If you arrive between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays or between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekends and holidays, use the main entrance at First and Miller streets.

If you arrive after 8 p.m., enter through the Emergency Department entrance on Rutledge Street.

Parking is available directly across the street from the main entrance. Valet parking is also available. 


We want to make your registration as quick as possible. To avoid delay and inconvenience at the time of admission, please complete a preregistration form and return it to us. Or, Preregister Online. By providing complete and accurate information, you can assure yourself of a smooth registration and admission.

If you have any questions, please call Memorial's Admitting Department at 217-788-3709 or 217-788-3124.

What to Bring

You will need:

  • insurance cards and any forms provided by your insurance company
  • toiletries (deodorant, toothbrush, face wash, shampoo, etc.)
  • sleepwear (optional)
  • clothes to go home for Mom
  • clothes for baby

What Not to Bring

Do not bring:

  • credit cards
  • jewelry
  • more than $5 cash
  • valuables
  • medicine (prescription or over-the-counter)