SIH COVID-19 Resources: SIH is prepared and ready to provide safe, quality care to all the communities we serve.

SIH Caring for Patient with Confirmed COVID-19 Diagnosis

4/1/2020
Confirmed Diagnosis
SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is caring for a patient with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The test was sent to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) lab in Carbondale for testing and SIH subsequently learned the test results were positive. SIH is collaborating with Jackson County Health Department.
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SIH Confirms Positive COVID-19 Patient Test Results

3/19/2020
SIH COVID19 Confirmed Cases
Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first two COVID-19 test results in our region involving a patient in Williamson County and Jackson County. Both patients were screened through the SIH COVID-19 hotline and SIH drive-through testing sites.
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Important COVID-19 Information

3/18/2020
covid-19
SIH’s team of infectious disease and infection prevention specialists and emergency preparedness personnel continue to collaborate with local, state and federal officials regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) prevention and response. While COVID-19 is new, preparing for responses to potential epidemics and pandemics (e.g., H1N1, Swine Flu, MERS, SARS, Ebola) isn’t. In Southern Illinois, a dedicated, multidisciplinary group of professionals and community partners are in regular communication on how to provide safe, effective care for our regional community.
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WSIL News 3: SIH opens new outpatient heart failure clinic

2/27/2020
SIH CHF Dr. Muhammad Khan
MURPHYSBORO (WSIL) -- Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) has a new facility for patients with congestive heart failure. The new clinic opened Wednesday at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Dr. Muhammad Khan, a cardiologist from Prairie Cardiovascular, says the idea for a second location has been in the works for about a year.
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The Southern: SIH opens new heart failure clinic in Murphysboro

2/27/2020
SIH CHF Dr. Muhammad Khan
Dr. Muhammad Khan, cardiologist with SIH Prairie Heart Institute, and Terry Burns of Marion, a heart failure patient and heart transplant recipient, spoke Wednesday at SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital as part of grand opening festivities for a new outpatient heart failure clinic at the hospital in Murphysboro. It is the second such clinic in the SIH family.
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WSIL News 3: Southern Illinois' first trauma center to go live

11/5/2019
CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Memorial Hospital of Carbondale will become the first hospital in southern Illinois to be designated as a trauma center. In a release, SIH announced the hospital's Level II trauma center designation will go live at 7 a.m. Monday, November 4, a result that stems from five years of hard work and meticulous planning behind the scenes.
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