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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.

Heart attack survivor credits Carle Richland ED with life-saving care

One patient thanks Carle Richland Memorial Hospital Emergency Department staff for their quick thinking, life saving care.

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.

Three Carle hospitals claim Most Wired designation

Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center and Carle Richland Memorial recognized for excellence in healthcare technology.

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.

Burgin family glad for local swing bed care offerings

Swing bed patients have access to nursing care, therapies, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, as well as regular doctor visits.

New lab purchase helps Richland patients lose “wait.”

For Carle Richland Employees, generosity runs in their blood. Donations support new laboratory equipment to help patients.

Fall at home leads to positive swing bed stay

Olney woman recommends swing bed services for those who need a little extra recover time and notes, “the food is excellent, too.”

Donations help Carle Richland Memorial Hospital fight COVID-19

Thanks to the generosity of donors, additional safeguards are in place to keep patients and the community healthier during this pandemic.

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