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Central location and expedited care top list of CARC service enhancements

Carle Addiction Recovery Center operates at the forefront of addiction services, incorporating motivational interviewing for important mindset change.

University of Illinois, Carle Health partner with state of Illinois to increase COVID-19 testing

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is partnering with Carle Health and state agencies to enable thousands of additional COVID-19 tests to be performed locally and throughout Illinois.

Keeping your family healthy during COVID-19

With the current stay at home order in place, keeping your family healthy can be a bit more challenging. Hear are a few suggestions.

Take time now to plan for tomorrow’s healthcare needs

Use National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) to start talking about or complete your advance directive care planning.

UofI and Carle Health team up to produce face shield for health care workers

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health team up to design and produce face shield for health care workers

United Together - How community can support Carle staff

While you’re staying safe at home, if you would like to show your support of all of our brave essential team members, we have some ideas.

Cardiac rehab in Mattoon turns a fortune and builds a friendship

Vickie Gilbert thought the worst after a heart diagnosis in May. Less than six months later, she turned her health around completely.

Support group links patients after an isolating diagnosis

Stephanie O’Neal was blindsided upon learning she had Crohn’s disease, but Carle’s IBD Support Group helps her feel connected and educated.

‘Game changer’ for patients on blood thinners

Patients like Bobbie Jean Ortiz credit Anticoagulation Management Services (AMS) with resolving complexities associated with medications like Warfarin and Coumadin.

Health Alliance member calls Connections’ impact life-changing

All year long, in addition to classes, member-focused hot spot offers people the chance to talk in person to receive the support.

Put Convenient Care Plus on your holiday wish list

It’s important to know Convenient Care Plus remains open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, including major holidays like Christmas and New Year’s Day.

This holiday season, learn the ABCs of pediatric diabetes 

"Diabetes" might seem like a scary word for parents and caregivers, but it’s quite manageable with the proper care team.

Gene therapy serves as game-changer for SMA-stricken Mikaela

“My marching orders are to provide best-practice care to do what’s best for the patient,” Health Alliance Chief Medical Officer said.

Dementia screening offers consistent look at subtle symptoms

Short-term memory loss can be hard to identify and accept in a loved one. Dementia screening offers information and answers.

Carle, FirstCarolinaCare enter health insurance partnership

"Carle specializes in identifying options ... to best serve patients and members when and where they need it."

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.

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