SIH Celebrates Juneteenth

6/16/2022
Juneteenth
“Juneteenth is a celebration of joy and pride. Joy and pride because it’s a reminder that I descend from a people who found ways to survive during horrific circumstances.” – Kristen Matthews, SIH community health worker and health leads supervisor
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SIH Celebrates Pride Month

6/16/2022
Pride Month
For as long as I can remember, PRIDE Month has been celebrated across the U.S. in June and offers an opportunity to recognize the impact lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally and internationally.
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SIH WORKCARE TO OPEN HARRISBURG CLINIC

1/11/2022
The new SIH Work Care location is set to open January 17, 2022. SIH Work Care, an occupational medicine leader in Southern Illinois, has announced plans to open a Harrisburg location at 901 S. Commercial Street to better meet the needs of business and industry in Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Hamilton and White Counties. It will be the second site for SIH Work Care, which opened in 2007.
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SIH to require COVID-19 vaccination as condition of employment

8/18/2021
Consistent with long-standing practices requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against serious infectious diseases for the safety of patients and staff, SIH will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and those who work in SIH facilities as a condition of their employment. Employees will be required to be fully vaccinated by November 8, 2021.
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SIH Safety and Security Brief, Aug. 4, 2021

8/4/2021
Out of an abundance of caution, you will notice an increased security and law enforcement presence at SIH facilities today on the heels of a potential threat lobbied against several Illinois hospitals (Wednesday, Aug. 4). Law enforcement officials believe this threat involves spoofing and appears to be a hoax. Nevertheless, SIH is taking the threat seriously in the best interest of our staff, patients and community. While we take these additional safety measures, SIH services and hospital operations will continue as normal.
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State review board approves Harrisburg Medical Center change of ownership

7/30/2021
SIH is pleased to announce the Illinois Health Facilities Services and Review Board today approved a certificate of exemption for an ownership change allowing Harrisburg Medical Center (HMC) to join the SIH family. Following the closing of the transaction, to be effective on August 1, 2021, the real work of improving health in the Harrisburg community will begin as part of the formal integration process with SIH.
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