Highlights

Health Care Organizations, SPS 186 Partner to Provide Back-to-School Physicals, Vaccines

August 1, 2018

Children entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade, or who are new to Springfield Public School District 186, are required to have school physicals and immunizations. Meningococcal vaccines are also required for all students entering 12th grade if they have not already had the vaccine.

Epilepsy Center Offers Advanced Treatments

July 23, 2018

SIU, MMC program earns Level 3 accreditation for expert care

5 Reasons to Get Health Care at SIU Family Medicine

July 17, 2018

Need primary care? SIU Family Medicine in Springfield includes perks such as a food pantry, diabetes and weight loss clinic and more.

District 186 School Health Requirements: FAQ

July 9, 2018

School physicals and select immunizations are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades and for students new to Illinois. Students entering 12th grade need proof of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.

More PAs may be eligible to join physician teams in rural Illinois

June 21, 2018

Legislation headed to Gov. Rauner's desk will allow more physician assistants to help doctors in clinics, which will improve access for patients in rural Illinois. 

Advanced Treatments for Depression Can Give Hope

June 8, 2018

What if medication and therapy don't work for depression and suicidal thoughts? Next step treatments are available. Learn about 4 advanced treatments for treatment-resistant mood disorders available at SIU Medicine.

SIU Medicine Earns National Award for Patient Access, Referral Management

June 6, 2018

In May 2018, the Patient Access Collaborative, formerly the Patient Access Symposium, recognized SIU Medicine with the award "Best Practice in Patient Acce

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host HPV Roundtable for Parents

June 1, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host “The ABC’s of HPV” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21.

Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

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