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Alerts for the Pontiac, Illinois Area

OSF HealthCare Saint James Requesting Public to Limit Visits

Mar 16, 2020 - To protect the health and safety of our patients, family members and Mission Partners (staff), we are implementing a strict no visitor policy, effective March 30, 2020.

Please be advised, we have updated our visitor restrictions, effective March 30, 2020.

OSF HealthCare Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac has implemented a strict no visitor policy until further notice. There are a few exceptions:

  • One visitor will be allowed for pediatric patients.
  • One visitor will be allowed for childbirth. 
  • Exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations.

We understand these restrictions may impose an inconvenience to some families, but it's an important step to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible at this time.

Closings & Cancellations - Pontiac Area

Mar 15, 2020 - Out of an abundance of caution and based on recommendations from state and local health agencies, we have decided to reschedule some of our events. This is to ensure we’re following guidance to limit large interactions, for everyone’s safety. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

The following OSF HealthCare activities have been cancelled or postponed:

  • Mass in the OSF HealthCare Saint James chapel has been suspended until further notice.
    Phase 2 and 3 cardiopulmonary rehab is closed until April 8.
  • Until further notice
    • Living with Loss Grief Support Group - cancelled
  • March 30 - April 3
    • Gift Shop Half Price Sale - cancelled
  • April 6, 13
    • Diabetes Prevention Program sessions - cancelled
  • April 7
    • Diabetes Support Group meeting - cancelled
    April 16
    • Childbirth Education Class - cancelled
  • April 28
    • Gastric Bypass Support Group - cancelled