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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.

Carle prepares for weather advisory

Some Carle locations may reduce hours or experience closures due to weather event. Patients asked to call ahead.

Doctors urge caution against cold weather health hazards

Winter in the Midwest means decreasing temperatures. When temperatures go below freezing, one Carle physician says there are health risks you should be attentive to.

Pfizer booster shot now available for kids ages 12 to 15

Carle supports CDC recommendation to offer added protection to adolescent age groups against the COVID-19 virus.

Carle brings addiction medicine training to rural communities

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Fellowship gives providers tools to treat addiction in their communities

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.

Carle receives $544,000 USDA grant to advance rural healthcare

The Unites States Department of Agriculture awarded Carle the half million-dollar telemedicine equipment grant to connect patients at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital to providers across the Carle system.

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.

Gina Thomas officially takes on the role of Carle Richland Hospital president

After serving as interim president at the Olney based hospital for six months, long-time Carle team member Gina Thomas, DNP, RN assumes permanent position.

“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.

Answering your questions about school and sport physicals

Neena Tripathy, MD, Pediatrics answers some of the most frequently asked questions about school and sport physicals and how easy it is to schedule them at Carle

Delta variant “major risk” to unvaccinated individuals—here’s what to know

Robert Healy, MD, chief quality officer discusses the Delta variant and shares information you should know about the new strain of COVID-19

World Class Expert Now Delivering Treatment Through Carle Cancer Institute Urbana

Olney native brings connection with University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment of blood cancer patients not responding to first-line treatments .

Cardiology patient impressed with local access to life-saving heart care

According to long-time Olney resident Sam Cunningham, Carle Richland Memorial Hospital has made a tremendous jump forward by partnering with Carle Foundation Hospital to offer local cardiac care.

East Street Boutique volunteers at Carle Richland make switch to online shopping

Most hospital gift shops are typically stocked with the little necessities of life, but The East Street Boutique at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital (CRMH) has never been typical.

Reflecting on COVID one year later

This time last year, while many were preparing to travel for Spring Break or celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Carle teams were hard at work preparing for a pandemic response.

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