hold graduation on May 5

The inaugural class of the ICAHN Rural Health Fellowship began its eight-month leadership journey at a live, socially distanced event kick-off on October 28 in Springfield. The Rural Health Fellowship is…

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03/24/2021

IDPH's Center for Rural Health to launch UPW program, loan repayment grant opportunity

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Center for Rural Health will soon be launching the Underserved Physician Workforce Program (UPW) which will award eligible physicians up to $50,000 in educational…

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03/24/2021

HHS to invest $250 million for COVID-19 response in underserved communities

Released 3.22.21 by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy VIEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY As part of President Biden's National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness, the Administration is…

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03/23/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,832 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,832 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,832 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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03/22/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,220 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,220 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,220 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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03/19/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,380 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,380 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,380 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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03/18/2021

Modern Healthcare presents The Check Up with Pat Schou

Aired 3.15.21 From staffing woes to financial struggles, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already fragile environment for rural hospitals. A recent report from the Chartis Center for Rural Health…

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03/17/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,655 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,655 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Vaccine allocation data now posted on the IDPH website SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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03/16/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,997 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,997 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Record 7-day vaccine administration average at more than 102,500 doses daily SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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03/15/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 782 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 782 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Record 7-day vaccine administration average at more than 102,000 doses daily SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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03/12/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,763 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,763 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Approximately 54% of those 65 years and older vaccinated in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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03/11/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,700 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,700 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Highest 7-day vaccination average with more than 98,000 doses administered SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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03/10/2021

ICAHN announces Flex grant awards for financial assessment and revenue cycle

ICAHN is pleased to announce this year’s Flex Grant Awards in the areas of financial assessment and revenue cycle. 2020-2021 Financial Assessment/Revenue Cycle Awards:  Pinckneyville Community Hospital Horizon Health Warner…

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03/10/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,682 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,682 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Highest 7-day vaccination average with more than 95,000 doses administered SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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03/09/2021

Pat Schou among NRHA's 2021 Rural Health Award recipients

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is proud to announce the association's 2021 Rural Health Award recipients. NRHA's Rural Health Awards are given each year to individuals and organizations in…

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03/09/2021

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Mental Health Flex Grants are awarded to the following hospitals: 2020-2021 Mental Health Awards: Clay County Hospital Hillsboro Area Hospital Carle Eureka…

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03/09/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,510 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,510 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Half of all Illinoisans 65 years and older have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department…

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03/08/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,182 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,182 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,182 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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03/08/2021

ICAHN announces Outpatient Services and Population Health Flex Grant award

ICAHN is pleased to announce this year's Flex Grants in the areas of Outpatient Services and Population Health will be awarded to the following hospitals: 2020-2021 Outpatient Services Award:  Community…

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03/04/2021

ICAHN announces recipients of EMS Education and Operational Improvement/IT grant awards

ICAHN is pleased to announce that this year’s Flex Grant Awards in the areas of EMS Education and Operational Improvement/IT include: 2020-2021 EMS Education Award: (CAH and Resource Hospitals) Boyd…

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03/04/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,740 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,740 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 93,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered yesterday in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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03/02/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,577 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,577 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Illinois to receive 83,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, with vast majority being sent to mass vaccination sites…

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03/01/2021

Only a Call Away: Telemedicine Changes Office Visits

Among the featured contributors to the "Only a Call Away: Telemedicine Changes Office Visits" article, published in the March 2021 edition of Illinois Country Living magazine, are Trina Casner, CEO,…

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03/01/2021

Paid preceptorship program available in Gibson City

The application deadline of March 14 for the six-week Rural Interprofessional Preceptorship Program is fast approaching. The National Center for Rural Health Professions is seeking health professions students from ALL…

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03/01/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,143 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,143 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 3 million doses of vaccine delivered to Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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02/26/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,441 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,441 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over 102,000 doses of vaccine administered yesterday SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,441 new…

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02/25/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,884 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,884 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Record breaking 130,000 doses of vaccine administered yesterday SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,884…

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02/25/2021

New Resource for Hospitals: Vaccine Confidence Toolkit

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) Initiative has partnered with Cynosure Health, IMPAQ International, PFCCPartners, and 10 other hospital associations to reduce patient…

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02/24/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,022 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,022 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,022 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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02/24/2021

ABC News Segment: Rural hospitals and their survival during the pandemic

Full Measure News Investigative journalist Joce Sterman interviews Pam Pfister, CEO, Morrison Community Hospital, and Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director and 2020 NRHA President, for this February 21st segment aired…

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02/24/2021

Gov. Pritzker announces one million Illinois children to receive monthly food aid following expansion of pandemic EBT program

Information submitted 2/24/21 by the Office of Governor JB Pritzker through the Medicaid Policy Network Up to $110 Million Federal Dollars Will be Brought into State Per Month, 200 Thousand…

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02/23/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,665 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,665 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,665 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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02/22/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,246 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,246 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,246 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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02/22/2021

Nominate your favorite rural health heroes

When you think of heroes in the field of rural health, who comes to mind? A doctor? A leader? A student? A teacher? Each year, the National Rural Health Association…

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02/19/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,219 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,219 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over 2 million vaccines administered in Illinois and highest single day total of over 83,000 vaccines administered in past 24…

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02/18/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,966 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,966 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Weather continues to delay federal government’s delivery of vaccine SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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02/17/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,795 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,795 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Weather continues to delay federal shipments of vaccines SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,795…

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02/16/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,348 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,348 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered is 63,772 doses SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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02/10/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,825 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,825 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Illinois on-track to administer more than 1.5 million doses of vaccine by tomorrow SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public…

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02/09/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,082 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,082 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Vaccinations nearly double from a week ago SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,082 new…

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02/08/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 1,747 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,747 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,747 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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02/08/2021

Building a rural integrated network for specialty care

The following feature, authored by Rural Horizons, National Rural Health Association, on Friday, January 22, 2021 includes a focus on Rob Schmitt, CEO, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, Gibson…

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02/08/2021

National Center for Rural Health Professions offers summer programs

Are you currently a health professions student looking to immerse yourself in the healthcare field? Check out some of these fun and exciting summer programs offered through the National Center…

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02/05/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 3,660 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,660 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease One-Day Vaccination Record – Almost 75,000 Vaccinations SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,660 new…

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02/04/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 3,328 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,328 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,328 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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02/03/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 3,314 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,314 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease New vaccination record – more than 65,000 doses administered in one day Region 4 on target to move to Phase…

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02/02/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,304 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,304 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More Than One Million COVID-19 Vaccines Administered in Illinois Regions 8 and 9 on track to move to Phase 4…

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02/01/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,312 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,312 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Illinois set to surpass today one million doses administered Region 10 on track to move to Phase 4 on Tuesday…

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01/29/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 4,156 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,156 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Third straight day of record high number of vaccines administered with more than 58,000 doses administered in 24 hours SPRINGFIELD…

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01/26/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 3,667 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,667 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,667 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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01/25/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 2,944 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,944 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Regions 8 and 9 on track to move to Tier 1 on Tuesday SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public…

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01/22/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 7,042 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,042 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,042 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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01/21/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 4,979 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,979 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Region 4 on track to move to Tier 2 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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01/20/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 4,822 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Region 6 on track to move to Phase 4 and Region 7 on track to move to Tier 1 SPRINGFIELD…

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01/19/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 4,318 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,318 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than half a million vaccines administered SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,318 new…

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01/18/2021

LCMH Primary Care Clinic recognized as one of top RHCs in the nation

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital Primary Care Clinic, a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) serving Lawrence County’s 16,000 residents, has been recognized as one of the top rural primary care practices in…

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01/15/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 6,642 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,642 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease 447,348 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois for a 27,125 7-day rolling average SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of…

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01/14/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 6,652 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,652 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   414,296 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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01/13/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 5,862 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 5,862 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   384,658 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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01/13/2021

Chester's Memorial Hospital opens new medical-surgical unit

CLICK HERE FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR Memorial Hospital’s new medical-surgical and intensive care units are now open. The new units are located on the south wing, upper level of the…

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01/12/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 6,642 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,642 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,642 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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01/11/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 4,776 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,776 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,776 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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01/08/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 9,277 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 9,277 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,277 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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01/08/2021

Pat Schou serves as moderator for 34th annual AHA leadership conference

Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, will serve as a moderator for the Accountable Care Organization segment delivered during the 34th annual American Hospital Association Rural Healthcare Leadership Post-Conference on March…

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01/07/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 8,757 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 8,757 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 1 million cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health…

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01/06/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 7,569 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,569 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   Statewide Mask Mandate Extended   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,569 new confirmed…

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01/05/2021

December 2020 ICAHN Newsletter

Click here to read the December newsletter

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01/05/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 6,839 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,839 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,839 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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01/04/2021

Public Health Officials Announce 5,059 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 5,059 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,059 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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12/28/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,453 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,453 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 16,000 COVID-19 deaths SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,453 new confirmed and…

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12/23/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,762 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,762 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,762 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN thanks retiring Board for service, announces new members for 2021

News releases will be made available to each of the Board members' hospitals after the first of the year. The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network wishes to thank its 2020…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN announces 2020 "4 Under 40" Hospital Leadership Awards

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AWARDS VIDEO "4 Under 40" Award Winners: Blake Thornton, Director of Quality and Risk Management, Pinckneyville Community Hospital The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN announces 2020 ICAHN Hospital "IMPACT" Award winners

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AWARD VIDEO 2020 ICAHN Hospital "IMPACT" Award Winner: Jersey Community Hospital for its Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic and Counseling Program Jersey Community Hospital recently received…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN announces 2020 Lifetime Achievement and Service Awards

During Annual Conference ceremonies held in November via Zoom, the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network celebrated several individuals for their longtime dedication and commitment to the betterment of rural populations…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN offers active shooter tactical bags to rural EMS agencies

Based upon input from previous EMS interest surveys, the Illinois Flex Grant invested in nine active shooter tactical bags, to be given out to rural EMS agencies. The project was…

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12/22/2020

Brian Burnside named Carlinville Area Hospital's new CEO

Brian Burnside, who began his role at Carlinville Area Hospital in August, is an award-winning leader in healthcare, bringing more than 20 years of experience in profit and non-profit sectors.…

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12/22/2020

National Center for Rural Health Professions offers summer healthcare internships

Applications are now available for healthcare internships and immersion experiences through the National Center for Rural Health Professions. The NCRHP offers three exciting summer opportunities for health professions students to…

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12/22/2020

Culbertson Memorial Hospital Board approves $15.4M master facility plan

The Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital Board of Directors recently approved a $15.4 million dollar Master Facility Plan to renovate the interior of the hospital and authorized administration to move…

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12/22/2020

ICAHN Rural Health Fellowship kicks off eight-month leadership journey

The inaugural class of the ICAHN Rural Health Fellowship began its eight-month leadership journey at a live, socially distanced event kick-off on October 28 in Springfield.  The class of 16…

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12/21/2020

Pinckneyville Community Hospital receives national recognition

Pinckneyville Community Hospital has received national recognition for an innovative approach to post-acute care that supports a patients continued recovery from illness or management of a chronic illness or disability.…

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12/21/2020

Jersey Community Hospital honored for excellence in telehealth

As of December 21, more than 905,000 Illinoisans have tested positive for COVID-19  and more than 15,000 of the state’s residents have died from the virus.  With restrictions in place…

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12/21/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,699 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,699 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,699 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/18/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 7,377 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,377 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,377 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/17/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 8,828 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 8,828 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,828 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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12/16/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 7,123 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,123 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 12 million COVID-19 tests reported in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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12/16/2020

Sen. Dick Durbin: We must act on legislation to help rural hospitals

Opinion Editorial from The Southern, published December 15, 2020 CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE  

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12/14/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 7,214 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,214 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,214 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/11/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 9,420 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 9,420 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,420 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/10/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 11,101 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 11,101 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,101 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/09/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 8,256, New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 8,256, New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,256 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/07/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 8,691 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 8,691 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,691 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/04/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 10,526 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 10,526 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,526 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/03/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 10,959 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 10,959 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,959 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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12/02/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 9,757 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease 

Public Health Officials Announce 9,757 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Greatest number of deaths reported in 24 hours since the start of the pandemic SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of…

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12/01/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 12,542 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,542 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,542 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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11/30/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,190 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,190 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,190 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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11/20/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 13,012 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 13,012 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 116,000 tests performed in past 24 hours SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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11/19/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 14,612 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 14,612 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 6,000 people in the hospital with COVID-19   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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11/18/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 8,922 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 8,922 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 11,000 COVID-19 deaths and 600,000 cases reported in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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11/17/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 12,601 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,601 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,601 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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11/16/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 11,632 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 11,632 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,632 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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11/13/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 15,415 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 15,415 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   Record one-day testing high with more than 106,000 COVID-19 tests reported   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public…

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11/12/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 12,702 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,702 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,702 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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11/11/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 12,657 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,657 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,657 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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11/10/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 12,623 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,623 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease State records over 101,000 tests in past 24 hours SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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11/09/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 10,573 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 10,573 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,573 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus…

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11/06/2020

Federal government to distribute new COVID-19 antigen test: Abbott BinaxNOW

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11/06/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 10,376 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 10,376 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease 75 counties across Illinois and Chicago at the warning level SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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11/05/2020

More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois Public health officials report 9,935 new cases since yesterday

More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois Public health officials report 9,935 new cases since yesterday   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,935 new…

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11/04/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 7,538 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 7,538 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,538 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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11/03/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,222 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,222 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,222 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/30/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,943 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease and New Daily Testing High of 95,111

Public Health Officials Announce 6,943 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease and New Daily Testing High of 95,111 49 counties at warning level SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public…

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10/29/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,363 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,363 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,363 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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10/28/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 6,110 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 6,110 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,110 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/27/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,000 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,000 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,000 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/26/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,729 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,729 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,729 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in…

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10/23/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 3,874 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,874 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 82,000 COVID-19 tests reported in past 24 hours in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public…

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10/22/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,942 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,942 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 7 million COVID-19 tests reporting in Illinois   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health…

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10/21/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,342 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,342 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,342 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/20/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 3,714 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,714 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,714 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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10/19/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 3,113 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 3,113 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,113 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/16/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 87,000 Tests Completed, 4,554 New Cases

Public Health Officials Announce 87,000 Tests Completed, 4,554 New Cases SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,554 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in…

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10/15/2020

After Reporting 67,000 Tests, Public Health Officials Announce Highest One-Day Coronavirus Disease Case Total – 4,015 New Cases

After Reporting 67,000 Tests, Public Health Officials Announce Highest One-Day Coronavirus Disease Case Total – 4,015 New Cases SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,015…

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10/13/2020

More Than 9,000 COVID-19-associated Deaths Reported in Illinois

More Than 9,000 COVID-19-associated Deaths Reported in Illinois Public health officials announce 2,851 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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10/12/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,742 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,742 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,742 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/08/2020

Illinois Reaches More Than 6 Million COVID-19 Tests

Illinois Reaches More Than 6 Million COVID-19 Tests Public Health Officials Announce 2,630 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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10/07/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,630 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Illinois Reaches More Than 6 Million COVID-19 Tests Public Health Officials Announce 2,630 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported…

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10/06/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,617 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,617 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,617 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

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10/05/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,853 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,853 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,853 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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10/02/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,206 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,206 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 72,000 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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10/02/2020

Trump Administration announces $20 billion in provider relief funding

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10/01/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,166 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,166 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 65,000 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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09/30/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,273 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,273 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   Public health officials warn Region 6 that additional mitigation measures could be coming   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois…

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09/29/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,362 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,362 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,362 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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09/28/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,709 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,709 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,709 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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09/25/2020

Horizon Health announces clinic expansion

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09/25/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,514 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,514 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   Almost 70,000 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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09/24/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,257 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,257 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 62,000 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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09/22/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,531 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,531 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,531 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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09/21/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,477 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,477 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,477 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease…

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09/18/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,120 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,120 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   Almost 62,00 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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09/17/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,056 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 2,056 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease   More than 57,000 tests reported in 24 hours   SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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09/16/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,941 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,941 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease More than 52,000 tests reported in 24 hours SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today 1,941…

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09/15/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,466 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

As of 9/15/2020 - SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,466 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed deaths.…

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08/31/2020

IDPH provides guidance for state polling locations

CHICAGO – In preparation for the 2020 elections, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has issued guidance to protect the safety and health of voters as they cast ballots…

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08/18/2020

Congratulations ICAHN Hospitals!

The Top-Rated Illinois Hospitals for Patient Experience by Gabrielle Masson Using the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores from CMS, Becker's has compiled a list of the best…

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08/06/2020

Congratulations Beth!

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07/21/2020

PUBLIC HEATLH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE 955 NEW CONFIREMED CASES OF CORONAVIRUS DISEASE

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 955 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County –…

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07/19/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,384 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.17.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,384 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 22 additional confirmed deaths. Community…

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07/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,257 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,257 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/13/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,317 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.10.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,317 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,018 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.9.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,018 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/08/2020

Public Health Officials announce 980 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.8.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 980 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 36 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/07/2020

Public Health Officials announce 587 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.7.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 587 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 37 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 614 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.6.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 614 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 6 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 869 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.6.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 869 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 36 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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07/06/2020

Elective Surgery Guidance - Supplemental FAQs

As of 7.6.20 Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidance on elective surgical procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic is provided to assist in keeping health care facilities safe for patients…

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07/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 828 new COVID cases in Illinois

As 7.1.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 828 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook…

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06/30/2020

Public Health Officials announce 738 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.29.20 PRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 738 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/26/2020

Public Health Officials announce 857 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.26.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 857 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 39 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/26/2020

Public Health Officials announce 894 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.25.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 894 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 41 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/25/2020

ICAHN announces Annual Conference Call for Presenters

ICAHN (Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network) is moving ahead with plans for our Annual Conference, which will be November 16 and 17 at the I-Hotel in Champaign, IL. As with…

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06/25/2020

National Rural Health Resource Center recognizes Mason District Hospital

CAH recognition spotlights innovative care coordination initiatives to improve population health Critical Access Hospital recognition was established by The Center and FORHP to recognize the excellent work in Critical Access…

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06/25/2020

Rural healthcare, COVID-19 and making sure hospitals are 'still standing' after pandemic

More than 120 rural hospitals have closed in the last 10 years, with hundreds more at risk, experts say. "Several years ago, Medline created a team to focus solely on…

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06/24/2020

Public Health Officials announce 715 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 64 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/24/2020

Public Health Officials announce 601 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 601 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 38 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/22/2020

Gov. Pritzker releases guidelines for next phase of Restore Illinois

As of 6.22.20 CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker today released plans to safely continue reopening businesses and industries as Illinois moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Working with public…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 658 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.21.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 634 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.20.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 634 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 45 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 692 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.19.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 692 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 44 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 593 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.18.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 593 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 55 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/18/2020

Perry Memorial Hospital celebrates 100 years of service to its community

Julia Rackley Perry, of Malden, IL, saw the value of providing community healthcare to relieve the suffering of others. When she died in 1913, Julia left in her will more…

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06/17/2020

Illinois Public Officials announce 546 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.17.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 546 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 623 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 623 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 72 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 473 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.15.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 473 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 672 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.14.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 672 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 673 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.13.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 673 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 29 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 867 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.7.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 867 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 766 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.11.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 766 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 91 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/10/2020

Public Health Officials announce 625 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.10.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 78 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/10/2020

The Man Behind O'Shea's Safety Program: John Kovalan

John Kovalan, CSP, Loss Prevention Management Services, and O'Shea Builders are friends and business partners of ICAHN. On Mother’s Day 2020, John Kovalan saw his parents for the first time…

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06/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 797 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.9.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 797 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 95 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 658 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.8.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/05/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,156 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.5.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,156 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 929 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.4.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 929 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 116 additional confirmed deaths. -…

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06/04/2020

State announces community-based testing sites now open to all

As of 6.4.20 SPRINGFIELD –The State of Illinois is opening its community-based testing sites to anyone to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. As we move through the…

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06/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 982 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.3.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 982 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97additional deaths. - Coles County: 1…

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06/02/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,614 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.2.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,614 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 113 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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06/02/2020

Responding to Community Violence

The events over the last week beginning in Minneapolis and spreading across the nation over the weekend have likely increased levels of stress and anxiety among children and families living…

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06/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,343 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.31.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,343 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 60 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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06/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,462 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.30.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,462 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 61 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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05/29/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,622 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.29.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,622 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 86 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/29/2020

McKendree University offers new MHA degree

McKendree University is now offering a Master's in Healthcare Administration degree. The program begins this fall and does not require a nursing degree, only a BS in any field. Also,…

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05/28/2020

IDPH files emergency rules mandating COVID-19 testing in LTC facilities

As of 5.28.20 Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,527 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.28.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,527 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,111 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.27.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,111 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 160 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,713 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.25.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,713 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,508 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,508 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 67 additional deaths. • Coles County…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,352 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.23.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,352 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 75 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,758 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.22.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,758 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 110 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/26/2020

ICAHN Information Technology Blog

3.18.21 Security Hints and Tips: Password Managers Our lives are full of more online accounts that require login credentials than any one person could possibly remember. Since trying to remember…

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05/21/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,268 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.21.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,268 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/20/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,388 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.20.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,388 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 147 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/19/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,545 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.19.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,545 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 146 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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05/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,294 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.18.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,294 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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05/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,088 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,088 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,432 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.15.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,432 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/15/2020

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program funding opportunity announced

Please see notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) below for Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)-Planning. Introductory webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 27. Contact sodonnell@hrsa.gov for questions pertaining to…

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05/14/2020

Public Health Officials announce 3,239 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.14.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,239 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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05/13/2020

Healthcare Heroes at Culbertson: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Video/content created by Molly Sorrell, Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital on April 8, with story submitted by IHA CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL VIDEO Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital…

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05/13/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,677 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.13.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,677 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 192 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/13/2020

Public Health Officials announce 4,014 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.12.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 4,014 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,887 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.8.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,887 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,656 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.10.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,656 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 57 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,325 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.9.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,325 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 111 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/08/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,641 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.7.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,641 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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05/07/2020

House GOP says Pritzker reopening won't work

As of 5.7.20 From the State Journal Register, Springfield House Republicans criticized Gov. JB Pritzker’s plan to reopen the state on a regional basis Wednesday, saying it will still harm…

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05/07/2020

Beth Fletcher, Administrative Assistant, Ferrell Hospital, offers this instructional video on how to make a one-time-use PPE gown. https://deaconess.wistia.com/medias/hdost0imrt  

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05/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,270 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.6.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,270 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 136 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/06/2020

Pritzker outlines 5-phase plan to reopen Illinois

As of 5.6.20 From WTTW News in Chicago https://news.wttw.com/2020/05/05/pritzker-outlines-5-phase-plan-reopen-illinois-region-region A plan is in place to reopen Illinois, even as the number of coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Gov.…

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05/06/2020

COVID-19 Elective Surgeries and Procedures

As of 5.6.20 From the Illinois Department of Public Health Frequently Asked Questions Q: When may elective procedures begin? A: May 11, 2020 Q: What is “operational capacity”? A: It…

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05/05/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,122 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.5.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,122 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 176 additional deaths. - Bureau County:…

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05/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,341 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.4.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,341 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 46 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,994 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.3.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,994 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 63 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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05/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,450 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.2.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,450 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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05/04/2020

Regaining the Public's Trust in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following is a recording from the April 28th webinar on crisis communications, presented by TAG Communications, Inc. https://icahnevents.webex.com/icahnevents/lsr.php?RCID=655de9da660a3468da4f44fead38abed

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05/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 3,137 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.1.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,137 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. - Adams County:…

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04/30/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,563 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.30.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,563 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 141 additional deaths. - Clinton County:…

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04/29/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,253 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.29.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,253 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 92 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/29/2020

Elective procedures now allowed under Gov. Pritzker's modified order

As of 4.29.20 Submitted by IHA and Channel 20 News CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The modified stay at home order will be instituted on May 1st,…

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04/29/2020

State of Illinois to borrow $1.2 billion to cover expenses from economic downturn

As of 4.29.20 Submitted by IHA and the State Journal Register STATE JOURNAL REGISTER REPORT Illinois plans to borrow $1.2 billion next week to help the state cover expenses during…

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04/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,219 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.28.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,219 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/27/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,980 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.27.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,980 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 50 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/27/2020

COVID-19 testing guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Submitted by the Illinois Department of Public Health As COVID-19 testing capacity expands, testing is now available for people who: • Have COVID-19 symptoms (cough, shortness of breath and fever)…

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04/27/2020

Updated guidance on elective surgeries in Illinois

Submitted by the Illinois Department of Public Health as of 4.27.2020 Current Status During the COVID-10 pandemic, surgeries and procedures (collectively referred to as “procedures”) for life-threatening conditions or those…

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04/27/2020

Considerations for healthcare providers in any healthcare setting

Submitted 4.27.20 by the Illinois Department of Public Health How to leave COVID-19 behind when you come home The CDC states that COVID-19 is typically transmitted through respiratory droplets. Providing…

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04/27/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,126 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.26.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,126 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/27/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,119 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.25.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,119 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 80 additional deaths. - Coles County:…

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04/27/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,724 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.24.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,724 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 108 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/24/2020

Gov. JB Pritzker announces stay-at-home order extended through May 30

From Channel 9 News, Chicago CHICAGO — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced the state will extend its stay-at-home order through May 30 on Thursday, although the modified order will slightly…

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04/24/2020

Somber Congress delivers more than $500M in virus aid

As of 4.24.20 - Associated Press News Report WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending Thursday, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling…

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04/23/2020

AHA encourages critical access hospital participation in open discussion

The American Heart Association is deeply concerned about the public health crisis facing our country. Our top priority regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) is the health and well-being of individuals and their…

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04/23/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,826 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.23.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,826 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 123 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,049 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.22.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,049 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 98 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/21/2020

ILCHF, ICAHN offer $500,000 to essential hospital workers for child care

With essential hospital staff facing childcare challenges due to schools and daycares closing, the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) recently awarded the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) a $500,000…

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04/21/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,551 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.21.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,551 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 119 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/20/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,151 new COVID-19 cases

As of 4 20 20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,151 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths. Boone…

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04/20/2020

State activates alternate housing facility in southern Illinois

At the request of local government, the State of Illinois has activated a pre-staged alternate housing facility in Jefferson County to meet the identified needs of COVID-19. Jefferson County authorities…

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04/20/2020

Jersey Community Hospital offers insight into COVID-19 prep in rural area

CLICK HERE for the full Business Insider interview

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04/20/2020

C-SPAN interview with Pat Schou: COVID-19 challenges faced by rural America

National Rural Health Association President Pat Schou discusses challenges faced by rural healthcare facilities during the Coronavirus pandemic. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO  

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04/20/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,585 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois (4-18)

As of 4.18.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,585 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 125 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/20/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,197 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.19.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,197 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/17/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,842 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.17.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,842 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/17/2020

Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis offers COVID-19 data for metro, non-metro areas

The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis daily data brief on metropolitan and nonmetropolitan COVID-19 cases has been enhanced to provide additional information on cases, deaths, and rates. Also…

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04/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,140 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,140 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 125 additional deaths. - Bond County:…

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04/16/2020

ILCHF, ICAHN offer child care grant to member hospital essential workers

On April 3, 2020, the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) received a $500,000 grant award (EHSCCS) from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) to provide financial assistance to eligible…

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04/16/2020

NOSORH provides rural-relevant resources pertinent to COVID-19

With the growing COVID-19 concern brewing around us, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) is offering several rural-relevant resources. Visit the CMS Current Emergencies landing page for Medicare…

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04/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,346 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.15.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,346 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 80 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/14/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,222 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4.14.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,222 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/14/2020

Public Health Official announced 1,672 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois (4-12-20)

As of 4.12.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,672 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/14/2020

IDPH issues interim guidance supporting COVID-19 testing for high-risk Illinoisans

As of 4.14.2020 - Information provided by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker This interim guidance supports COVID-19 testing for high-risk Illinoisans with symptoms. As COVID-19 testing becomes more available, IDPH will…

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04/14/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,173 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

As of 4.13.2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,173 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/13/2020

Culbertson Memorial issues increased patient and staff safety restrictions due to COVID-19

In light of the ever-changing global, national and state crisis, Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital and Clinics have been working diligently to establish a system wide, clinically led team to…

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04/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,344 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,344 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 66 additional deaths. - Cook County: 2 females 40s,…

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04/08/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,529 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 4/8/20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,529 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 82 additional deaths. - Boone County:…

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04/07/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,287 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

As of 4/7/20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,287 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 73 additional deaths. - Champaign County:…

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04/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,006 new COVID-19 cases

As of 4/6/20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,006 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 899 new cases of COVID-19

Submitted by IDPH on 4/5/20 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 899 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths. - Cook County:…

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04/06/2020

Rural Health Policy Analysis: COVID-19 Rural Data Brief

RUPRI submission on  4/3/20 While much of the COVID-19 focus has been on major metropolitan areas, rural areas of the United States are not free of exposure. As of April…

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04/03/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,209 new COVID-19 cases

As of 4/3/2020 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,209 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths. - Christian County:…

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04/02/2020

Public Health Officials announce 715 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

From IDPH on 4/2/20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths. - Christian…

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04/02/2020

Financial help on the way for small and rural hospitals

Feature on Pana Community Hospital published on NPR Illinois on 3/31/20: CLICK HERE TO READ STORY  

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04/02/2020

Critical access and small, rural hospitals to receive CARES Act funds

Critical access and small rural hospitals that participate in the Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) will soon receive an award for approximately $90,000 per hospital.  The Health Resources and Services…

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04/01/2020

IDPH announces 986 new cases of COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 986 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths. - Carroll County: 1 male 80s…

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04/01/2020

To Wear or Not to Wear a Homemade Mask in Public

The World Health Organization, the CDC, and Johns Hopkins University offers advice in this April 1 Newsweek article: CLICK HERE TO READ MORE  

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03/31/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 937 New Cases of COVID-19

IDPH Communication on 3/31/20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 937 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths. - Cook…

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03/31/2020

Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help US Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge

From Medicaid.gov on 3/31/20 Today, at President Trump’s direction, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing an unprecedented array of temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to…

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03/30/2020

The Discomfort You Are Feeling is Grief

Karen McNenny http://www.karenmcnenny.com/served as a keynote speaker during a past ICAHN conference. She wishes to share this article from the Harvard Business Review to the ICAHN team and its extended…

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03/30/2020

Trump Administration provides relief for Medicare providers

From CMS Trump Administration Provides Financial Relief for Medicare Providers Mar 28, 2020  Billing & payments Physicians   Under the President’s leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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03/24/2020

St. Francis Hospital accepting hand-sewn face masks

LITCHFIELD — As potential shortages of masks and other personal protective equipment are being reported in the news, the hospital has received several messages from members of the community asking…

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03/18/2020

Potential opportunity: Need your feedback immediately

Issue.  With the recent Illinois school closings expected through the end of March 2020 or potentially a few weeks longer, many healthcare workers have children now home or have lost…

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03/16/2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act heads to Senate

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, supported by Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, was recently passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation is expected to be taken up in the…

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03/11/2020

COVID-19: Keeping the workplace safe

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid recently distributed the following COVID-19 information on keeping the workplace safe: WORKPLACE, SCHOOL AND HOME GUIDANCE A FRAMEWORK FOR MITIGATION For more information, visit…

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02/05/2020

Coronavirus control guidance for prehospital emergency medical services

The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued the following information about the Coronavirus: Effective communication among clinicians requesting emergency transport of a patient with possible or known 2019-Novel Coronavirus…

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02/05/2020

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Intalere, a trusted ICAHN partner, recently released the following information about the Coronavirus, including this preface: Intalere is closely monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak and potential impacts to the global healthcare…

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12/27/2019

Illini Community Hospital wins PCI Award for telehealth leadership

The Partnership for a Connected Illinois (PCI) recently conducted its 2019 Awards for Excellence in Telehealth Leadership luncheon in Chicago.  These awards are given to organizations and individuals that have…

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12/27/2019

ICAHN announces new officers, board of directors

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network is pleased to announce the following new officers and members to its Board of Directors. New officers include President Joann Emge of Sparta Community…

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12/10/2019

Summer Opportunities for ALL Health Professions Students

The National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) is now accepting applications for its summer rural healthcare programs! The NCRHP offers three exciting summer opportunities available to ALL health professions…

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11/26/2019

Illini Community Hospital wins 2019 Award for Excellence in Telehealth

The Partnership for a Connected Illinois (broadbandillinois.org) recently sponsored the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Telehealth Leadership Luncheon. Illini Community Hospital, Pittsfield, received an Achievement Award at this event for…

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11/22/2019

NOSORH names ICAHN as Illinois' 2019 Community Star

On the third Thursday of November every year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), the member organization for each of the 50 State Offices of Rural…

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11/10/2019

Special thanks to our Annual Conference Event Sponsors

The following sponsors have graciously supported ICAHN in this effort! RECEPTION SPONSOR: Legato Healthcare Marketing LUNCH SPONSORS: Consociate Health / Ironshore / Vizient Insurance Services LUNCH ROOM SPONSORS: Adkisson Search…

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10/28/2019

Partnership for a Connected Illinois Announces 2019 Telehealth Leadership Awardees

At its third annual luncheon on Monday, November 18, four exciting awardees will be recognized for their contributions to telehealth in Illinois. The third announcement of these is: Illini Community…

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09/26/2019

Amy Arnett named as a national virtual Quality Improvement mentor

Stratis Health announced eight critical access hospital (CAH) staff who will serve as national Virtual Quality Improvement Mentors through a new initiative that aims to broadly transfer knowledge from leading…

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09/25/2019

Compeer Financial Supports Morrison Community Hospital Expansion

The Morrison Community Hospital is undertaking its largest capital construction project in the hospital’s history. Compeer Financial, along with CoBank, the USDA and the Community State Bank of Galena, is…

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09/04/2019

Horizon Health to hold a 'Garden of Hope' celebration on September 15th

The public is invited to attend a celebration of Horizon Health’s “Garden of Hope” on Sunday, September 15, from 3 to 5 pm. The garden is located in the courtyard…

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08/29/2019

AmeriCorps offers volunteer service for your hospital, community

Looking for a skilled recent college graduate to build your team? Please note the opportunity to bring an AmeriCorps' volunteer to your community. Rural hospitals can host AmeriCorps individuals in…

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08/28/2019

The Center for Rural health Webinar: 'Superbugs are Taking Over... Here's How Telehealth Can Stop Them'

Webinar: Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. Arizona Time Learning Objectives: The impact of overprescribing antibiotics and how they create superbugs The importance of Infectious Disease specialists Eight steps…

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08/20/2019

Horizon Health Receives 'Gold Seal of Approval': Accreditation aware recognized highest quality care, patient safety

Horizon Health continues to receive national recognition for its commitment to patient safety and top quality care. The Joint Commission, which independently evaluates and accredits nearly 21,000 healthcare organizations and…

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08/14/2019

Feds give more than $1.5 million to battle opioid epidemic in southern Illinois

Reported by WSIL TV U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Tuesday announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded community health centers…

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08/14/2019

Memorial Hospital announces altered partnership with UnityPoint Health

Submitted by the Herald-Whig UnityPoint Health and Memorial Hospital announced August 12 that they have changed their partnership.  Instead of an affiliation between the two organizations that was announced last…

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08/14/2019

Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services receives $1M in federal grants for behavioral health

Submitted by the Press-Gazette Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is receiving $1 million to help expand their behavioral health services.  The funding, which was announced August 13 by U.S.…

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07/18/2019

ICAHN video encourages EMS participation in rural areas

Due largely to limited budgets, increased responsibilities and education requirements, the rural EMS workforce has steadily declined for around three decades. Couple this with an increased population of elderly residents…

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07/16/2019

HSHS St. Francis Hospital Provides Tips on Staying Cool in a Heat Wave, Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses

With summer temperatures rising, HSHS St. Francis Hospital is providing tips for staying cool and how to know the warning signs of heat-related illnesses, like heat stroke, which requires medical…

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07/16/2019

ICAHN accepting 'Impact' Award nominations

This is an opportunity for ICAHN member hospitals to be recognized for projects you have implemented in your facility or in your community that have made a significant impact. ICAHN…

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07/11/2019

'4 Under 40' Hospital Leader Award nominations now open

ICAHN will be honoring four ICAHN member hospital professionals who are making a significant difference and have demonstrated success in their healthcare career. Nominations will be judged on professional accomplishments,…

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07/11/2019

HRSA recognizes Illinois for top critical access hospital performance

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) presented 10 states with the 2019 Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) Quality Performance Awards. These awards recognize achieving the highest reporting rates…

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07/02/2019

St. Joseph Memorial Hospital recognized nationally for top performance

St. Joseph Memorial Hospital was recently nationally recognized for reaching the top performance threshold in 5 dimensions of QUEST 2020. These categories include: Mortality, Effective Care and Coordination (Readmissions), Patient…

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07/01/2019

Horizon Health Welcomes Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon

A Paris native and Harvard-trained orthopedic surgeon is returning home and helping to expand Horizon Health’s existing orthopedics program. Andrew Hodge, MD, will join Ronald Wheeler, MD, and Angie Hamilton,…

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07/01/2019

OSF announces new president at Holy Family Medical Center

OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth has announced the hiring of a new president, Jackie Kernan. Kernan has served as president of Saint Luke Medical Center since 2018 and…

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06/28/2019

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center acquires Heartland Health System, Inc.

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, located in Mattoon, IL, completed the purchase of Heartland Health System, Inc., dba Fayette County Hospital & Long Term Care on June 27.  Sarah Bush…

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06/25/2019

Resources and Funding Opportunities: Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

The Office of the National Drug Control Policy shared some great resources with stakeholders in town for the FORHP Rural Opioids Programs meeting earlier this week.  There are a lot…

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06/05/2019

WGH named one of Becker Hospital Review's '67 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2019'

Wabash General Hospital has been named one of the 67 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2019 from Becker’s Hospital Review.  The 67 hospitals named, make up 5% of the…

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06/05/2019

Wabash General Hospital named among 2019 Best Places to Work in Illinois

Wabash General Hospital was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald…

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05/24/2019

Telligen Community Initiative grant encourages collaboration among CAHs and public health departments

Addressing the needs of rural populations is more critical than ever as we move toward population health, and we need you to be a part of this instrumental transformation. Securing…

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05/23/2019

Federal grant awarded for rural opioid response planning

HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, was awarded a $200,000 federal grant to fund a one-year project that creates the Heroin Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) Telehealth Consortium. This funding is provided…

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05/15/2019

Four OSF HealthCare hospitals among top critical care hospitals in the U.S.

Becker's Hospital Review, a respected national healthcare industry publication, has named four OSF HealthCare hospitals to its list of 67 "Critical Access Hospitals to Know" in 2019. There are 1,349…

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05/09/2019

UNITYPOINT HEALTH – MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BECOMES SITE FOR ILLINOIS AHEC PROGRAM

UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital located in Carthage, Illinois hires director for recently approved as an Illinois Area Health Education Center site. The hospital will receive four years funding from…

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04/01/2019

HSHS St. Francis Foundation Presents Special Awards at Farm Family Event

The HSHS St. Francis Foundation and its agriculture committee hosted a Farm Family event for farmers and their families on March 20. The event included complimentary health screenings and a…

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04/01/2019

OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center to Host Retiree Luncheon

OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center will host a free Retiree Luncheon on Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East and West Conference Rooms at…

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03/20/2019

CDC Health Systems Scorecard

ICAHN is currently working with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on the CDC cooperative agreement, “Improving the Lives of Illinoisans through Chronic Disease Prevention” (DP18-1815) grant, which we…

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03/19/2019

Brad Futrell named Chief Operating Officer at Pinckneyville Community Hospital

Pinckneyville Community Hospital is pleased to announce that Brad Futrell has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). "Healthcare is rapidly changing. Each of these changes comes with regulations. This new…

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03/14/2019

New Opioid Funding Opportunity Announced

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a new Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) funding opportunity .Under RCORP-Implementation, HRSA will make approximately 75 awards of up to $1…

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03/14/2019

USDA Rural Development to Host 2018 Farm Bill Listening Session

USDA Rural Development to Host 2018 Farm Bill Listening Session USDA Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that tomorrow, Thursday, March 14, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.…

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03/08/2019

Gov. Pritzker signs legislation to strengthen critical access hospitals

ELDORADO, IL — During a visit to Ferrell Hospital in Saline County, Governor JB Pritzker signed SB 1469 to strengthen critical access hospitals in rural communities. The following are the governor's…

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02/20/2019

Hospital Sisters Health System celebrates 40 years of incorporation

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is commemorating the 40th anniversary of its incorporation, which took place on December 26, 1978. A celebration was held at the System Services Center in…

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02/19/2019

Rural Healthcare Series: Financial Impact of Swing Bed Program

ICAHN, in collaboration with the NIU Center for Governmental Studies, recently distributed "Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Exploring the Financial Impacts of the Swing Bed Program," part of its 2019 Rural…

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02/18/2019

Bob Senneff named 2019 Business Person of the Year

The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce named Bob Senneff, CEO, Graham Hospital, Canton, as the 2019 "Business Person of the Year" during recent ceremonies. "Bob works tirelessly keeping Graham Hospital…

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02/01/2019

TCI Grant Supports Population Health MSN Degree at McKendree

(LEBANON, Ill., January 25, 2019) — A $49,840 grant from the Telligen Community Initiative (TCI) will support the development and delivery of an innovative population health track in the Master…

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01/24/2019

Preceptorship Program Application Deadline Approaching!

The 6-Week Rural Interprofessional Preceptorship Program application deadline is quickly approaching! The National Center for Rural Health Professions kindly requests your help in sending application reminders to health professions students.…

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01/16/2019

Meet and Greet Event Planned for New President, CEO at HSHS St. Francis Hospital

HSHS St. Francis Hospital will host an event Monday, January 28, to welcome new president and CEO, Jim Timpe, MS, RT(N)(MR), CSSBB. Timpe has been serving as the new president…

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01/16/2019

New CT Scanner at CMH Offers Patient Care Benefits

New technology at Crawford Memorial Hospital will offer patients a step forward when it comes to diagnostic imaging. CMH has installed a more advanced computerized tomography (CT) scanner. A CT,…

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01/09/2019

Joann Emge named new ICAHN's President-Elect

Joann Emge, CEO, Sparta Community Hospital, Sparta, IL, was named 2019 President-Elect of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network at its 2018 Annual Conference in…

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01/09/2019

Doug Florkowski named new ICAHN Board President

Doug Florkowski, CEO, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL, was named 2019 President of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network at its 2018 Annual Conference in…

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11/28/2018

Deadline for health professions scholarship opportunities is December 3

The National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) offers three exciting summer opportunities for health professions students interested in gaining experience in rural healthcare. The programs cater to many student…

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11/09/2018

HFAP launches advanced wound care certification

HFAP, America’s original healthcare accreditation program founded in 1945, is launching an Advanced Wound Care Certification program, enabling wound care centers to showcase their specialty services to patients and payers.…

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11/05/2018

Jersey Community honored for innovation in reducing readmissions

Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville, was awarded the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s “Excellence in Innovation” honor for its work to reduce all-cause readmissions. Dr. Michael McNear, Chief Medical Officer, accepted…

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11/05/2018

Julie Casper receives ICAHN's "Special Partner Award" for service

Julie Casper, Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, IL, was granted the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s highest award for leadership and ongoing service commitment to…

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11/05/2018

Raigan Brown honored as "4 Under 40" Hospital Leader

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) announced its “4 Under 40” Hospital Leadership winners, including Raigan Brown, Director of Emergency, Outpatient and Inpatient Departments, UnityPoint Health Memorial Hospital, during…

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11/05/2018

Rebecca Hutchinson honored as "4 Under 40" Hospital Leader

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) announced its “4 Under 40” Hospital Leadership winners, including Rebecca Hutchinson, Quality and Risk Manager, Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo, during its 15th Anniversary Celebration and…

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11/05/2018

Tanna McCullough honored as "4 Under 40" Hospital Leader

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) announced its “4 Under 40” Hospital Leadership winners, including Tanna McCullough, Nurse Practitioner, Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, during its 15th Anniversary Celebration and Annual…

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11/05/2018

Heidi Apperson honored as "4 Under 40" Hospital Leader

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) announced its “4 Under 40” Hospital Leadership winners, including Heidi Apperson, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, during its…

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11/05/2018

Wabash General honored for Joint Camp innovation

Wabash General Hospital, Mt. Carmel, was awarded the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s “Excellence in Innovation” honor for its Joint Camp program during ceremonies held October 29th at the I-Hotel and…

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11/05/2018

Valley West's Breastfeeding Center gains innovation award

Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital, Sandwich, was awarded the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s “Excellence in Innovation” honor for its Breastfeeding Center during ceremonies held October 29th at the I-Hotel and…

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11/05/2018

Jay Purvis awarded Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) awarded its inaugural “Rural Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award” to Jay Purvis, President and CEO, Wabash General Hospital, during its 15th Anniversary Annual Conference, held October 29-30…

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11/05/2018

The Power of Rural: Celebrate National Rural Health

Celebrate the 'power of rural' on National Rural Health Day, November 15, 2018! There will be three live, 30-minute webinars happening on this date. The first, "Policy and the Power…

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10/25/2018

Dr. Philip Holloway Honored as Rural Physician of Excellence

The Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) has awarded Philip Holloway, DPM, a 2018 Rural Physician of Excellence Award. The award is presented to doctors who have made a significant impact on…

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10/24/2018

HSHS Central Illinois Division Hospitals Helping Hospitalized Patients Vote

SPRINGFIELD— The hospitals within the HSHS Central Illinois Division are working with their respective county clerks’ offices to help hospitalized voters get information on how to cast their ballots in…

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10/11/2018

Magnolia Center Recognized for Healthcare Quality by National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative

The Magnolia Center at Crawford Memorial Hospital has been named to the Illinois National Nursing Home Quality Care collaborative Honor roll to recognize its performance on the Nursing Home Compare…

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10/11/2018

Activities Director Wins Statewide Awards

A statewide organization has honored the Magnolia Center’s Activities Director for excellence in leadership. Brenda Hunt was named the 2018 recipient of the Illinois Activity Professionals Association Larry-Madge Award, presented…

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10/04/2018

IMH and Riverside Sign Letter of Intent

Watseka, IL – Officials at Iroquois Memorial Hospital (IMH) and Riverside Healthcare each signed a non-binding Letter of Intent this week to explore merging IMH into Riverside Healthcare. “We are…

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10/01/2018

CARE sponsors 'Crush the Epidemic'

CARE Sponsors ‘Crush the Epidemic’ Free event is Oct. 24 at Mayo school (Paris, Ill.)—The community is invited to attend a free event titled: “Crush the Epidemic,” a motivational presentation…

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09/19/2018

Davis Announces Rural Development Grant Awarded to Jersey Community Hospital

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced today that the Jersey Community Hospital District received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The grant will be used…

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08/22/2018

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Signs HSHS Telehealth Expansion Plan into Law

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) today announced that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed telehealth legislation, Senate Bill 3049, into law. It will go into effect on January 1, 2019. The…

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08/16/2018

Horizon Health Employee Receives State Award

(Paris, Ill.)—Samantha McCarty, critical care manager at Horizon Health, recently received the 2018 EMS Professional of the Year Award from the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA).  The award was presented…

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08/01/2018

Telehealth Law Forum scheduled for September 20

The Illinois Telehealth Initiative Telehealth Law Forum will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, 191 N. Wacker Drive,…

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07/31/2018

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez to Serve as Director of Marketing and Communications for the HSHS Central Illinois Division Hospitals

SPRINGFIELD – Sara Wojcicki Jimenez has accepted an invitation to serve as director of marketing and communications for the HSHS Central Illinois Division (CID) hospitals which includes HSHS St. John’s…

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