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Area Medical District Partners Encourage Blood Donations

June 29, 2020…Leaders from HSHS Illinois, Memorial Health System, SIU Medicine, Springfield Clinic and the Sangamon County Department… Read More »

COVID-19 Triggers Stigma from Public, Behavioral Health Expert Says

August 12, 2020…SPRINGFIELD – Although no one is immune from the effects of COVID-19, a stigma still surrounds… Read More »

Data Science Helps Guide Memorial Health System During COVID-19 Pandemic

June 12, 2020…SPRINGFIELD — Cutting-edge data science that guided Memorial Health System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic this… Read More »

Decatur Memorial Hospital Launches Palliative Care Services

March 24, 2021…DECATUR – Decatur Memorial Hospital is offering patients and their families a way to further customize… Read More »

Frenzel is Decatur Memorial Hospital Colleague of the Month for January

Feb. 17, 2021…DECATUR – Jeff Frenzel, patient transporter, is the Decatur Memorial Hospital Colleague of the Month for… Read More »

Guidance On Correct Use Of Masks Promoted by HSHS Illinois, Memorial Health System, SIU Medicine, Springfield Clinic

May 8, 2020…SPRINGFIELD — Masks worn in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19 should cover the bridge… Read More »

Healthcare Organizations Remind Visitors: Masks Required at Hospitals, Clinics

August 7, 2020…SPRINGFIELD – Local healthcare organizations on Friday emphasized that anyone visiting a hospital or clinic must… Read More »

How to Count Your Blessings Together Online This Year

Nov. 23, 2020…SPRINGFIELD – You can still enjoy turkey and all the fixings while protecting your friends and… Read More »

Influenza Cases Drop Dramatically This Season

Feb. 11, 2021…SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Health System hospitals are seeing a dramatic decrease this year in the number… Read More »

Local Coalition Teams Up to Continue Free Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site

August 28, 2020…DECATUR – A coalition of community partners is teaming up to continue to provide free COVID-19… Read More »

Local Hospitals to Restrict Visitors as COVID-19 Spreads Locally

Oct. 30, 2020…DECATUR – As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase throughout central Illinois, Decatur Memorial… Read More »

Memorial Health System Celebrates National Heart Month

Feb. 22, 2021…SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Health System is celebrating American Heart Month throughout the month of February by… Read More »

Memorial Health System Celebrates World Kidney Day

Memorial Health System celebrates World Kidney Day on March 11 by promoting education on the vital functions performed… Read More »

Memorial Health System Distributes Monitoring Kits to COVID-19 Patients Recovering at Home

April 22, 2020…Springfield — At-home kits with monitoring equipment are helping Memorial Health System health care providers quickly… Read More »

Memorial Health System Eases Visitor Restrictions at its Five Hospitals

Jan. 19, 2021…SPRINGFIELD – As the number of COVID-19 inpatients decreases and the state lifts mitigation efforts in… Read More »

Memorial Health System Expands Telehealth With Convenient Online Platform During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 26, 2020…SPRINGFIELD — Memorial Health System has launched a major expansion of telehealth to provide safe and… Read More »

Memorial Health System Launches COVID-19 Dashboard to Increase Public Awareness

Nov. 10, 2020…SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Health System announced today that it will begin sharing daily updates via its… Read More »

Memorial Health System Offers iPads, iPhones To Help Patients Connect with Loved Ones During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 1, 2020…SPRINGFIELD — Technology helped Deborah Leahy cope with the loneliness of a two-week hospital stay during… Read More »

Memorial Health System Posts Video Interviews to Provide Information on COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD — Memorial Health System has launched a new series of video interviews to inform the public about… Read More »

Memorial Health System to Complete First Round of COVID-19 Vaccinations Within Weeks

Dec. 31, 2020…SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Health System has received several thousand doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines this week… Read More »

Memorial Health System To Resume Many Surgeries, Medical Visits Delayed By COVID-19 Pandemic

May 7, 2020…SPRINGFIELD — Memorial Health System, in accordance with guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health,… Read More »

Memorial Health System Warns Public of Scam Attempt

Editor’s note:  We are requesting the media’s assistance in posting this information and sharing on your social media… Read More »

Respiratory Screening Clinic to Begin Serving Beardstown

April 21, 2020…BEARDSTOWN – A drive-up outpatient respiratory screening clinic to test people for the COVID-19 virus will… Read More »

Surgeon Performs 1,000th Robot-Assisted Surgery at Decatur Memorial Hospital

Feb. 12, 2021…DECATUR – When Dr. Edmund Raycraft performs knee or hip replacement surgery at Decatur Memorial Hospital,… Read More »

Woods Named Decatur Memorial Hospital Colleague of the Year

Dec. 31, 2020…DECATUR – Dimitra Woods, a registered nurse in the Decatur Memorial Hospital intensive care unit, is… Read More »