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 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. Champaign County: 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s Clay County: 1…

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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 the United States, according to Lilypad, a Maine-based analytics firm. Lilypad was founded in 2011 to provide mobile and web-based performance improvement applications for healthcare…

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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 Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,642 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 123 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1…

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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 reported 6,652 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 88 additional deaths.   − Adams County: 1 male 70s, 2…

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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 reported 5,862 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths.   − Bond County: 1 female 90s −…

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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 hospital that once housed other inpatient units, including the nursery, many years ago. “We are extremely grateful for the design and construction of our new…

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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 disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 117 additional deaths.   − Adams County: 1 male 80s − Champaign County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s −…

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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 disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths.   − Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 2…

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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 disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths. Illinois has now reported more than one million cases since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  …

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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 17. She is a member of the AHA's "Pathway to Recovery Affinity Group," designed to be an engagement experience to facilitate networking. What is an…

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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 (IDPH) today reported 8,757 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 177 additional deaths. Illinois has now reported more than…

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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 and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 139 additional deaths.   − Bond County: 1 male 70s − Boone County: 1 male…

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01/05/2021

December 2020 ICAHN 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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 female 60s − Cass County: 1 male 80s − Cook County: 1 female 40s,…

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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 disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 79 additional deaths.   − Cook County: 1 teen, 1 female 30s, 2 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 female…

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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 probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. - Adams County: 1 female 80s - Boone County: 1 male 90s -…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 135 additional deaths. - Alexander County: 1 female 60s - Brown County: 1 male 70s - Carroll County: 1 male 60s…

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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 slate of officers for extraordinary service to the network, Illinois' critical access and small, rural hospitals and their communities, and throughout the state, especially in…

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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) announced its “4 Under 40” Hospital Leadership winners including Blake Thornton, Director of Quality and Risk Management, Pinckneyville Community Hospital, during its Annual Conference and…

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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 the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s 2020 “IMPACT” Award for its Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic and Counseling program during virtual annual conference ceremonies, held November…

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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 and the critical access and small rural hospitals that serve them. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AWARD VIDEO Lifetime Achievement Award in Rural Healthcare: Nancy…

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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 kicked off by inviting the critical access hospital emergency departments and EMS agencies to listen to an in-depth dissection of the Active Shooter incident that…

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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. Brian earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance at Westminster College in Missouri, as well as his master’s degrees in business administration and…

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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 gain applicable networking and leadership experience. The programs cater to many student needs, varying in location, benefits, and duration. Below is a short description of…

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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 forward with its $5.5 million Phase I. "The master facility plan represents a strategic investment in our hospital and our community," said Greg Snyder, Board…

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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 masked up to learn more about each other, the goals of the fellowship and to hear from keynote speakers David Ziebler, SIU School of Medicine,…

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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. Pinckneyville Community Hospital is committed to keeping pace with healthcare transformation, which is key to sustaining access to health services for the community. The National…

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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 to protect public safety, the healthcare delivery system has pivoted to meet ongoing healthcare needs as well as pressures resulting from the pandemic. “As the…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 98 additional deaths. - Bureau County: 1 male 90s - Champaign County: 1 female 80s - Cook County: 1 male 30s,…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 181 additional deaths. - Adams County: 1 male 80s - Boone County: 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s…

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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 disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 181 additional deaths.   - Boone County: 1 male 90s - Bureau County: 1 female 90s - Carroll County: 1…

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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 7,123 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 146 additional deaths. - Adams County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 103 additional deaths. − Boone County: 1 male 80s − Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s,…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 190 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s − Boone County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 196 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s − Alexander County: 1 male 80s…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 179 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 female 100+ − Bond County: 1 female 60s − Boone County: 1 female 60s,…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 90 additional deaths. − Champaign County: 1 female 90s − Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 40s, 4 females 50s,…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 148 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 male 90s − Boone County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 192 additional deaths. Some data reported to IDPH is delayed from the weekends, including this past holiday weekend. − Adams County:…

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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 Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,757 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 238 additional deaths. Some data reported to…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 125 additional deaths. Adams County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s Bureau County: 1 female 70s Carroll County: 1 male 80s…

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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 (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 85 additional deaths. Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 12…

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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 13,012 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths. − Adams County: 1 male 80s − Bureau County:…

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