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Ottawa, Illinois Health & Wellness News

06/14/2018
Community Members Launch Live Well Streator
A group of community members with diverse backgrounds and interests has joined together with the hopes of making Streator a place where generations of people...
05/24/2018
2018 Healthy You Program Winners Announced
Healthy You, a local weight-loss challenge that began in January, has concluded. Results were announced at a brief award ceremony honoring the winners.
05/11/2018
Raised Garden Donated to CHOICES Behavioral Health
Ms. Zimmerman agreed to the challenge and stated, "I like to help people. To do things for others." Christi and her assistant, Jeremy Hillier, completed the...
05/04/2018
OSF HealthCare Investment in Streator YMCA Moves Forward
The Streator Family YMCA expansion broke ground on Thursday, following a year of planning in partnership with OSF HealthCare. A $1,000,000 contribution from ...
03/23/2018
OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute Welcomes Ministry Medical Director of Stroke
OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute has welcomed Arun Talkad, M.D. as Ministry Medical Director of Stroke.   In that role, Dr. Talkad w...
02/23/2018
OSF Saint Elizabeth Launches Free App to Guide Women Through Pregnancy and Beyond
Being a new mother comes with a lot of questions. That’s why OSF HealthCare, through OSF Innovation, is offering Circle by OSF, at OSF HealthCare Saint Eliza...
01/04/2018
A Lesson on Life Saving OSF HealthCare Hosts Readiness Training for OTHS
To enhance the medical safety and response at Ottawa Township High School (OTHS), Dr. David Chan, Director of Children’s Service Line for OSF HealthCare prov...
12/18/2017
OSF Saint Elizabeth Offers Care Recommendations for What Could be ‘Difficult’ Flu Season
In preparation for what could be a busy flu season, OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center is recommending the following to ease wait times and get pa...
11/17/2017
OSF HealthCare Granted Approval to Care for Advanced Life Support Patients in Streator
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the department of the Illinois state government sanctioned to help prevent disease and injury and regulate m...
11/13/2017
OSF HealthCare Strengthens Community Partnerships
Local access to a regional health resource is a reality for the Streator community thanks to the efforts of OSF HealthCare and North Central Behavioral Healt...