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Keep your Eyes Healthy; Prevent Diabetes from Impacting your Vision

The longer you live with a diabetes diagnosis, the higher your risk of developing diabetic retinopathy. Regular eye exams help maintain the health of your eyes and prevent vision loss.

Drive-thru flu shot clinics help to keep communities safe

Carle Health extends a grateful thank you to the team members who made this year’s flu clinics, which provide easy access to flu protection for vulnerable patients like the elderly and immuno-compromised, a success.

Carle Health reaches tentative contract agreement with Aetna

Carle Health and Aetna have reached a tentative agreement on an Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO contract effective January 1, 2023, with Carle hospitals and provider offices in Champaign, Urbana, Hoopeston, Danville, Mattoon, Charleston and surrounding communities.

Carle encourages parents to get kids boosted at Nov. 5 pop-up clinics

Carle Health is offering two pop-up bivalent COVID-19 booster clinics for all eligible children ages five to 18 on Saturday, November 5 at two of its pediatric office locations in the Champaign-Urbana area.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) cases hitting early and why it matters

The recent rise in RSV cases is being felt throughout the state. Take simple steps to help stop respiratory viruses from circulating.

Physicians seeing more cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in atypical patients

In typical patients, cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease occur around the age of 70, but in recent years, the patient population most impacted by this disease is changing.

Hearing evaluations are key to choosing the correct hearing aid, improving quality of life

Hearing loss can negatively impact quality of life and as options increase, making the correct choice to meet hearing needs is all the more important.

Fall is a time for harvest safety reminders

Agriculture operators and their neighbors need to remain aware of safety precautions during harvest season.

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.

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