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SIU Medicine to Relaunch COVID-19 Testing Site

July 27, 2020

SIU Medicine, in coordination with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) and the Office of the Mayor, is relaunching a testing site at SCDPH to meet the immediate need for expanded testing in Sangamon County.  

SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville prepares for school with physicals and vaccines event

July 15, 2020

TAYLORVILLE, IL – Do you have a child who needs a school physical?  SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville is hosting a school physical event 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, August 1, at 303 East Bidwell in Taylorville.

Medical students training with local physicians

July 14, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout July.

The season is thick with ticks

July 10, 2020

The tick population may be stable this year, most notably in the Midwest and Northeast, but experts warn these creepy crawlers are still worth avoiding.

SIU Family Medicine readies for school physicals, vaccines

July 9, 2020

Even if traditional “back to school” rituals present new questions for parents, public health officials and providers are reminding families that required physicials and immunizations should still be scheduled. Making those appointments now avoids the high demand period in August.

First Class: SIU School of Medicine launches Lincoln Scholars Program

June 24, 2020

Medical students will be based, trained in rural regions

SIU Centers for Family Medicine expands COVID testing to all

June 18, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the Illinois Department of Public Health, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing to everyone. Previously, testing was limited to those meeting certain screening criteria.

A Registered Dietitian Shares How to Eat Healthier on a Budget

June 6, 2020

Charlyn Ware, registered dietician in the Department of Internal Medicine, shares her 5 secrets to making the most of what’s in your freezer and pantry, plus her recipe for healthy and flavorful Thai Chicken.

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