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Carle surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines, celebrates collaboration

With the help of public health, community partners and team members across Carle Health, Carle is celebrating over 100,000 community vaccines given.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tricks to keep your kids and family safe this Halloween

When planning to host or attend a celebration, you should assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel or limit the number of attendees.

Prolonged side effects for some with COVID-19

Carle doctors weigh in on the long-lasting effects of COVID-19 and how other health complications can increase your risk.

Taking care of skin is always important, not just while wearing a mask

Carle’s aesthetician teaches you to better care for your skin today and an eye for special care during COVID-19 pandemic.

Preparing for school takes on new meaning amid COVID-19

Follow basic hand hygiene to help keep children healthy. Parents tackle back-to-school plans. Pediatricians can help you prepare your child.

Safely visiting friends and family

The more people you see and for longer periods pose the most risk for the spread of germs this summer.

The same great care from the comfort and convenience of home

Telehealth and virtual visits surge amidst COVID-19 concerns but likely here to stay, patients and providers say.

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.

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