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Decatur Memorial Hospital (“DMH”) provides this web site, the content of said web site, and all links for the sole purpose of convenience and does not offer any information as medical advice. There is no physician-patient relationship of any kind. No statement of any kind is medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, suitable for professional advice, or replaces the advice of your physician.

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You are notified that the emergency physicians, pathologists, radiologists, and anesthesiologists, as well as some other hospital-based physicians, are not employed or agents of the hospital. For a list of those physicians not covered by the foregoing statement, please contact the hospital medical staff office at 217-876-2115.

Content and Hyper links

This web site has informational content and hyper links to information on other web sites. DMH does not control the content of linked web sites. DMH does not express or imply any warranty, guarantee, or promise that the information on any web site is accurate, timely, or error-free. DMH is not liable for errors or omissions in said information, and is not liable for use of this information.

DMH does not have any knowledge of web sites that link the the DMH web site. DMH is not liable for information on such web sites. DMH can not support any claims made by such web sites and does not endorse the content, beliefs, or ideas expressed by such web sites.

All information is provided “as is”. DMH does not make any warranties of any kind regarding the content or otherwise regarding the web site.

Privacy Policy

DMH does not sell or disclose any personal identification sent via the web site. Users must realize, however, that DMH can not ensure or warrant the security of information sent over the Internet. Information sent via web forms and email can be intercepted, and DMH is not responsible for the security of such information.

Some areas of the web site require or allow users to enter personal information. This information may include, but is not limited to, names, addresses, email addresses, and other personally identifying information. DMH may review, collect, and analyze such information. It may be necessary to share this information with third parties when required by law.

In some areas of the web site, users may be able to communicate with other users via email, chat rooms, web boards, SMS, and/or other similar services. Use of such services may be unrestricted. DMH claims no responsibility for the actions of any user. DMH is not liable for any damage caused by a third party accessing information on the web site or from a third party’s use of the web site.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.


Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Google Ads Policies

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

Remarketing with Google AdSense

Demographics and Interests Reporting in Google Analytics

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Opt out of seeing personalized ads

Employees of DMH

Some employees of DMH directly create, update, and support the web site and technology supporting it. These employees are not responsible or liable for any use or misuse of the information, accuracy,inaccuracy, or errors in the web site. Some employees may have access to personally identifiable information, passwords, or confidential information. Such employees are not liable for any use or misuse of such information, except where otherwise required by law. It is your responsibility to limit such information.