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Fabric face masks still in high demand

Thanks to the help of hundreds of local volunteers over the last three months, more than 54,000 face masks have been collected for healthcare workers and patients at Carle, Christie and other area healthcare institutions.

Carle Illinois student authors children’s book

Anant Naik honors essential workers—from healthcare workers, to truck drivers, to postal workers—serving others despite the great risk to themselves.

Jasper County High School student makes face shields for healthcare workers

This 17-year-old is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New nursing scholarship opens up to all who hear the call

While Carle nurse Phyllis Wickert Rogers ultimately lost her battle with cancer in 2019, her legacy will live on, thanks to a unique nursing scholarship created by her family.

Healthcare at home: Carle Rantoul starts doing house calls

Concerned about Carle’s elderly population in Rantoul, Frances Kramer, MD, worked with her team and the Carle Experience to provide care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.

From the Corner Store to the Cutting Edge

Major gift creates first postdoctoral fellowship at Carle.

Donors help fund scrubs, thermometers and baby monitors

Community members have donated more than $100,000 to help keep our patients and team members safe and healthy.

Carle nurse shaped her future through student internship

Applicants of Carle’s Student Nurse Internship Program can approach the future they envision; Morgann Graham, RN, is proof.

Passion for Occupational Medicine make Coles workers safer

The Carle team supports workplace health by knowing and addressing the needs and challenges of diverse employees and work settings. 

Carle Returnship provides a bridge back to the workforce

“This program is remapping prior skills into a new environment,” LouAnn Scheelhaase said.

Healthy Beginnings welcomes more moms (and dads) to free classes

Because the classes – and the camaraderie they create – are so essential, Healthy Beginnings organizers are opening their 2020 offerings to people who aren’t in the program.

New research collaborations will alter tomorrow's standard of care

Carle’s Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute connects with Cancer Center at Illinois to establish new possibilities for cancer patients.

College of Medicine student plans a 'different kind of health fair'

Carle’s Jennie Hsu-Lumetta, MD, serves as health fair faculty advisor to help guide the vision of Sunday's free event.

Richland Audiology team helps Pride family smile from ear to ear

"A comprehensive hearing evaluation is the first step in identifying existing hearing loss and various treatments available." 

Tiny bows and memories surround grieving mom and dad

Grieving mom and dad hope breaking the silence can help them and others celebrate their daughter’s life at annual memorial.

New CRMH course prioritizes community-based solutions to address mental health

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is dedicated to bringing more mental health services to the communities we serve.

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