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A mother follows her intuition

Kaitlyn Sanders’ youngest son had a lingering cough, and he wasn’t acting like himself, so she and her fiancé took him to Carle’s Emergency Department.

Arm supports stabilize patients’ arms for blood draws

A team of Carle employees came together to help fabricate a device for car doors to assist patients and prevent scratches during blood drive-through at Urbana on Windsor.

Mom welcomes precious moments with baby thanks to trusted nursery services

Carle Richland, the only Level II nursery in Olney, provides care for the area’s newest citizens.

The same great care from the comfort and convenience of home

Telehealth and virtual visits surge amidst COVID-19 concerns but likely here to stay, patients and providers say.

Jasper County High School student makes face shields for healthcare workers

This 17-year-old is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carle Illinois students design COVI-Pod to address PPE shortages

Six classmates set out to tackle the global shortage of PPE. A weekend-long event, the group worked around the clock to design their solution.

A life-saving call with star-worthy results

A nurse recognized the stroke signs and pressed a patient to seek care right away. Her persistence saved a Mattoon woman’s sight and life.

New nursing scholarship opens up to all who hear the call

While Carle nurse Phyllis Wickert Rogers ultimately lost her battle with cancer in 2019, her legacy will live on, thanks to a unique nursing scholarship created by her family.

Carle receives important regulatory approvals in Advocate BroMenn and Advocate Eureka acquisition

Carle has received two essential approvals in the acquisition of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Advocate Eureka Hospital and affiliated sites. 

Carle expanding in-person appointment availability

Carle reaching out to patients to reschedule postponed Primary Care appointments to meet patient needs.

Coming to Carle – in person or online

Next week, Carle will begin treating patients whose surgeries and procedures were delayed because of COVID-19. At Carle, your health and safety are our top priorities and we want to be sure you’re being cared for in the safest environment possible. In this email we’re providing guidance for everyone who needs care.

Healthcare at home: Carle Rantoul starts doing house calls

Concerned about Carle’s elderly population in Rantoul, Frances Kramer, MD, worked with her team and the Carle Experience to provide care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.

Giving from a grateful heart makes a big difference in a lot of little ways

Grateful patient motivated to gift more than 20 years ago still shows his appreciation today by meeting needs at Carle.

From the Corner Store to the Cutting Edge

Major gift creates first postdoctoral fellowship at Carle.

Central location and expedited care top list of CARC service enhancements

Carle Addiction Recovery Center operates at the forefront of addiction services, incorporating motivational interviewing for important mindset change.

Donors help fund scrubs, thermometers and baby monitors

Community members have donated more than $100,000 to help keep our patients and team members safe and healthy.

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