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Carle Health launching drive-thru flu clinic locations starting in September

Beginning at the end of September and through October, Carle Health is launching community drive-thru flu clinics in Champaign-Urbana, Danville and Mattoon.

New pharmacy option at Carle Champaign on Curtis to open Sept. 20

Extended operating hours, committed team put Carle-owned pharmacy ahead of others in the region.

Free evaluation clinic offers an option for checking a sports/recreational injury

Carle athletic trainer is available to check a concerning sports/recreation injury during walk-in hours.

Program keeps nurse at PEAK performance in Scottish Highland Games

In her off hours, a nurse at Carle Cancer Institute-Urbana demonstrates her athletic prowess in competitions thanks to strengthening through a Carle Sports Medicine program.

Stay healthy going back to school with a few simple tips

As people return to the school routine, there are a few things to keep in mind to stay well and prevent illness to keep focused on learning.

Tips to stay healthy during the upcoming White Squirrel Triathlon

Carle Richland’s Trenton Clapp, orthopedic PA, shares ways to ensure you don’t overstress your body during long endurance events.

What’s that on the bottom of your shoe?

Hard to heal wounds meet their match at Carle Wound Centers, offering advanced approaches to healing with high success rates.

Carle now scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccine available to children 6 months and older

Extensive data and review by experts from the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have found both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be safe and effective for this age group to protect against severe infection.

New rooftop garden opens this week at Carle Foundation Hospital

Carle Health Center for Philanthropy through generous donations from Carle Health team members and proceeds from the Carle Golf Open, and individual donations, worked with facilities to create a rooftop sanctuary for patients, visitors and staff.

10 tips to better mental health

10 tips from 10 Carle experts to help keep you out of an endless loop of anxiety and stress.

COVID-19 boosters for children ages 5-11 now available at Carle

The population continues to be impacted by the virus, which can cause unanticipated long-term effects and spread to those more vulnerable to severe disease.

Community Pop-Up Booster Clinics available first two weekends in May

Carle Booster Clinics offer extended access in Champaign-Urbana to first and second dose boosters.

Carle Medical Supply a handy tool for one patient’s health needs

Jody Eversole can’t say enough about the respiratory therapists at Carle Medical Supply. Thanks to their in-person consultation and expert CPAP equipment fitting, Jody is breathing easier after a battle with COVID-19.

No foolin’: April Fools’ Day may positively impact your health

The best April Fools’ Day pranks come from harmless, healthy sources of humor that get everyone laughing. But if the risk of being pranked makes you want to stay in bed, you may want to reconsider. It just so happens laughter is good medicine.

Make March the month to learn about colorectal cancer

If you are 45 years old or older March is also a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer and your risks of developing this common disease.

UIUC student encourages others to listen to your body, take action on diabetes

Will Hodge, a freshman at UIUC, listened to his body and sought treatment before being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Read his story and learn how Diabetes Alert Day is encouraging others to understand the risks and seriousness of diabetes.

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