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Keep your vision strong; learn more how diabetes can affect eye health

Some may be unaware that diabetes can directly affect your eye health as well. Carle experts encourage patients to be attentive to their eye health needs while managing their diabetes.

Honor holiday traditions in safe ways

While the idea of gathering for Thanksgiving is exciting this year, keeping the holiday safe is essential.

Remember to take care of your heart during the holiday

Heart failures regularly occur during the holidays as patients indulge in high salt, alcohol and processed foods their heart cannot take.

COVID-19 vaccine available to children 5-11 at Carle, appointments available

Carle Health supports the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5-11 to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and will begin scheduling appointments throughout the region.

Salads and robots? Unique fresh food option comes to Carle

Sally the Robot offers a safe, contactless ordering experience 24/7 for fresh salads.

Carle to offer Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster vaccines to community

Carle Health will begin offering the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to qualifying individuals beginning Saturday, Oct. 30.

Find your rhythm with early detection of atrial fibrillation

Our hearts are controlled by a series of electrical signals felt by our pulse. When this signal is jumbled or irregular, we can have atrial fibrillation, a common type of abnormal heart rhythm known as arrhythmia

Carle to offer Pfizer booster to recommended community members at scheduled vaccine clinics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a booster dose for individuals who qualify six months after completing the two-dose Pfizer vaccine series. The CDC recommends the booster for those 65 and above and 50 and above with underlying medical conditions.

Rural Health and Farm Safety marks 30th year focused on safety

Community Health Initiatives outreach evolves to meet safety and health needs of farms, rural communities.

NICU focuses on importance of reading to babies through read-a-thon

The importance of reading to babies is highlighted in the NICU at Carle Foundation Hospital through a friendly reading competition.

Six things you should do after calling an ambulance for someone

When medical attention is needed quickly, you call an ambulance. But what you do between the call and an ambulance’s arrival can make a significant difference for the patient.

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

This marks the first COVID-19 vaccine to achieve full approval status in addition to its Emergency Use Authorization.

CDC approves additional COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approves the recommendation that specific groups of immunocompromised people will benefit from an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Mobile Health Clinic helps kids prepare for return to school

The large turnout for the Mobile Health Clinic in Rantoul demonstrates the need for back-to-school physicals and vaccines.

Mahomet man finds second wind with Carle Pulmonary Rehab

John Ayers knew first-hand the effects an Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency can have one one’s health. After his own diagnosis, he utilized Carle’s pulmonary rehab to bounce back to the life he wanted.

“Don’t doctor and drive”, health officials warn

Virtual visits are changing the way patients are receiving care. But doctors warn that driving while seeing your doctor virtually is dangerous and a major health risk.

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