Emergencies and First Aid Kits

Dr. Barbie Gatton

First aid kits come in all shapes and sizes. Dr. Barbie Gatton says one of the most important things to consider when putting your kit together is customizing it for your own family's health needs. 

When to Call 911: Trauma

Did you know falls are the leading cause of traumatic injury among patients seen in our Level II Trauma Center at SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale? The hospital treats about 500 patients a year for injuries and complications from falls.

Hospital Week: SIH's 75th Anniversary

SIH 75th Anniversary

SIH's Founding Fathers: Dr. J.W. Barrow, a Campbell Hill native, well-grounded in Southern Illinois values. Dr. Brown was a teacher prior to going to medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. After medical school, he joined the armed services in World War I and worked at a base hospital in France. There were two types of base hospitals, stationary and general hospitals. Base hospitals often were housed inside pre-war buildings such as seaside hotels.

Recovery Close to Home

Rich Davis

Rich Davis, a local broker/realtor, has long been an advocate for care close to home. He was able to recover just minutes from his home at SIH Inpatient Rehabilitation at SIH Herrin Hospital.