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Women's Legacy Circle makes its largest donation ever to support Community Health Initiatives

Putting aside small increments of dues each year allows Women’s Legacy Circle to make a $75,000 donation to support Carle’s Community Health Initiatives.

PICU expansion keeps children safe in its first year

Carle Health is caring for some of the region’s sickest children at Carle Foundation Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which opened June 1, 2020.

Acting on mutated genes provides knowledge to families and results for generations

Some families choose genetic counseling to make decisions today and pass on knowledge to the next generation.

Gynecologic oncologist provides convenience of specialized care in east central Illinois

Carle Cancer Institute Normal and Carle Cancer Institute Urbana are fortunate to have a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her presence provides convenience and expertise to women who otherwise may have to travel long distances for treatment.

Why you still need to wear a mask in public after you’ve been vaccinated

The latest research suggests communities will need to vaccinate more than 70% of a population to reach herd immunity. But with limited supply in many areas, it’s important to keep up with existing prevention measures such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing your hands.

Rare COVID syndrome can have drastic consequences if ignored

Rare childhood syndrome caused by COVID-19 infection can harm children if untreated.

What the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine means for you

The FDA shared all of the vaccines are proven effective against serious illness or death. Carle recommends the vaccine for anyone who is eligible.

Follow these steps to safely resume playing sports following a COVID-19 infection

After a COVID-19 infection, an athlete should only return to sports practices under the supervision of their healthcare provider. Carle Sports Medicine offers steps to safely resume play.

Carle Friends program designed to combat isolation

Residents needing to ward off isolation during a pandemic can turn to Carle Friends.

Mobile Integrated Health program “something to brag about” for one patient

Carle’s Arrow Ambulance is bringing routine health checkups to patient’s front door. The Mobile Integrated Health program is revolutionizing the way patients stay healthy at home. For one patient, the program embodies convenient service with a personal touch.

Act now, prevent issues later with these 4 heart healthy tips

Heart disease is a major issue among men and women in the United States. Dana Miller, NP, Cardiology shares four steps you can take right now to maintain a healthier heart.

More residents to get vaccine in McLean County thanks to partnership

Opportunities for McLean County residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine are increasing through a partnership between Carle BroMenn and McLean County Health Department.

Therapy Services helps Parkinson patients raise their voices

Parkinson patients take on a consequence of the progressive disease by practicing to speak with intent.

Leading COVID-19 treatments offered at Carle as hospital discharges surpass 1,000 patients

Carle Health has discharged over 1,000 COVID-19 patients since the start of the pandemic and continue their recovery at home. New treatments against COVID-19 are available to qualifying patients at Carle locations in Normal, Hoopeston, Urbana and Olney.

Answering your COVID-19 vaccine questions

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed and administered across the country, Carle Health answers frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

The dos and don’ts of working from home

Working from home can take a toll on your body without the proper ergonomics. Carle Occupational Medicine offers some tips to make sure your workspace supports your physical health.

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