People who live in rural communities live an average of three years fewer than their urban counterparts and face a 30% increased risk for stroke mortality — a gap that has grown over the past two decades. Fairfield Memorial Hospital is committed to changing... Read More.
The White County Ambulance Service recently presented the Fairfield Rural Fire Department with a keepsake for a recently fallen fire fighterLogan Kreiter was killed in a tragic automobile accident on July 15th in Wayne County at the age of 19.The keepsake is a metal... Read More.
(McLeansboro, IL) – Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) has been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Rural Health Care Grant totaling $895,000. This grant will assist in funding the implementation of the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system installed in... Read More.
A Barnhill man is facing charges in Hamilton County court after the Sheriff’s Office arrested him Thursday afternoon. 43 year old Cody Cropper was found trespassing a residence in rural Hoodville, outside of McLeansboro at around 2:11pm Thursday. Deputies arrived to find Cropper standing... Read More.
Law enforcement and emergency personnel have been called to deal with the aftermath of a single vehicle accident in rural Carmi this morning. The accident happened around 7am on County Road 1200 North about a hundred yards east of County Road 1075 East. White... Read More.
Freshly sworn in Deputy Matt Wicker saw some action for the White County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday. Barry Baker of rural Carmi phoned the department to let officials know someone had dumped a 15 horsepower electric oilfield motor dumped in one of his field. Baker... Read More.
White County Sheriff’s authorities have made another meth arrest, this time a female from Carmi late Wednesday night. No real details were released other than 39 year old Erin Warrner of Sycamore Street was picked up at a location described as on Route 45... Read More.
The Hamilton County Board gathered Tuesday evening. Sheriff Tracy Lakin told board members even though he didn’t get a paper copy comparison put together for the meeting, he was confident the calls for service doubled in March from February. EMA Director Nathan Taylor updated... Read More.
Building on Partnerships with FQHCs and Safety Net Hospitals, New Phase of Program to Help Reach Rural and Underserved CommunitiesMORRIS - Building on efforts to ensure the equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine across Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker and the... Read More.
New Pilot Program with FQHCs and Safety Net Hospitals to Help Reach Underserved Communities (SPRINGFIELD)- Building on existing efforts to ensure equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health today announced a new partnership with Rural... Read More.