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

Dr. Josh Miksanek Interview

5/15/2020
Director of Emergency Services at SIH Herrin Hospital joined Will Stephens to talk about COVID-19 and Emergency Medical Care. Dr. Miksanek said that Emergency care for Heart Attack and Stroke is not occurring at typical rates. This leads SIH to believe people are putting off Emergency Medical Care due to COVID-19.
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SIU Carbondale manufactures, donates 3D printed face shields to SIH

5/15/2020
CARBONDALE — Among the many items essential healthcare workers rely upon to keep them safer during the COVID-19 pandemic is a clear, plastic shield that fits on their head, covering their faces. And, like other items, face shields are running in short supply. Faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are pitching in to help solve the local shortage.
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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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