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Why you still need to wear a mask in public after you’ve been vaccinated

The latest research suggests communities will need to vaccinate more than 70% of a population to reach herd immunity. But with limited supply in many areas, it’s important to keep up with existing prevention measures such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing your hands.

Rare COVID syndrome can have drastic consequences if ignored

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

What the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine means for you

The FDA shared all of the vaccines are proven effective against serious illness or death. Carle recommends the vaccine for anyone who is eligible.

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.

Carle Friends program designed to combat isolation

Residents needing to ward off isolation during a pandemic can turn to Carle Friends.

Mobile Integrated Health program “something to brag about” for one patient

Carle’s Arrow Ambulance is bringing routine health checkups to patient’s front door. The Mobile Integrated Health program is revolutionizing the way patients stay healthy at home. For one patient, the program embodies convenient service with a personal touch.

Act now, prevent issues later with these 4 heart healthy tips

Heart disease is a major issue among men and women in the United States. Dana Miller, NP, Cardiology shares four steps you can take right now to maintain a healthier heart.

More residents to get vaccine in McLean County thanks to partnership

Opportunities for McLean County residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine are increasing through a partnership between Carle BroMenn and McLean County Health Department.

Therapy Services helps Parkinson patients raise their voices

Parkinson patients take on a consequence of the progressive disease by practicing to speak with intent.

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.

Answering your COVID-19 vaccine questions

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed and administered across the country, Carle Health answers frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

The dos and don’ts of working from home

Working from home can take a toll on your body without the proper ergonomics. Carle Occupational Medicine offers some tips to make sure your workspace supports your physical health.

To grandmother’s house or no? Families grapple with COVID-19 holiday plans

In many areas of the country, COVID-19 rates are soaring and the lure of holiday gatherings coupled with more indoor activities may result in even more cases and illnesses. Take steps today to protect yourself and others.

Learn the ABCs and Ds of Medicare coverage

Medicare has four mix-and-match parts so you can find the coverage that’s right for you.

Easy steps to help your parents pick the right Medicare plan

Choosing the right health insurance plan saves you time and money but understanding all of the options can seem daunting. Simplete offers “all-in-one” options to support overall health and wellness including medical, vision, dental and prescription drug coverage.

Why you need insurance at any age: Five tips to selecting an individual plan

Writing a check for your monthly insurance premium might seem like something you can forgo especially if you’re young and healthy. However, cutting out health insurance now may have a long-term effect on your health and your wallet.

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