SIH Names New President & CEO

SIH is pleased to introduce John Antes of St. Louis as its new president and CEO effective Dec. 12, 2022. Antes, a seasoned health care executive with nearly 30 years of experience, presently serves as president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Antes will succeed SIH President and CEO Rex Budde.
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Special Care Nursery 5K Fundraiser & Reunion

Father and Child
Registration is underway for a fundraiser and heartwarming event bringing together families with a common bond. A 5k walk/run is open to the community and a reunion seeks to reunite children and families with physicians, nurses and staff of the Special Care Nursery at SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Cannon Park in Carterville.
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SIH Celebrates 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

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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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

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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