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About Us

Since 1875, the health care needs of the sick and poor have been met by the Sisters, Medical Staff, employees, and volunteers of St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. The hospital serves the Effingham community and the south-central region of Illinois.

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St. Anthony’s approach to healthcare combines the compassion and human touch of more than a century of caring with the most modern technologies available today.

St. Anthony’s is a fully accredited not-for-profit general acute care health facility. The hospital has 133 licensed beds and a workforce of over 700 employees.

The Medical Staff at St. Anthony’s represents over 70 local physician providers in 26 specialties and over 80 consulting physicians.

Our service area

St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital's service area is Effingham County and Jasper County along with portions of the counties of Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Fayette, Marion, Richland, and Shelby, serving a population of almost 200,000 people.

St. Anthony’s is An Affiliate of the Hospital Sisters Health System

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Our Commitment

So you will receive the best health care possible, we are committed to:

  • Treating you and your family with dignity and respect.
  • Facilitating interaction between you, your family, and the medical team to better understand each other's needs and concerns.
  • Helping you and your family participate in your care to the level you desire.

Advanced technology enables us to share valuable health care information with you and your family, and we hope you find our website to be an important health care resource in your home.

Licenses and Accreditations

American College of Radiology Accredited College of American Pathologists Accredited Commission on Cancer Accredited Illinois Department of Public Health The Joint Commission