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Outpatient diabetes and nutrition services to resume

 September 29, 2020

Local HSHS hospitals will resume Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Services in person and via telehealth.

 

Convenient Care outpatient services to resume

 September 29, 2020

Lab, X-ray Imaging and Physical Therapy services to resume at Convenient Care in New Baden.

 

How to help children cope with stress

 September 24, 2020

Helping children cope with anxiety and stress. Advice for parents and caregivers.

 

The Value of Vaccines

 September 15, 2020

Six things to know about vaccines.

 

Back-to-School Health Tips

 September 10, 2020

HSHS Illinois offers good sleep and nutrition tips for your family.

 

Masking tips for safety and comfort

 August 13, 2020

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state of Illinois highly recommending that people help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) by wearing cloth face coverings...

 

Lawn mowing is not child's play

 July 30, 2020

Although we are over halfway through the summer, there are a few months where lawns will need mowing. While mowing is a seemingly innocuous activity, the HSHS St. Joseph's Breese wants to...

 

Staying Cool in a Heat Wave and Warning Signs of Heat-Related...

 July 20, 2020

With the excessive heat warnings for the region, it is important to take steps to stay safe in the heat. The hospitals of HSHS Illinois are providing tips for staying cool and how to know the...

 

Sun Screen Safety and Frequently Asked Questions

 July 13, 2020

As we spend more time out of the house with outdoors activities such as spending time on the beach, hiking, swimming, etc., it is important everyone take steps to prevent sun damage on their skin...

 

Be Safe this 4th of July Holiday

 June 30, 2020

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, thoughts turn to celebrating the holiday with fireworks. Although fireworks can be exciting, festive and fun, your HSHS Illinois hospitals want to...

 

Keeping Kids Safe Around Water this Summer

 June 5, 2020

As the weather heats up and more children and families head to pools and beaches, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese always wants to remind parents and caregivers to keep an eye on their kids...

 

EMS Week Honors Front-line Professional

 May 18, 2020

During National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland recognize the tremendous role that local EMS partners make to improve health in this...

 

EMS Week Honors Front-line Professionals

 May 18, 2020

During National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland recognize the tremendous role that local EMS partners make to improve health in this...

 

Intubation box donated by Stevens Industries

 May 8, 2020

Innovation has become more important in health care during the COVID-19 pandemic as hospitals look for ways to provide care more safely to prevent the spread of the virus amongst their staff.

 

Elective Surgeries and Procedures to Resume

 May 8, 2020

In accordance with Governor J.B. Pritzker announcement of a modified Stay-At-Home order through May that allows certain elective surgeries for non-life-threatening conditions, HSHS St. Joseph&rsquo...

 

Intubation box donated by Stevens Industries

 May 8, 2020

Innovation has become more important in health care during the COVID-19 pandemic as hospitals look for ways to provide care more safely to prevent the spread of the virus amongst their staff.

 

Elective Surgeries and Procedures to Resume

 May 8, 2020

In accordance with Governor J.B. Pritzker announcement of a modified Stay-At-Home order through May that allows certain elective surgeries for non-life-threatening conditions, HSHS St. Joseph&rsquo...

 

Reminder: Viruses don't disappear outdoors

 May 1, 2020

It’s an exciting time in southern Illinois as the forecast predicts a warm weekend, but health officials are reminding communities that COVID-19 and other viruses do not take a break during...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Shares Important Message During...

 April 28, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Heart attacks, strokes, accidents and injuries: These are just a few examples of medical emergencies that can occur at any time, in any place and to any one – even in the...

 

Hearts for Healthcare Signs and Shirts Available for Purchase to...

 April 15, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has teamed up with HeartsForHealthcare.com to raise money for the HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation. By visiting ...

 

Understanding Universal Masking

 April 13, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Surgeon General recommend the practice of universal masking when in public and interacting with others. Universal masking, in...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Convenient Care in Carlyle Closed Temporarily

 April 6, 2020

(Breese, IL) – Out of an abundance of caution with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases expanding throughout Illinois including the southern Illinois region, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives Donation From Ford Motor...

 April 3, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese recently received 1,000 FDA-approved plastic face shields from Ford Motor Co. The delivery was part of 10,000 total face shields donated...

 

HSHS Home Care and Hospice Delivers Baskets of Blessings to Patients

 April 3, 2020

ILLINOIS — HSHS Home Care & Hospice Southern Illinois and HSHS Home Care Central Illinois teamed up to prepare and deliver Baskets of Blessings to their home care and hospice...

 

“Hearts for Health Care” Encourages Community Members to Spread the...

 April 1, 2020

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, ILLINOIS) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS Southern Illinois Home Care and Hospice...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese expresses thanks to area physicians

 March 27, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Medical providers will be honored at health care organizations throughout the country March 30, 2020 during National Doctors’ Day. This annual event recognizes...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Accepting Donations of Sewn Non...

 March 25, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – As potential shortages of masks and other personal protective equipment are being reported in the news, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has received several messages...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital and HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville...

 March 21, 2020

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, ILLINOIS) – With the spike in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases throughout Illinois including the southern Illinois region, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese & Highland Temporarily Stopping...

 March 17, 2020

Effective March 14, 2020 Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker declared a Public Health Emergency due to the increase of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Illinois. In effort to control the...

 

LOCAL HEALTH FAIRS POSTPONED.

 March 10, 2020

Due to concerns about the coronavirus, influenza and other illnesses, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has regretfully decided to postpone the health fairs scheduled forMarch 11 at the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Recognized as a 2020 Top 100...

 March 9, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese was recently named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals in Breese, Greenville & Highland Introduce...

 March 4, 2020

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, ILLINOIS) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville are offering support and education to mothers through a...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital to celebrate Feast of St. Joseph with...

 March 3, 2020

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to enjoy a Simple Soup Lunch at the hospital on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in celebration of the Feast of St...

 

2020 Leap Day Baby Welcomed at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 March 2, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – The Women and Infants Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is leaping with joy.  Melissa and Dustin Kibler of Beckemeyer, IL, welcomed a new baby girl into...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals Honor Military Volunteers with Statement of...

 February 27, 2020

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – To honor their colleagues who serve as volunteers in branches of the military, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy...

 

The Top Three Risk Factors for Heart Disease

 February 26, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Half of all Americans have at least one of the top three risk factors for heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The top three risk factors...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese achieves Five-Star Overall...

 February 26, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has received a five-star overall hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the top score in the...

 

Donate blood and Save Lives

 February 25, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, March 11, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Highlights Awareness on Seasonal...

 February 13, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – While love may be in the air with Valentine’s Day, the cold wintery days with little to no sun can be difficult to handle for many. These winter days that are short and...

 

American Heart Month: What You Should Know About Heart Attacks

 February 12, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association.   During American Heart Month, the heart experts at...

 

Healthy You to Prevent T2 Lifestyle Change Program

 February 12, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – The clinical nutrition services team at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to learn more about the Lifestyle Change Program, a free workshop to...

 

Pre-Registration Now Open for the Spring 2020 Health Fairs Hosted...

 February 4, 2020

(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Spring Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each...

 

Two Babies Born on Rare Eight-Digit Palindrome Day at HSHS St...

 February 3, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Two’s are wild at the Women and Infants Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese who are celebrating two special deliveries. Katie and Matthew Whitehead, of...

 

Health Fair Pre-Registration now open

 January 31, 2020

Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Spring Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each from 6 to 10 a.m. The...

 

Mental Health First Aid Seminar Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 January 31, 2020

(BREESE, IL) — HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is partnering with Hoyleton Youth & Family Services to offer a Mental Health First Aid seminar on Saturday, February 15 from 8 a.m...

 

Mental Health First Aid Seminar Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 January 31, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – Two’s are wild at the Women and Infants Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese who are celebrating two special deliveries. Katie and Matthew Whitehead, of...

 

Breese Hospital Colleagues Honored with DAISY & BEE Awards

 January 30, 2020

(BREESE, IL) –HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese awarded Teresa Haake, RN, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of The DAISY Foundation's program to...

 

Eat Your Way to Better Health Education Series Offered at Breese...

 January 16, 2020

(BREESE, IL) – The clinical nutrition services team at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to a free series to promote healthier eating. Eat Your Way to Better...

 

Local Hospitals Collecting Used Hearing Aids

 January 16, 2020

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – In recognition of St. Francis de Sales, HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Greenville are hosting a used hearing aid...

 

Air Purifying Respirators Donated to Breese EMS

 January 9, 2020

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese donated powered air purifying respirators to Breese EMS. The respirators are used to provide protection to EMS crews in case they encounter a potential...

 

New Year’s Baby of 2020 born at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 January 2, 2020

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese proudly welcomed Easton Matthew Emig as the first baby born at the hospital in 2020.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital offers Safe Sitter® Course for Young Teen

 December 31, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has become a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site and now offers the life and safety training program for young teens, grades 6-8. More...

 

New Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Welcomed to Breese...

 December 30, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese continues to expand their Medical Staff and advanced practice providers to meet the health care needs of area residents, both now and in...

 

2020 Support Group Schedule Offered for those Living with Diabetes

 December 27, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital has been providing diabetes support to the community for 35 years and will continue through 2020. All individuals living with diabetes are...

 

Most popular baby names at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese in 2019

 December 26, 2019

(Breese, IL) – A name says something about a person – noble, kind, charitable or simply derived from another name. Below are the top five baby boy and baby girl names at HSHS St. Joseph...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive a $10 voucher on January 8 at HSHS...

 December 23, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, January 8, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division Hospitals Adjust Visiting...

 December 13, 2019

(O’FALLON, EFFINGHAM, BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – With flu activity now classified as regional in our area of Illinois, visitors to the hospitals in the HSHS Southern Illinois...

 

Community invited to view dozens of nativity sets at HSHS St...

 December 13, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to come view dozens of unique nativity sets from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5 in the hospital’s Heritage...

 

Emily Wilson Named Major Gift Officer for HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 December 4, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – The Hospital Sisters of St. Francis Foundation is pleased to announce that Emily Wilson, marketing specialist with the HSHS Southern Illinois Division...

 

Deadlines approach for Medicare and Affordable Care Act Open...

 December 2, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are committed to providing...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese receives Acute Stroke Ready Hospital...

 November 29, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese was recently designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). IDPH identifies hospitals...

 

Breese Hospital Receives an “A” for Patient Safety for Fall 2019...

 November 27, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes St....

 

Tips for Diabetes Awareness Month

 November 27, 2019

(BREESE, IL)  – November is American Diabetes Month and the health care experts at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese are working to increase awareness about diabetes.

 

Cancer Care Closet Receives Donation from Breese American Legion...

 November 21, 2019

The American Legion Auxiliary Timmermann Benhoff unit 252 Breese donated proceeds from their first annual vendor fair held on Oct 20, 2019 to the Cancer Care Closet.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals to Host Giving Tree Breakfast Events

 November 19, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are each hosting a Giving...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals encourages smokers to make a plan to quit smoking

 November 15, 2019

(BREESE/HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland are encouraging everyone to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American...

 

HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois celebrates National...

 November 13, 2019

(O’FALLON, EFFINGHAM, BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois is celebrating November 2019 as National Home Care and Hospice Month. During the...

 

Over $150 Donated to Cancer Care Closet

 October 30, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Mission Team at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese sold pink ribbons for one dollar to raise money for Cancer Care Closet at St. Joseph’s.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives Small and Rural Award...

 October 29, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – The efforts of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese to advance patient care and safety earned a 2019 Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) Quality Excellence...

 

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event Hosted at HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 October 29, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – On Thursday, November 14, certified application counselors will be available by appointment only at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese to help individuals and families...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive a voucher to redeem their choice of...

 October 24, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, November 6, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

Breese Diabetes Support Group Celebrating 34 Years

 October 23, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital has been providing diabetes support to the community for 34 years. On Monday, November 4 at 6 p.m., the diabetes support group will celebrate...

 

Women & Infants Center Shares Tips on Safe Sleep

 October 21, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, and the Women and Infant’s Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese wants to remind parents and...

 

DAISY & BEE Awards Given to Hospital Colleagues

 October 17, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Recently, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese awarded Melissa Pellizzaro, RN, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of The DAISY Foundation's...

 

2019 Evening of Remembrance hosted by the Care Committee at HSHS St...

 October 9, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Parents and family members who have experienced early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, neonatal death or death of a child later in life are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Evening...

 

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 October 8, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a national campaign to increase awareness of the disease, encourage women to get their annual mammogram...

 

HSHS Athletes Advantage Hosts Feast on Fitness 5k Run/Walk to...

 October 3, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – On Saturday, Nov. 2, HSHS Athletes Advantage will host their annual Feast on Fitness 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run at St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese...

 

Babysitting Class Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital

 September 26, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be offering a babysitting class on October 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Heritage Room.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Encourages Awareness about Sepsis

 September 26, 2019

(BREESE, IL)  – September marks Sepsis Awareness Month, dedicated to putting a spotlight on the third leading cause of death in the U.S. – sepsis.

 

Local HSHS Hospitals Hosting Blessing of Animals

 September 26, 2019

On October 4, people all over the world celebrate the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the Patron Saint of Animals and of Hospital Sisters Health System. In remembrance of St. Francis of...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Launches Transitional Care...

 September 23, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has launched the Almost Home program. Almost Home is a transitional care program designed to help patients heal faster, rest easier and...

 

Fall Nutrition Series

 September 18, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Local community members are invited to attend HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s Fall Nutrition Series. Kayla Barnes, registered dietitian, will host a series of...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Breaks Ground on Expansion of...

 September 11, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese broke ground on Monday, September 9 on an expansion of the Clinton County Rural Health medical clinic, located on the campus of St...

 

Car Seat Check Event on September 21

 September 6, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Every day in Illinois, thousands of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled in properly in the correct car seats for...

 

Share Walk for Remembrance & Hope to be Held on October 5 in...

 August 29, 2019

(Breese, IL) –  The Auxiliary of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s local Share group invites the community to attend the Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope on Saturday...

 

Second Annual Women, Wellness & Wine Event

 August 28, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) –  HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville are hosting their second annual women’s wellness...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals in Breese, Greenville & Highland Introduce...

 August 27, 2019

(Breese, Greenville, Highland, Illinois)  – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville are educating through a new online Diabetes...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive a $10 voucher on September 5 at...

 August 23, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Thursday, September 5, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Women and Infants Center Reminds Mothers about...

 August 23, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – The Women and Infants Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese reminds new and expectant mothers about the importance of breastfeeding. World Breastfeeding Week...

 

Pre-Registration Now Open for the Fall 2019 Health Fairs Hosted by...

 August 16, 2019

(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Fall Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each from...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital awarded Hospital Accreditation from the...

 July 29, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®  for its Hospital, Home Care, and Behavioral Health...

 

Back to School Health Tips from Local HSHS Hospitals

 July 26, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – As the remaining days of summer end and a new school year begins, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family in...

 

Oncology Wellness Program at Breese Hospital Helps Improve Quality...

 July 23, 2019

(Breese, IL) – Many advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.  Yet sadly, many cancer survivors, after surviving their disease, are unable to return to their pre...

 

Fairs and Festival Fun – How to Stay Safe This Summer

 July 15, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – Summers are synonymous with fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, and carnivals.  Good music, tasty food, and fun rides and games at these events draw...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division Hospitals Honors Program Graduates

 July 10, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS Southern Illinois Division (SID) hospitals recently held a Professional Development Transition Ceremony and reception for 12 Registered Nurses who completed the RN...

 

Know Your Medicare Benefits Seminar Offered on July 18

 July 3, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – The community is invited to a “Know Your Medicare Benefits” seminar on Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. in the Sullivan Room at HSHS St. Joseph...

 

Free Screenings for Hypertension and Diabetes to be Held July 30

 July 2, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese welcomes the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile® to the Breese Knights of Columbus Hall on Tuesday, July 30....

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Auxiliary Donates Over $30,000 to...

 July 2, 2019

(Breese, IL) – The Auxiliary of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese donated $31,141 for new equipment and technology to be purchased. Three hospital departments will receive new...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive a $10 voucher on July 11 at HSHS St...

 June 27, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 11, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese honors colleagues for years of...

 June 25, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese recently held colleague celebration events during Hospital Week, honoring the service of all St. Joseph’s colleagues or Hospital...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division Hospitals Honors Program Graduates

 June 25, 2019

(O’FALLON, IL) – HSHS Southern Illinois Division (SID) hospitals recently held a Professional Development Transition Ceremony and reception for 12 Registered Nurses who completed...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives an ‘A’ for Patient...

 June 20, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The...

 

Diabetes Support Group to host Summer Fun

 June 19, 2019

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, July 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese achieves Five-Star Rating for...

 June 13, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has received a five-star rating for patient experience from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the top score in the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Nurse Receives DAISY Award

 June 3, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Recently, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese awarded Mona Henrichs, RN, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of The DAISY Foundation's...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Announces Parkinson’s Disease...

 May 30, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Outpatient Rehabilitation Department now offers Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG and LOUD Programs.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals to Launch New Epic Electronic Health...

 May 30, 2019

(BREESE AND HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland will soon go live with Epic, a new electronic health record (EHR) system as part of their ongoing...

 

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

 May 21, 2019

(Breese, Highland, Greenville IL) – May, when plants and trees release pollen into the air, is the peak season for asthma and allergies.  Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese ER partners with tele-stroke...

 May 14, 2019

Milestone celebrated on “National Stroke Month” Since 2015, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has been a member of an emergency room tele-stroke network launched by Hospital...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals celebrating colleagues during National...

 May 13, 2019

(Breese, Highland, Greenville IL) – National Hospital Week is being celebrated nationwide May 12-18. HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in...

 

HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine and HSHS Medical Group...

 May 3, 2019

Ensure your athletes are ready for the upcoming sports seasons by registering your son or daughter for free sports physicals offered by HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine and HSHS Medical...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive voucher for a free T-shirt

 May 3, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, May 15, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals Hosting Open Interviews for Registered Nurses...

 April 29, 2019

(Breese, Greenville, Highland, IL)  – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville are hosting open interview days for registered...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division honors RN Residents at Transition...

 April 25, 2019

(O’FALLON, IL) – HSHS Southern Illinois Division (SID) hospitals recently held an RN Residency Transition Ceremony and reception for six Registered Nurses who completed the RN...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Invites Community to a Kids...

 April 19, 2019

Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to attend their Kids Safety Fair event on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at Central Community High School in...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Donates 70 Easter Baskets

 April 15, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese donated 70 Easter baskets to BCMW in Breese, the Hispanic Ministries for the Belleville Diocese and St. Vincent DePaul.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division Hospitals showcase at State Capitol...

 April 12, 2019

(SPRINGFIELD, IL) – A number of quality improvement initiatives undertaken by HSHS Southern Illinois Division hospitals were on display in the State Capitol on April 3 as part of the...

 

Offering comfort to others: Two Families donate CuddleCot to HSHS...

 April 4, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – Losing a baby is one of the hardest things a family can go through.  The Ruholl family of Teutopolis, IL lost their son, Daniel Anthony, on October 16, 2017 and the...

 

HSHS Home Care and Hospice “Crams the Car” with Canned Goods for...

 March 29, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois recently teamed up with several local organizations to “Cram the...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals are Raising Awareness during National...

 March 25, 2019

(Breese, Greenville, Highland, IL)  – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville are educating the community about nutrition and the...

 

Illinois among Highest Rates of Colorectal Cancer in the United States

 March 25, 2019

(Breese, IL) – In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, HSHS Medical Group & HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese want to remind you that of the cancers affecting...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division Ministries express thanks to area...

 March 25, 2019

(Breese, Highland, Greenville IL) – Medical providers will be honored at health care organizations throughout the country March 30, 2019 during National Doctors’ Day.  This annual...

 

HSHS Athletes Advantage Trainers honored during National Athletic...

 March 12, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – The Certified Athletic Trainers of HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in...

 

Health Care Education offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital

 March 12, 2019

(Breese, IL) – On April 4, 2019, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is hosting Knowledge is Power, a free health care education seminar open to all disciplines within long-term care and...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital to celebrate Feast of St. Joseph with...

 March 8, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to enjoy a Simple Soup Lunch at the hospital on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Recognized by The Chartis Center...

 February 27, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, Illinois was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center...

 

Presenting Blood Donors receive voucher to the IMPACT store on...

 February 26, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Thursday, March 7, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Women and Infants Center receives re-designation...

 February 26, 2019

(BREESE, IL)— HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce that it has received Level II Perinatal Care Facility re-designation in affiliation with the Southern Illinois Perinatal...

 

Diabetes Wellness Workshop Series offered by HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 February 22, 2019

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is launching their first interactive Diabetes Wellness Workshop series, providing a variety of education to live well with diabetes

 

Hospital Sisters Health System celebrates 40 years of incorporation

 February 13, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is commemorating the 40th anniversary of its incorporation, which took place on December 26, 1978.  A celebration was...

 

Pre-Registration Now Open for the Spring 2019 Health Fairs Hosted...

 February 12, 2019

(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Spring Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese honors nurses with inaugural...

 February 4, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese recently awarded Calista Dothager, RN, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®. The award is part of the DAISY...

 

Community invited to “Cram the Cars” with Canned Goods for Matthew...

 January 31, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS  Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois is teaming up with several community organizations to &ldquo...

 

USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant award benefits HSHS...

 January 28, 2019

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is excited to announce that they will be one of the beneficiaries of a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning...

 

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counsellor Onsite at HSHS St....

 January 25, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – Beginning February 8, 2019, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland will have a State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor onsite the second Friday...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals Stress Snow Shoveling Safety

 January 18, 2019

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – Winter is here and snow has already covered many regions of the United States. With the approaching snow event expected for the southcentral Illinois area...

 

MDsave and HSHS St. Joseph's Breese partner to help patients save...

 January 7, 2019

MDsave and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Greenville are working together to help local residents without insurance save money and get more of the medical...

 

New Year's Baby welcomed for 2019

 January 4, 2019

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese proudly welcomed Jackson Brandon Renth as the first baby born at the hospital in 2019. 

 

Convenient Care Clinics to open in Carlyle and New Baden

 January 3, 2019

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is renaming their Immediate Care clinic in Carlyle and their Health Center in New Baden. On January 14, 2019, both locations will open as HSHS St. Joseph...

 

Radon Detection Education Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 January 3, 2019

(BREESE, IL) –­­ HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has partnered with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the American Lung Association to provide education and...

 

Most popular baby names at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Women...

 December 28, 2018

(Breese, IL) – A name says something about a person – noble, kind, charitable or simply derived from another name. Below are the top five baby boy and baby girl names at St. Joseph...

 

Diabetes Support Group will Discuss Spirituality and Mood on...

 December 26, 2018

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

Community invited to view dozens of nativity sets at HSHS St...

 December 21, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to come view dozens of unique nativity sets from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the hospital’s...

 

Jed Driemeyer named Director of Human Resources for HSHS Southern...

 December 18, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are pleased to...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives Two 2018 Press Ganey Awards

 December 12, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce it has been named a 2018 Pinnacle of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives 2018 Press Ganey Awards

 December 12, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce it has been named a 2018 Pinnacle of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Press Ganey...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division honors 27 RN Resident graduates

 December 10, 2018

(Breese, Highland, IL) – HSHS Southern Illinois Division (SID) hospitals recently held the 28th RN Residency Transition Ceremony and reception for 27 Registered Nurses who...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals to Host Giving Tree Breakfast Events

 November 28, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are each hosting a Giving...

 

Local HSHS Hospitals Donate V-Watches to Highland Pierron Volunteer...

 November 19, 2018

(HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville recently donated two V-Watches to the Highland Pierron Fire Department. A V...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives an ‘A’ for Patient...

 November 12, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes St....

 

Local HSHS Foundations Celebrate Giving Tuesday

 November 12, 2018

The HSHS Holy Family Foundation in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundations in Breese and Highland have joined the global Giving Tuesday effort and ask their communities to...

 

Hospital Sisters Health System Receives ‘Most Wired’ Award

 November 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.— The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) designated Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) for 2018 Most Wired recognition for the second...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Outpatient Lab Hours Change...

 November 5, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – Effective November 12, the Outpatient Lab hours at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be changing.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals to Host Veterans Day Services

 November 2, 2018

BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Greenville and HSHS St Joseph’s Hospital Highland will be hosting Veterans Day Prayer...

 

Blood Drive on November 12 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 November 1, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Monday, November 12, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital...

 

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event Hosted at HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 October 31, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – On Saturday, November 17, certified application counselors will be available by appointment only at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland to help...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese shares tips about choosing your...

 October 25, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care that is easily accessible and affordable.  As part of a health...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Share Walk raises funds for Angel of...

 October 24, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – On Saturday, October 13, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s local Share Group and Auxiliary held the Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope at Germantown’s...

 

Breese Diabetes Support Group Holiday Meeting to be held November 5...

 October 18, 2018

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, November 5, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

Feast on Fitness 5K Run/Walk to collect food for local families

 October 1, 2018

On Saturday November 3, HSHS Athletes Advantage will host their annual Feast on Fitness 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run at St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese. Participants are asked to...

 

Reservations are open for October 10th Look Good, Feel Better...

 September 28, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce the fall session of Look Good, Feel Better®. The fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois hospital’s encourages discussions about the...

 September 26, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL)  – With students back in school and fall sports in high-gear, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, HSHS Holy Family in...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese Diabetes Education Program Merits ADA...

 September 25, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital diabetes self-management education program in Breese has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois hospital’s recognizes Sepsis Awareness Month

 September 25, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE HIGHLAND, IL)  – September marks Sepsis Awareness Month, dedicated to putting a spotlight on the third leading cause of death in the U.S. – sepsis.

 

Emergency Parking entrance temporarily relocated

 September 18, 2018

As the construction of the roundabout progresses, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s Emergency department parking lot entrance will be temporarily relocated for approximately two weeks...

 

Children’s Car Seat Safety Check to be held Saturday, September 29

 September 17, 2018

On Saturday, September 29 from 9am to 1pm, HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese invites all parents, grandparents, or caretakers to a car safety check located in the east employee parking lot behind the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital host Share Walk for Remembrance & Hope...

 September 13, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s local Share Group invites the community to attend the Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope on Saturday, October 13. Check-in will...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award

 September 12, 2018

(Breese, IL) – Baby-Friendly USA, announced that HSHS St. Joseph Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Designated Baby-Friendly Hospital.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals Host Women, Wellness & Wine Event

 September 6, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) –  HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are hosting a women...

 

Beginning August 27, Free Patient Transportation Available through...

 August 22, 2018

(Breese, IL) – Beginning August 27, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will begin offering free transportation to medical appointments and more in Breese. The service will be...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese listed as one of 100 Great Community...

 August 15, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce that it has been included in the Becker's Healthcare's 2018 edition of the 100 Great Community Hospitals...

 

Diabetes Support Group will Discuss How to Eliminate Added Sugars...

 August 15, 2018

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, September 10, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois hospitals encourage back-to-school health...

 August 13, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – As a new school year begins, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville encourage everyone to make the...

 

Pre-Registration Now Open for the Fall 2018 Health Fairs Hosted by...

 August 6, 2018

(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Fall Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each from...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Gala Fundraiser

 August 2, 2018

Breese, IL – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation will host its second annual Gala event on Saturday, September 15, at the Breese American Legion in support of HSHS St. Joseph’s...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese offers walk-in clinic options...

 July 27, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and HSHS Medical Group providers offer two convenient locations in Carlyle and New Baden for the treatment of minor illnesses and...

 

Officers elected, committee chairs named for HSHS St. Joseph...

 July 18, 2018

Election of officers and committee appointments were two of the highlights of the June 28 annual meeting the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.

 

HSHS Southern Illinois hospitals encourage safety when attending...

 July 13, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) – Summers are synonymous with fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, and carnivals.  Good music, tasty food, and fun rides and games at these events draw...

 

Babysitting Class Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 July 2, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be offering a babysitting class on July 25, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Heritage Room.

 

Oncology Wellness Program at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese...

 June 29, 2018

(Breese, IL) – Many advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.  Yet sadly, many cancer survivors, after surviving their disease, are unable to return to their pre...

 

Diabetes Support Group offers Emergency Preparedness Education July...

 June 27, 2018

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, July 9, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

Reservations are open for July 11 Look Good, Feel Better® wellness...

 June 22, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce the summer session of Look Good, Feel Better®. The fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Invites the Community to Celebrate Dr...

 June 20, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is hosting a celebration in honor of Dr. Jonathan Osborn’s 39 years of providing excellent care to the community. Dr. Osborn&rsquo...

 

Clinton County KidneyMobile free screenings to be held July 10

 June 18, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese welcomes the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile® to the Breese Knights of Columbus Hall on Tuesday, July 10....

 

HSHS Hospitals Identify Top Community Health Priorities

 June 15, 2018

(Breese, Greenville, Highland, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville recently conducted its Community Health Needs...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese conducts blessing of new front...

 June 12, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese blessed their new front entrance with a Blessing prayer service held Wednesday, May 9 during National Hospital Week.  The brief...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese honors colleagues for years of...

 May 30, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese recently held colleague celebration events during Hospital Week, honoring the service of all St. Joseph’s colleagues or Hospital...

 

HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine and HSHS Medical Group...

 May 8, 2018

Ensure your athletes are ready for the upcoming sports seasons by registering your son or daughter for free sports physicals offered by HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine and HSHS Medical...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland Invite the Community...

 May 1, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland invite community members to join them for a butterfly release. Butterflies will be released in memory of loved ones on May...

 

Gateway Grizzlies Tickets and T-Shirts for Blood Donors on May 4 at...

 April 27, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Friday, May 4, from noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital&rsquo...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Invites Community to a Kids...

 April 19, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to attend their Kids Safety Fair event on May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Breese Central Community High School...

 

HSHS Southern Illinois Division are Accepting Applications for...

 April 11, 2018

(Highland, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville are accepting applications for their Patient and Family Engagement...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Generates $117.8M Annual Impact...

 April 2, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is a key contributor to the local and state economies, providing steady job growth while improving the health of the residents and...

 

Reserve Your Spot for the Look Good, Feel Better® Wellness Workshop...

 March 23, 2018

(Breese, IL) –HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is hosting the spring session of Look Good, Feel Better®. This fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at...

 

Babysitting Class Offered at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 March 20, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be offering a babysitting class on April 2, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Heritage Room

 

HSHS Home Care and Hospice “Crams the Car” with Canned Goods for...

 March 15, 2018

(Breese, IL) – In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois recently teamed up with several local organizations to &ldquo...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital to celebrate Feast of St. Joseph with...

 March 12, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to enjoy a Simple Soup Lunch at the hospital on Monday, March 19, 2018, in celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph....

 

Health care career students invited to apply for IHA and hospital...

 March 5, 2018

Students in or entering a health care career field are invited to apply for $1,000 scholarships offered by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and the Illinois Hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Celebrates National Catholic...

 March 5, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, 2018. The week is intended to honor the nation’s 47,170 Catholic sisters...

 

Healthcare Foundation Gift Leads to New Friends Van Program at HSHS...

 March 1, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese received a $50,000 (Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese received a $50,000 transportation services...

 

Blood Drive to be Held March 9 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 February 26, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on Friday, March 9, from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. in the hospital...

 

Conference to explore Conflict as a Catalyst for Understanding

 February 22, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Health care providers and students of all disciplines and faith traditions are invited to attend the 2018 Spirituality in Health Care Conference: Conflict as Catalyst...

 

Diabetes Support Group will Feature a Cooking Demonstration

 February 19, 2018

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, March 5, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

When Chest Pain Occurs Always Dial, Never Drive

 February 14, 2018

(O’FALLON, IL) – Each year, 1.2 million Americans will suffer a cardiac emergency. About one third of these patients will die before they reach the hospital for one critical reason: A...

 

Pre-Registration Now Open for the Spring 2018 Health Fairs Hosted...

 February 6, 2018

(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Spring Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese offering “Open Up Your Heart to...

 February 6, 2018

(Breese, IL) – To recognize February as American Heart Month and to encourage people to take steps to improve their heart health, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be offering two ...

 

Community invited to “Cram the Cars” with Canned Goods for Matthew...

 February 5, 2018

(BREESE, IL) – In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS  Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois is teaming up with several community organizations to &ldquo...

 

Newborns leave in Christmas Stockings thanks to HSHS St. Joseph...

 January 31, 2018

The Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese presented parents delivering during December in the hospital’s Women and Infants Center with a special gift – a bright red...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary to host Used Book Fair...

 January 26, 2018

Over 36,000 used books and other items, including DVDs, CDs, books on CD, records, puzzles, games and sheet music will be featured at the 16th annual Used Book Fair and Bake Sale sponsored by...

 

Local Hospitals Collecting Used Hearing Aids

 January 25, 2018

(BREESE, GREENVILLE, HIGHLAND, IL) –January 24 marked the Feast day of St. Francis de Sales, the Patron Saint of the Deaf.  Honored as a saint in the Catholic Church, St. Francis de...

 

Two Orthopedic Surgeons specializing in sports medicine and spine...

 January 18, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital  Breese is pleased to welcome two new providers to the hospital’s Medical Staff. Joseph M. Ajdinovich, MD. and Jonathan Workman, DO,...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital achieves five-star rating from Centers...

 January 16, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese has received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the top score in the federal agency’s...

 

Services Scheduled to Begin at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese...

 January 10, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce the opening of their Outpatient Surgery and Treatment Center. Services are scheduled to start at 5 a.m. on...

 

New Year’s Baby of 2018 born at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese

 January 2, 2018

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese proudly welcomed Esme Marie Findley as the first baby born at the hospital in 2018.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese adjusts visiting guidelines due...

 December 29, 2017

(Breese, IL) – With flu activity now classified as widespread in Illinois, visitors to HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese are reminded of the important role everyone plays in guarding...

 

Breese Diabetes Support Group Meeting to be held January 8

 December 28, 2017

(Breese, IL) – The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, January 8, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

“Give a Pint, Get a Pint” root beer mugs to be offered at hospital...

 December 27, 2017

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, January 11, from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

Reservations are open for January 10 Look Good, Feel Better...

 December 20, 2017

(Breese, IL) –The winter session of Look Good, Feel Better®, a fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at any facility, will be Wednesday, January 10, from 6 to...

 

Community invited to view dozens of nativity sets at HSHS St...

 December 18, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to come view dozens of unique nativity sets from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 7 in the hospital’s...

 

Ashley Gramann named Manager of Communications for HSHS Southern...

 December 11, 2017

(Breese, IL) – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) Southern Illinois Division is pleased to announce that Ashley Gramann was recently named the Manager of Communications within the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s offering Christmas Wreath Silent Auction to raise...

 December 5, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Mission Committee is holding their annual Christmas Wreath Silent Auction to share the Christmas spirit, allowing colleagues to demonstrate...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation in Breese Promotes Local Giving Tuesday

 November 20, 2017

Breese, IL – HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation in Breese has joined the global Giving Tuesday effort and asks the community to consider donating to HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s invites community to free presentation...

 November 13, 2017

(Breese, IL) – All of us experience losses throughout our lives. Whether it is a loss of a job, a loved one, or the loss of our health, managing these losses can be complicated and disruptive...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese unveils New Outpatient Surgery...

 November 13, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese ceremonially unveiled their new Outpatient Surgery Center on Thursday, November 9, with a Blessing and Dedication Mass led by...

 

Community invited to Open House for new Outpatient Surgery Center...

 November 6, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to welcome community members to attend the Public Open House and Tours of their new Outpatient Surgery Center on Sunday...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Receives 2017 Press Ganey...

 November 1, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce it has been named a 2017 Pinnacle of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Maintains Straight “A’s” for...

 October 31, 2017

(BREESE, IL – October 31, 2017) – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, announced updated Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and awarded...

 

Earn a free shirt at hospital’s November 13 blood drive

 October 25, 2017

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive on Monday, November 13, from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's SHARE and Auxiliary host Walk for Remembrance on...

 October 17, 2017

Almost 400 moms and dads, kids, family members, friends and HSHS St. Joseph-Breese colleagues, Auxiliary members and Share representatives attended the first annual Walk for Remembrance and Hope...

 

Illinois Telehealth Network Receives Partnership for a Connected...

 October 17, 2017

On November 9, the Illinois Telehealth Network (ITN) will be honored with a ​statewide Excellence in Telehealth Leadership Award for Improved Care for Underserved...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Auxiliary offers used book and Bake Sale

 October 13, 2017

With fall here and the holiday season approaching, the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese will now have used books, puzzles, DVDs and occasionally baked goods for sale from 9 a...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation Breese launches Capital Campaign for...

 October 3, 2017

In fall 2016, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese broke ground on a $9.5 million expansion of an Outpatient Surgery Center.  This is the hospital’s first expansion of this magnitude...

 

Reservations are open for October 11 Cancer Care session in Breese

 September 29, 2017

The fall session of Look Good, Feel Better®, a fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at any facility, will be Wednesday, October 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Auxiliary hosts benefit walk September 9

 September 19, 2017

Beautiful weather greeted the dozen-plus walkers Saturday, Sept. 9, at the annual Walk-a-thon sponsored by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese to benefit the...

 

HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Reopen New...

 September 17, 2017

(New Baden, Illinois) HSHS Medical Group and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese are excited to announce the reopening of their clinic in New Baden, now called HSHS St. ...

 

Community invited to welcome new HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese...

 September 11, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites community members to join them in welcoming Chris Klay, new St. Joseph’s President and CEO, during a reception on...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomes “Put Your Best Foot Forward...

 September 5, 2017

“Put Your Best Foot Forward” will be the topic for the Monday, September 11 meeting of the HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese Diabetes Support Group at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s...

 

HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois offering training to become an HSHS...

 September 5, 2017

(BREESE, IL) – Are you a person who enjoys helping others, and bringing peace and comfort to those in need? Then HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois would like you to consider joining their...

 

CEO Paulette Evans’ farewell celebrates more than four decades of...

 September 5, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital celebrated Paulette Evans, RN, MSN, and a career that spans more than 42 years.

 

Orthopedic Surgeons to join HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Medical Staff

 August 24, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital - Breese is pleased to welcome three new providers to the hospital’s Medical Staff. Dr. Peter Bonutti, Dr. Didi Omiyi and Nick Williams...

 

Registration due Sept. 1 for St. Joseph Share and Auxiliary walk...

 August 21, 2017

The Share group at HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese with the hospital Auxiliary will host a Walk for Remembrance and Hope Saturday, Oct. 7, at Germantown’s Schoendienst Park.

 

Earn a free shirt at hospital’s September 1 blood drive

 August 21, 2017

To earn a voucher for a football themed t-shirt representing the team of your choice and a chance to win a $2500 vacation package, present to donate blood at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital...

 

Trenton man wins black and white quilt on June 21 hospital...

 August 15, 2017

Quilters and Auxilians from HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese, (from left) Ann Olliges, Evie Pakosta, Janice Gebke, Jeanette Beckmann, Dolores Voss and Theodora Wilke, were on hand in the...

 

Hospital announces August 23 Walk With a Dietitian at the HealthPlex

 August 15, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host the monthly Walk With a Doc program on Wednesday, August 23, from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. on the indoor walking track at the air-conditioned...

 

Breese hospital Fall Health Fairs scheduled, forms available

 August 8, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will offer Health Fair screenings this fall in four communities, each from 6-10 a.m. Although walk-ins are welcome, preregistration is requested and speeds...

 

Clinton County KidneyMobile screenings to be August 30

 August 3, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese welcomes the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile® to the Breese Knights of Columbus Hall on Wednesday, August 30. A series of free...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese reminds mothers about the benefits of...

 August 3, 2017

Breese, IL -- During National Breastfeeding Month, the Women & Infants Center at HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese reminds new and expectant mothers about the importance of breastfeeding.

 

HSHS Announces Appointment of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese...

 August 2, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, IL (August 2, 2017) – HSHS today announced the appointment of Chris Klay to serve as President and CEO of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, IL.  Mr. Klay...

 

Breese woman wins Noah’s Ark quilt at hospital Auxiliary raffle

 August 2, 2017

Sally Reiss (seated) of Breese was doubly surprised she won the 34-inch by 43-inch cross-stitched Noah’s Ark quilt on the June 21 raffle sponsored by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph...

 

Stroke Support Group to meet August 15 at HealthPlex

 August 1, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on Tuesday, August 15, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the HealthPlex Conference Room. The HealthPlex is located north of...

 

A free workshop for those with chronic conditions begins August 17

 August 1, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is working with AgeSmart Community Resources to offer a free, chronic disease self-management workshop starting August 17. The Live Well Be Well series is...

 

Construction Update

 July 26, 2017

The $9.4 million Outpatient Surgery project includes a 13,880 square-foot addition to house 17 ambulatory surgery prep/recovery rooms, 4 infusion rooms, support space, consult rooms, waiting areas,...

 

Noah’s Ark quilt featured on Sept. 22 HSHS St. Joseph-Breese Aux...

 July 21, 2017

A 36-inch by 58-inch Noah’s Ark quilt will be one of two quilts featured on the Friday, Sept. 22, raffle sponsored by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

 

Hospital fair parade float takes 3rd for best theme

 July 21, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese had a winner with this 2017 Clinton County Fair Parade float depicting the dam at Carlyle Lake, complete with running water.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital introduces Lymphedema Therapy Services...

 July 20, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to introduce lymphedema treatment, information, education and support.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation Hosts Inaugural Gala Fundraiser

 July 19, 2017

Breese, IL – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation will host its first Gala event on Friday, September 15, at Hidden Lake Winery in support of HSHS St...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese Installs 3D Mammography

 July 19, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese has upgraded its mammography equipment to include SenoClaire, GE Healthcare’s breast tomosynthesis solution designed with three-dimensional imaging technology...

 

Hospital announces July 26th Walk With a Doc at the HealthPlex

 July 17, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Walk With a Doc program on Wednesday, July 26, from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. on the indoor walking track at the air-conditioned HealthPlex...

 

Hospital Sisters Health System Named 2017 Most Wired

 July 13, 2017

(SPRINGFIELD, IL) – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) has been named “Most Wired” by the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the...

 

New Baden Office Update

 July 7, 2017

The New Baden offices of Clinton County Rural Health affiliated with HSHS Medical Group and Immediate Care 365, located at 211 East Hanover, are temporarily closed.

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital's Auxiliary elects officers and...

 July 6, 2017

Election of officers and appointment of committee chairpersons are two of the highlights of the annual meeting of the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

 

2017 St. Joseph's Hospital's Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship Winners

 July 6, 2017

Grants of $1,000 each were presented to 15 healthcare career students by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese during the organization’s annual meeting Thursday, June 22, at...

 

Reservations are open for July 12 Cancer Care session in Breese

 June 27, 2017

The summer session of Look Good, Feel Better®, a fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at any facility, will be Wednesday, July 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., in...

 

Breese Diabetes Support Group to discuss restaurant strategies July 10

 June 20, 2017

The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group (DSG) will take place Monday, July 10, at 6:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital. This session will provide the...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital celebrates Healthcare Risk Management...

 June 16, 2017

Join HSHS in celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week June 19-23, 2017. This annual campaign from the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, raises awareness about the critical role...

 

Free Grizzlies tickets at July 5 blood drive

 June 15, 2017

For a pair of Gateway Grizzlies baseball tickets and voucher for a $10 gift card, present to donate blood at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese on Wednesday, July 5. Mississippi Valley...

 

Stroke Support Group to meet June 20 at HealthPlex

 June 9, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on Tuesday, June 20, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the HealthPlex Conference Room.

 

Hospital Auxiliary has new schedule for used book sales

 June 6, 2017

The Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s in Breese has announced a change in the schedule for the sale of used books, puzzles, DVDs, sometimes baked goods and other items that had been offered...

 

Free Senior program “Strategies for Staying Positive” offered June 28

 June 6, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites senior citizens, as well as those who care for a loved one or an older population of clients, to another in a series of free dinner presentations...

 

Biathlon canceled

 May 30, 2017

The annual Kicks and Spokes Biathlon has been canceled for 2017 due to the low number of pre-registered participants.

 

Physical Therapy offered in New Baden

 May 30, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to introduce physical therapist Meaghan Weedon, DPT, and physical therapy assistant Julie Varel, PTA, to the residents of New Baden and...

 

Mental health outreach offered at Breese hospital June 14

 May 23, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to a free educational program on Wed., June 14 at 5:00 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. The Social Services department will host the...

 

A free workshop for those with chronic conditions

 May 8, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is working with AgeSmart Community Resources to offer a free, chronic disease self-management workshop starting June 5.

 

Hospital Sisters Health System Tele-Stroke program helps over 1,500...

 May 4, 2017

(Springfield, IL) – May is National Stroke Month, a month dedicated to raise awareness about the nation’s third leading cause of death and leading cause of disability.

 

Kinesio Taping offered through St. Joseph’s Breese Rehab

 April 25, 2017

(Breese, IL) – In conjunction to physical and/or occupational therapy, kinesiology taping can help provide optimal outcomes with improved function and less pain in acute and chronic...

 

Junior High Athletes invited to gain competitive edge at YAE

 April 25, 2017

(Breese, IL) – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine staff will host a conditioning program this summer for student athletes. Those entering the 7th...

 

Breese Diabetes Support Group to meet May 8

 April 25, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Diabetes Support Group meeting on Monday, May 8 at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s Heritage Room.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland Receive National...

 April 25, 2017

BREESE and HIGHLAND, IL – In recognition for successful programs to reduce their environmental impact, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in...

 

Get free baseball shirt and tickets at St. Joseph’s May 5th blood...

 April 17, 2017

When it comes to baseball, do you bleed red? Or do you bleed blue? To let the world know for sure, “Step up to the Plate” and donate blood at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital...

 

Spring “Happiest Baby” and “Happiest Toddler” classes scheduled

 April 17, 2017

“Happiest Baby” and “Happiest Toddler” classes, co-sponsored by the HSHS St. Joseph Breese Women & Infants Center and Community Link’s First Step Program in Breese...

 

St. Joseph’s Breese Achieves Straight “A’s” for Patient Safety in...

 April 14, 2017

April 12, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, today announced new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and...

 

Biathlon scheduled for June 4 in Breese

 April 10, 2017

Have you started training for the Kicks-n-Spokes Biathlon? HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and the Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine program, in partnership with the Clinton County YMCA...

 

Stroke Support Group to meet April 18 at HealthPlex

 April 10, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on Tuesday, April 18, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the HealthPlex Conference Room.

 

Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF to receive Catholic Health Association...

 March 29, 2017

Springfield, IL – For a lifetime of contributions to the Catholic health ministry, Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF, Chair, Hospital Sisters Ministries, will receive the “Lifetime...

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese expresses thanks to area physicians in...

 March 28, 2017

Medical providers will be honored at health care organizations throughout the country March 30, 2017 during National Doctors’ Day.

 

Program on Women’s Urinary Incontinence at the HealthPlex April 11

 March 28, 2017

Maggie Timmermann will host a presentation on Tuesday, April 11, from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. at the HealthPlex in Breese, to help women understand and overcome urinary incontinence.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese Named as 2017 Top 100 Rural & Community...

 March 6, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese in Clinton County, IL, was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The...

 

Hospital to celebrate Feast of St. Joseph with Soup Supper to...

 March 4, 2017

The community is invited to enjoy a Simple Soup Supper at the hospital on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph.

 

Health care career students invited to apply for IHA, hospital...

 March 3, 2017

Students in or entering a health care career field are invited to apply for $1,000 scholarships offered by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and the Illinois Hospital...

 

New Baden Immediate Care 365 will be closed February 25 and...

 February 23, 2017

New Baden Immediate Care 365 will be closed this weekend, Saturday, Feb 25 and Sunday, Feb 26, 2017.

 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon...

 February 21, 2017

(BREESE, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, in partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, celebrated their new neonatal care telemedicine partnership with a brief ribbon...

 

Eight-pointed star quilt on raffle by St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary

 February 17, 2017

A 90-inch by 109-inch mauve and blue 20-block quilt in an eight-pointed star pattern is one of two quilts on the Monday, March 20, raffle sponsored by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s in...

 

Former Hospital Administrator Dies

 February 10, 2017

Sister Mary Anthony Menting, SCSC, age 85, of Merrill, WI, administrator at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese from 1971-1992, died Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Bell Tower Residence...

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital is offering a free Valentine's Day blood...

 February 9, 2017

Free blood pressure checks will be available from 8 to 9 a.m. on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese Emergency Room triage area.

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital offers Basic Life Support Class

 February 9, 2017

The next Heartsaver Basic Life Support class is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.

 

Stroke Support Group to meet February 21 at HealthPlex

 February 9, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on Tuesday, February 21, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the HealthPlex Conference Room.

 

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese Welcomes Nephrology Specialist

 February 6, 2017

(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Bassim Assioun, nephrologist, to their visiting specialist team. Dr. Assioun will now...

 

Health care career students invited to apply for $1,000 IHA...

 January 26, 2017

The Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation (IHREF)/Constituency of Volunteers (CoV) Scholarship Fund, with Volunteer Services at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, is again...

 

Steady crowd attends hospital’s Franciscan Nativity Showcase

 January 26, 2017

More than 75 people attended the Franciscan Sunday & Nativity Showcase event held between noon and 2pm on Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 8, in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese.

 

Smithboro Family Welcomes St. Joseph’s Breese New Year’s Baby

 January 6, 2017

The first baby born at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese (SJB) in 2017 was not due until January 16. Instead, the hospital’s New Year’s celebrity, Irene Grace Kircher, made her...

 

Look Good Feel Better session scheduled for January 11

 January 4, 2017

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will host a fun, free event on Wed., January 11 from 6 to 8 p.m at the HealthPlex for any woman undergoing treatment for cancer. 2017 sessions are also...

 

Trenton woman wins baby quilt on Dec. 21 hospital Auxiliary raffle

 January 4, 2017

Rita Pierce of Trenton had an unexpected surprise this Christmas – her ticket was drawn for the 38-inch by 55-inch pastel cross-stitched baby quilt on the Dec. 21 raffle sponsored by the...

 

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