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St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland remind community members that National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 27. 

The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group will take place November 5

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 bring a non-perishable food item to help feed local families on Thanksgiving.

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce the fall session of Look Good, Feel Better® on October 10

With students back in school and fall sports in high-gear, St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, Holy Family in Greenville and HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine encourages parents to talk to their children about the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs, including steroids.

Know the signs can save a life

St. Joseph’s Hospital diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association.

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, starting Monday, September 17, 2018. Watch for signage on Jamestown Road.

St. Joseph’s Hospital will hold their semi-annual Children’s Car Seat Safety Check on September 29

St. Joseph’s Hospital;s local Share Group invites the community to attend the Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope on October 13

Baby-Friendly USA, announced that St. Joseph Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Designated Baby-Friendly Hospital.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, Holy Family Hospital Greenville and St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are hosting a women’s wellness event on September 27 at Copper Dock winery in Pocahontas
 

Beginning August 27, St. Joseph’s Hospital will begin offering free transportation to medical appointments and more in Breese.

The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place September 10

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce that it has been included in the Becker's Healthcare's 2018 edition of the 100 Great Community Hospitals of 2018. 

As a new school year begins, St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family in Greenville encourage everyone to make the health and safety of your family a priority.

Pre-registration is open for St. Joseph’s Hospital's upcoming Fall Health Fair screenings.

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

The HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation will host its second annual Gala event on Saturday, September 15

St. Joseph’s Hospital and HSHS Medical Group providers offer two convenient locations in Carlyle and New Baden for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries.

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

Summers are synonymous with fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, and carnivals.  Good music, tasty food, and fun rides and games at these events draw large crowds every summer.v

 St. Joseph’s Hospital will be offering a babysitting class on July 25

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinton County YMCA can assist those undergoing cancer treatments through their Oncology Wellness Program

The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take July 9 in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce the summer session of Look Good, Feel Better®

St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting a celebration in honor of Dr. Osborn’s 39 years of providing excellent care to the community

St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomes the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile® to the Breese Knights of Columbus Hall on July 10

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville conduct triennial Community Health Needs Assessment

St. Joseph’s Hospital blessed their new front entrance with a Blessing prayer service held May 9 during National Hospital Week. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital  recently held colleague celebration events during Hospital Week

Online registration required, opening May 14

St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland invite community members to join them for a butterfly release.

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on May 4

St. Joseph’s Hospital invites the community to attend their Kids Safety Fair event on May 12

St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and Holy Family Hospital in Greenville are accepting applications for their Patient and Family Engagement Council.

Employs 356 full-time equivalent professionals; generates additional 468 jobs for the community

St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting the spring session of Look Good, Feel Better®. 

Medical providers will be honored at health care organizations throughout the country March 30, 2018 during National Doctors’ Day.  

St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese will be offering a babysitting class on April 2

HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois recently teamed up with several local organizations to “Cram the Car” with non-perishable food items for the Matthew 25 Ecumenical Food Pantry

St. Joseph’s Hospital invites the community to enjoy a Simple Soup Lunch on March 19

St. Joseph’s Hospital is celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14. 

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 Research and Educational Foundation.

St. Joseph’s Hospital received a $50,000 charitable gift designated for medical transportation services from the Healthcare Foundation.

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center are hosting a blood drive on March 9

The 2018 Spirituality in Health Care Conference to be held at the Chiara Center April 24

The next meeting of the Diabetes Support Group will take place Monday, March 5

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To recognize February as American Heart Month and to encourage people to take steps to improve their heart health, St. Joseph’s Hospital will be offering two “Open Up Your Heart to Yoga” events

 Pre-registration is open for St. Joseph’s Hospital’s upcoming Spring Health Fair screenings. 

In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS  Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois is teaming up with several community organizations to “Cram the Car” 

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

Over 36,000 used books and other items, including DVDs, CDs, books on CD, records, puzzles, games and sheet music will be featured 

St. Joseph’s Hospital  Breese is pleased to welcome two new providers to the hospital’s Medical Staff. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital has received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the top score in the federal agency’s ratings system.  
 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of their Outpatient Surgery and Treatment Center.

St. Joseph’s Hospital proudly welcomed Esme Marie Findley as the first baby born at the hospital in 2018

With flu activity now classified as widespread in Illinois, visitors to St. Joseph’s Hospital are reminded of the important role everyone plays in guarding patient safety.  

The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group will take place January 8 at St. Joseph’s Hospital 

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive on January 11

The winter session of Look Good, Feel Better®, a fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at any facility, will be January 10

St. Joseph’s Hospital invites the community to come view dozens of unique nativity sets on January 7 

Hospital Sisters Health System Southern Illinois Division is pleased to announce that Ashley Gramann was recently named the Manager of Communications 

St. Joseph’s Hospital Mission Committee is holding their annual Christmas Wreath Silent Auction to share the Christmas spirit

St. Joseph’s Foundation joined the global Giving Tuesday effort and asks the community to consider donating to St. Joseph’s Hospital on this day of giving.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese ceremonially unveiled their new Outpatient Surgery Center 

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St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome community members to attend the Public Open House and Tours of their new Outpatient Surgery Center on November 12. 

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

The Leapfrog Group awarded HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese an elite designation of “Straight As” for its ongoing achievements in patient safety. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive on November 13

Telestroke and Virtual Urgent Care Cited for Improving Care for Underserved Populations

First Annual Walk for Rembrance greeting over 400 participants

With fall here and the holiday season approaching, the Auxiliary at St. Joseph’s Hospital will now have used books, puzzles, DVDs and occasionally baked goods for sale every Thursday 

1 month remains to reach our goal of $1 million Capital Campaign


The fall session of Look Good, Feel Better®, a fun, free, wellness workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment at any facility, will be October 11

Beautiful weather greeted the dozen-plus walkers at the annual Walk-a-thon 

St. Joseph’s Hospital invites community members to join them in welcoming Chris Klay during a reception on September 19

HSHS Medical Group and St. Joseph’s Hospital are excited to announce the reopening of their clinic in New Baden

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

Are you a person who enjoys helping others, and bringing peace and comfort to those in need?

“Put Your Best Foot Forward” will be the topic for the September 11 meeting of the St. Joseph’s Diabetes Support Group 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome three new providers to the hospital’s Medical Staff.

To earn a voucher for a football themed t-shirt representing the team of your choice and a chance to win a $2,500 vacation package, present to donate blood at St. Joseph’s Hospital September 1.

The Share group at St. Joseph’s with the hospital Auxiliary will host a Walk for Remembrance and Hope at Germantown’s Schoendienst Park.

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host the monthly Walk With a Doc program on August 23

Quilters and Auxilians were on hand  when Dan Haselhorst of Trenton picked up the quilt 

St. Joseph’s Hospital will offer Health Fair screenings this fall in four communities, each from 6-10 a.m.

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

St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomes the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile® to the Breese Knights of Columbus Hall on August 30

Sally Reiss of Breese was doubly surprised she won the Noah’s Ark quilt sponsored by the Auxiliary at St. Joseph’s Hospital 

HSHS today announced the appointment of Chris Klay to serve as President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is working with AgeSmart Community Resources to offer a free, chronic disease self-management workshop starting August 17.

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on August 15

The $9.4 million Outpatient Surgery Project update

St. Joseph’s had a winner with this 2017 Clinton County Fair Parade float 

A Noah’s Ark quilt will be one of two quilts featured on the Sept. 22, Auxiliary raffle at St. Joseph’s Hospital

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

St. Joseph’s has upgraded its mammography equipment to include three-dimensional imaging technology. 

St. Joseph’s Foundation will host its first Gala event on September 5 at Hidden Lake Winery.

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Walk With a Doc program on July 26,

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The New Baden offices of Clinton County Rural Health affiliated with HSHS Medical Group and Immediate Care 365 are temporarily closed.


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

Grants of $1,000 each were presented by the Auxiliary at St. Joseph during the organization’s annual meeting.

The summer session of Look Good, Feel Better will be July 12

The next meeting of the Breese Diabetes Support Group will take place July 10

Join HSHS in celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week June 19-23, 2017

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

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on Tuesday, June 20

St. Joseph’s Hospital invites senior citizens, as well as those who care for a loved one or an older population of clients, to a free dinner presentation entitled “Caring for our Greatest Generation.” 

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

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

5/30/2017
Biathlon canceled
The annual Kicks and Spokes Biathlon has been canceled for 2017 due to the low number of pre-registered participants. 

Social Services department will host the event for the general public to promote mental health awareness and education

St. Joseph’s is working with AgeSmart Community Resources to offer a free, chronic disease self-management workshop

Program provides access to neurology specialists that may be more than 100 miles away

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and  St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland both received the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Diabetes Support Group meeting on May 8 in the Heritage Room. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine staff will host a conditioning program this summer for student athletes. 

Kinesiology taping can help provide optimal outcomes with improved function and less pain in acute and chronic conditions

“Happiest Baby” and “Happiest Toddler” classes have been announced for Spring, 2017.

When it comes to baseball, do you bleed red? Or do you bleed blue? 

The Leapfrog Group announced HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital once again earned an “A.” 

Hospital Sisters Health System has been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace of the Year Award as well as the 2017 Workplace Transformation Award. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on April 18 in the HealthPlex Conference Room.

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Athletes Advantage, in partnership with the Clinton County YMCA, will host the annual run/bike event June 4

For a lifetime of contributions to the Catholic health ministry, Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF, will receive the “Lifetime Achievement Award”

A free, fun, event for women undergoing cancer treatment will be hosted in the HealthPlex Conference Room on April 12

Maggie Timmermann will host a presentation to help women understand and overcome urinary incontinence

Medical providers will be honored March 30, 2017 during National Doctors’ Day

St. Joseph’s Hospital will offer Health Fair screenings this spring in four communities

St. Joseph’s Hospital was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health

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

 


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

St. Joseph's Hospital's Outpatient Services (lab and x-ray) in the New Baden office will be open from 9-11am on both days.

St. Joseph’s Hospital, in partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, celebrated their new neonatal care telemedicine partnership with a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony and demonstration.

A full-size quilt is one of two on the March 20 raffle sponsored by the Auxiliary 

Sister Mary Anthony Menting, SCSC, administrator at St. Joseph's Hospital from 1971 - 1992, died in Merrill, WI

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a Stroke Support Group meeting on February 21 

The next Heartsaver Basic Life Support class is scheduled for February 20 at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Free blood pressure checks will be available in Valentine’s Day, in the St. Joseph’s Emergency Room triage area.

HSHS St. Joseph's Auxiliary has alphabet quilt on March 20 raffle.

St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Bassim Assioun to their visiting specialist team

More than 75 people attended the recent Franciscan Sunday & Nativity Showcase event

The Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation/Constituency of Volunteers Scholarship Fund and Volunteer Services at St. Joseph’s Hospital, is offering $1,000 scholarships to students in health care careers

The first baby born at St. Joseph's Hospital in 2017 made her appearance on Tuesday, Jan. 3

St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a fun, free event on January 11 for any woman undergoing treatment for cancer

St.  Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary quilt winner announced

View dozens of unique nativity sets from noon to 2 p.m. on January 8 in the Heritage Room at St. Joseph’s Hospital. 

Make a New Year’s resolution to save lives. Consider donating blood at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Jan. 12

Due to increased cases of influenza, St. Joseph's Hospital is implementing visitor restrictions

St. Joseph’s Hospital will collect unwanted holiday lights for recycling starting Nov. 25, and continuing thru Jan. 6. 

The Breese hospital was also named a Guardian of Excellence Award winner in both Patient Experience and Physician Engagement.

New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog.

St. Joseph’s Hospital is proud to announce that Southern Illinois Dermatology is now seeing patients in the Specialty Clinic suites.


HSHS Medical Group is excited to introduce a video series that features their providers discussing the care they give patients, their specialty, and why they chose to work with HSHS Medical Group.

The official groundbreaking ceremony and blessing for the new ambulatory surgery expansion at St. Joseph’s Hospital was held on October 17.

There’s still time to sign up for the St. Joseph’s Hospital health fairs scheduled in November.

St. Joseph’s Hospital's Immediate Care 365 locations have announced new hours, effective Monday, October 2nd. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital announced that its fall health fair dates have been scheduled, with several improvements made to enhance the patient experience. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital was recognized for its commitment to patient safety and quality with a Quality Excellence Achievement Award from IHA.

A free car seat and booster safety check is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24th at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 12th, the Emergency Room entrance will be moved next to the Patient Registration entrance in the main parking lot. 

“Seven Behaviors for Self Care” will be the topic for the Monday, September 12 meeting.

St. Joseph’s has announced that its Senior Renewal program earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. 

Helipad to be moved temporarily to Specialty Clinic lot.

St. Joseph’s will host its second session of workshops designed to help attendees feel better, live healthier, and improve their quality of life. 

A free diabetes screening and education program for Latinos has been scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, September 20th at the Community Life Center (formerly St. George Grade School) at St. George Catholic Church in New Baden. 

Focused on providing the absolute best care for mothers and their newborns, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Breese is currently working toward the highly-regarded “Baby-Friendly” designation. 

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 new ratings system.  
 
According to CMS, the overall rating summarizes up to 64 quality measures, reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, such as heart attacks or pneumonia. The overall rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the country. HSHS St. Joseph’s – Breese was the only hospital in the St. Louis area to receive five stars. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital will honor August 1-7 as World Breastfeeding Week, a designation recognized in 49 countries as well as by UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

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Ashley Gramann
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Terriann Tharp
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Phone: 217-347-1275
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