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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.

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.

COVID-19 boosters for children ages 5-11 now available at Carle

The population continues to be impacted by the virus, which can cause unanticipated long-term effects and spread to those more vulnerable to severe disease.

New online tools make access to care easier for patients

Carle prioritizes offering innovative solutions and services to keep you well, and is pleased to announce online appointment scheduling.

Carle physician assistant writes, illustrates children's book on COVID-19 vaccine

"Francine and the Vaccine" takes a complicated topic like the COVID-19 vaccine and makes it easy for children to understand why it's important to stay safe and healthy.

COVID-19 vaccine available to children 5-11 at Carle, appointments available

Carle Health supports the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5-11 to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and will begin scheduling appointments throughout the region.

Carle offers tips and tricks for a safe, fang-tastic Halloween

Health officials at Carle are offering helpful tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe as Halloween makes a more normal return in 2021.

Nurse's helping hands extend to Haiti

A Carle nurse recently used her skills to help Haitian residents following the most recent earthquake.

Carle launches community flu clinics Sept. 21.

As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination against the flu is another important step in keeping our communities safe and healthy.

Carle doctor represents region as an Illinois State Fair grand marshal

Brent Reifsteck, MD, feels honored to be among Illinois State Fair grand marshals chosen to represent healthcare workers for the launch of the annual event.

Answering your questions about school and sport physicals

Neena Tripathy, MD, Pediatrics answers some of the most frequently asked questions about school and sport physicals and how easy it is to schedule them at Carle

PICU expansion keeps children safe in its first year

Carle Health is caring for some of the region’s sickest children at Carle Foundation Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which opened June 1, 2020.

Rare COVID syndrome can have drastic consequences if ignored

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

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.

Comforting young patients during the holidays

Child Life Specialists at Carle normalize life as much as possible even for children who find themselves in a hospital during the holiday season.

Children have a new, local option for eye health

Carle Eye department is excited to welcome pediatric ophthalmology back to the community with the addition of Saba Alniemi, MD, Ophthalmology. Children will now have more access to better eye health right in their own back yard.

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