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.
While a vaccine makes its way into our rural and oftentimes overlooked communities, new CoViD cases continue to crop up according to health department reports. The latest numbers for White County from the Egyptian Health Department include 15 new cases. Of them, 11 are... Read More.
The Rural Wabash County Water District has UPDATED their boil advisory that is in effect until further notice for customers south of 1400 BLVD, that are west of 850 RD. This is the area behind Sugar Creek, W/SW of Mt. Carmel. This advisory will... Read More.
Due to a water line leak/repair, the Rural Wabash County Water District has issued a boil advisory until further notice for the following areas: 840 rd, 1220 Blvd (between 840 rd and 870 rd), 870 rd, and 1250 Blvd (all from 840 rd going... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other State/National rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 19, 2020. NOSORH created National Rural Health Day as a way to showcase rural America; increase... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.
The Rural Wabash County Water District will begin flushing hydrants throughout the entire district on Monday, October 26, 2020 continuing through the week until completed. It is not uncommon to notice a dip in water pressure and sometimes a slight discoloration of... Read More.
Ronald E. Guthrie reported to the White County Sheriff’s Department early Saturday morning that two unknown subject had entered a building on his property. Guthrie told Officers when he entered his building at 704 County Road 1100 N. in Carmi, around 2:00 AM, he... Read More.
A 45 year old Carmi man is behind bars in the White County Jail following his arrest Sunday afternoon just before 3pm. According to the White County Sheriff’s office, a deputy was called to a rural Crossville location where the reporting party says he... Read More.
The Rural Wabash County Water District will begin flushing hydrants throughout the entire district on Monday, April 27, 2020 continuing through the week until completed. It is not uncommon to notice a dip in water pressure and sometimes a slight discoloration of the water... Read More.