Author: Ryan Voyles
Nov 19, 2020 | Press Releases
OSF HealthCare is joining 100 of the nation’s top health care systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S. with an urgent plea for all Americans to mask up, because wearing a face mask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Southern Illinois Healthcare and Harrisburg Medical Center have signed a letter of intent to formally consider merging the two organizations, the groups announced this week.
COVID-19 is now the third-leading cause of death in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday.
Local health department leaders called for a united front against the COVID-19 pandemic, during a Health News Illinois virtual event Wednesday.
Nov 18, 2020 | Press Releases
The University of Illinois Chicago will conduct three clinical trials for studying blood clot prevention in patients with COVID-19.Read More
Restoring confidence in public health and finding some middle ground in an increasingly divided nation will be major factors going forward in federal healthcare policy, a panel of experts said Tuesday.
Chicago’s healthcare workers will be the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine once available, the city’s top health official said Tuesday.
Gov. JB Pritzker issued heightened COVID-19 restrictions for all of Illinois starting Friday, but stopped short of another stay-at-home order.
Advocate Aurora Health is halting half of its elective procedures and surgeries by the end of the week to help reduce the strain caused by the surge of COVID-19 in Illinois and Wisconsin, hospital leaders said Monday.
Lawmakers and SEIU Healthcare blasted Trinity Health’s recently unveiled plan for a new outpatient care center on Chicago’s south side this week, arguing it does not go far enough to offset the damage caused by the potential closure of Mercy Hospital and Medical Center.