Ottawa, Illinois News

Two Caregivers with OSF HealthCare Honored
A Registered Nurse (RN) and a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) were two recent recipients of the DAISY and Sunflower Awards offered by OSF HealthCare. Bot…
OSF HealthCare Healing Wounds Closer to Home
In the United States, chronic wounds affect 6.5 million people, and that number is likely to increase as patients live longer with more chronic medical conditi…
OSF HealthCare Reminds Everyone to Remember Primary Health Care Needs
As OSF HealthCare continues to open services that had been temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it wants to remind community members to con…
OTHS Student Awarded Don Morehead Community Service Scholarship
Ottawa Township High School graduate, Kylee Zoran, is the 2020 recipient of the Don Morehead Community Service Scholarship.
Ottawa YMCA, OSF HealthCare Team Up on Community Partnership
The Ottawa YMCA and OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center are excited to announce a unique, local partnership agreement to achieve a common goal of imp…
Leapfrog Safety Grades Released for OSF Hospitals
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization for patient safety. Six OSF hospitals earned to…
OSF HealthCare Facilities Requiring Everyone to Wear Masks
Beginning Friday, May 1, OSF HealthCare facilities in Mendota, Ottawa, and Streator will require anyone entering to wear a mask. Exceptions are made for those …
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Named Among 2020 Top Hospitals
The health care watchdog agency Leapfrog Group has announced its top hospitals in 2020 and OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has been named to the …
OSF HealthCare Deploys Pandemic Health Workers to Care for COVID-19, Other Patients at Home
While all but essential workers are being asked to stay at home to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) OSF HealthCare is expanding its digital r…
OSF HealthCare Earns ACR Accreditation in Mammography
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of an extensive review by the Am…