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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.

Rare COVID syndrome can have drastic consequences if ignored

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

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.

Children have a new, local option for eye health

Carle Eye department is excited to welcome pediatric ophthalmology back to the community with the addition of Saba Alniemi, MD, Ophthalmology. Children will now have more access to better eye health right in their own back yard.

Tricks to keep your kids and family safe this Halloween

When planning to host or attend a celebration, you should assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel or limit the number of attendees.

New Primary Care Clinic in Olney opens August 31

New clinic offers comprehensive services from local providers in visible, convenient location off Route 130 in Olney.

Mobile Health Clinic brings care directly to young students getting ready for back to school

The Carle mobile team works with local school districts to provide immunizations and physicals.

Preparing for school takes on new meaning amid COVID-19

Follow basic hand hygiene to help keep children healthy. Parents tackle back-to-school plans. Pediatricians can help you prepare your child.

Safely visiting friends and family

The more people you see and for longer periods pose the most risk for the spread of germs this summer.

Keeping your family healthy during COVID-19

With the current stay at home order in place, keeping your family healthy can be a bit more challenging. Hear are a few suggestions.

This holiday season, learn the ABCs of pediatric diabetes 

"Diabetes" might seem like a scary word for parents and caregivers, but it’s quite manageable with the proper care team.

Sound-'waves' of blessing thanks to donors

Donors give big to support the smallest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with new sound-monitoring equipment.

New health education era at Carle Illinois benefits patients

Part of preparing medical students with hands-on patient care experiences early on in their education, Carle Illinois College of Medicine launches new clinic.

NICU grads say going back as important as 'breaking out'

NICU Reunion at First Christian Church in Champaign celebrated successes and milestones for families and staff.

Get in, get seen and get on with life

Virtual visits help you get non-emergency care quickly. See a doctor or counselor 24/7 by phone or computer at Carle.org/virtual-visits.

Our practices mean more women survive challenging births

Carle outperforms area hospitals in caring for moms and babies, receiving high marks from state and national organizations.

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