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Safe Ride Available for Memorial Day

There’s a safer alternative to driving for anyone who has too much to drink during the Memorial Day weekend. Safe Rides will be available May 26 to 29 to those at any bar in Lincoln. Safe Ride is a free ride home within the city of Lincoln sponsored by the Healthy Communities Partnership.

Memorial Health System, Heritage Health to Open 19-Bed Inpatient Hospice Unit in Springfield

A 19-bed inpatient hospice unit will open in early June as part of an expansion of a partnership between Memorial Health System and Heritage Health.

Memorial Medical Center to Host Forum on Foot, Ankle Problems

Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on common foot and ankle issues on Thursday, June 1, at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.

Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $544,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than a half-million dollars in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives – a record-breaking total for the foundation's grant program.

Free CPAP Checkups, Cleanings Available in Taylorville

Memorial Home Services will offer free checkups and cleanings of CPAP machines, which use mild air pressure to keep breathing airways open while people sleep.

Memorial Health System CEO Ed Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate During UIS Commencement

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Illinois on May 13 during commencement ceremonies for the University of Illinois Springfield.

Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its eighth annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.

Pourchot Named April ALMH Employee of the Month

Tammy Pourchot of Emden, Illinois has been named the April Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Pourchot has worked at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 18 years.

Taylorville Memorial Hospital Participates in Rural Healthcare Program Seeking Local College Students

College students interested in a career in rural healthcare can apply for a program to observe healthcare professionals at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Prom Time and Underage Drinking

It’s not uncommon for parents to worry about underage drinking and their teenager’s safety on the road, especially on prom night. And the prom season is upon us. Healthy Communities Partnership reminds the community about the local DrunkStopper program as a way to be proactive and keep our children and our streets safer on prom night and every night of the year.

Memorial Medical Center Honored for Eye Donations

For the third consecutive year, Memorial Medical Center earned recognition for its work in helping patients receive the gift of sight with a cornea transplant.

ALMH Receives National Award for Sustainability, Waste Reduction

Practice Greenhealth Partner Recognition Award honors emerging leaders in environmental stewardship

TMH Volunteer Gives Over 65 Years of Service

Louise Noren has been a volunteer at Taylorville Memorial Hospital since the then established St. Vincent Memorial Hospital first started having volunteers in the early 1950’s, giving over 65 years of service.

Memorial Health System Hospitals Lift Visitor Flu Restrictions

With flu cases in Illinois declining, Memorial Health System’s four hospitals, including Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, have lifted their visitor restrictions.

ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, April 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

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