Posted: 07/23/2013 - David Schertz, CEO for OSF HealthCare Northern Region, has announced that Paula Carynski has been named the new president of OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - Quitting smoking or stopping tobacco use is the best thing you can do for your health. FHN offers two options for those ready to quit.
Posted: 07/19/2013 - The Winnebago County Health Department announces today, Friday, July 19, 2013, that a mosquito pool found in Winnebago County 61088 Zip Code (Village of Winnebago) has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).
Posted: 07/17/2013 - With high temperatures expected over the next couple of days , Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck is urging Illinoisans to take preventive actions during this hot weather to avoid heat-related illness, such as heat-stroke.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin emergency management and health officials are urging residents to take precautions in the face of hot, humid weather in the next few days.
Updated: 07/17/2013 - The hot summer sun not only brings hot summer days; it brings heat waves as well. The Winnebago County Health Department reminds residents of take preventive action during the extremely hot weather to stay safe, cool, hydrated, and informed, to help avoid a heat-related illness.
Updated: 07/16/2013 - Due to the current high heat index today, the Rockford Park District will activate spray pads at certain area parks as a way of helping area residents beat the heat.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Summer is here, bringing with it dangerous excessive heat. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to stay safe as the temperatures soar.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Health officials say they have confirmed this years first batch of mosquito's testing positive for the West Nile Virus in the Stateline. The Boone County Health Department confirmed one batch of mosquitos in the Poplar Grove area did test positive for West Nile. So far, there have been no reports of people getting the virus.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - The Boone County Health Department announces that one batch of mosquitos, found in the 61065 zip code on July 10th, has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). To date, Boone County has no positive birds or human cases of WNV.
Posted: 07/11/2013 - Beloit Health System’s Heart and Vascular Center is acknowledging excellence in cardiac services for the tenth consecutive year.
Posted: 07/10/2013 - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first West Nile virus positive bird reported in Illinois for 2013. The Monroe County Health Department collected a West Nile virus positive starling on June 27, 2013 in Waterloo.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - Rockford Spine Center is pleased to announce it has been included among the Top 102 Spine Surgeon Practices to Know in 2013 by Becker’s Spine Review.
Updated: 07/08/2013 - The 6th Annual Team-Up-Beloit Blood Drive Week will be held Monday, July 22nd through Friday, July 26th.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Eating right begins at the grocery, so make a date to meet FHN at Cub Foods in Freeport for a special Speakers Series presentation, Smart and Healthy Grocery Shopping on July 11.
Posted: 06/28/2013 - OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center was recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
Posted: 06/19/2013 - Beloit Health System welcomes Maria Vela, M.D., Internal Medicine to Beloit Clinic.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - All changes under the Swedish American, Rosecrance Partnership are now complete. The goal is to provide better mental health services for patients.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - The case of two young patients waiting for lung transplants at the Children’s hospital of Philadelphia has many experts debating organ donation in the United States.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - Frances Zachara, a Freeport resident, recently was the first patient to be admitted to the new rehabilitation unit at Presence Saint Joseph Center, formerly known as Provena St. Joseph Center, 659 East Jefferson Street, Freeport.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - The Family Care Center at Beloit Health System delivers approximately 600 newborns a year, most of them routine and predictable. However, situations can arise where mom or newborn have a health concern and this is where additional expertise is especially needed. Tests such as the Pulse Oximetry, which was recently recommended as a mandatory test by the Wisconsin Legislation, is performed in the Family Care Center.