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May
27,
2020
| 05:04 PM America/Chicago
When Wayne Lenover dropped a pair of boots he was carrying, he didn’t think anything of it. He was also ready to look past a numbing sensation in his face and hand. But when he fell in front of his wife Kathy and brother Earl, they realized as they
May
15,
2020
| 04:44 PM America/Chicago
The new normal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will require many learning new ways to venture out in public as businesses re-open. Many places will encourage or require people to wear masks to cover their nose and mouth, which can be
May
08,
2020
| 04:23 PM America/Chicago
During the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the drive of OSF HealthCare has remained the same: to provide quality health care to everyone who needs it, while keeping our patients, their families and our Mission Partners as safe as
May
06,
2020
| 01:50 AM America/Chicago
As the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down large segments of the U.S. through stay-at-home orders, there is growing concern that important medical procedures, like childhood immunizations, are being missed. With renewed attention to immunizations as
Little Company of Mary hospital was up against it when the coronavirus hit. Then central Illinois nurses came to the rescue.opens in new window
The Chicago Tribune shares the story of OSF nurse Shelby Voyles. Shelby volunteered to work the overnight shift in the intensive care unit at OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center, a 298-bed hospital serving a portion of southern Cook County hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 outbreak.
15
May
2020
www.chicagotribune.com
Written on Their Faces: A Chicago Tribune Photo Essay of OSF HealthCare Frontline Workersopens in new window
The Chicago Tribune published a photo essay that highlights the faces on the front lines dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care heroes from two Chicago-area hospitals, including OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary, shared the experience of treating those facing down a serious health threat.
08
May
2020
www.chicagotribune.com
OSF Expert Explains the Importance of the Stay at Home Orderopens in new window
OSF HealthCare Director of Infection Prevention and Control Lori Grooms explains the importance of following Stay at Home orders to help flatten the curve or increase in the spread of COVID-19.
08
May
2020
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"Roger and Friends" Radio Show Interviews Dr. John Vozenilek about new Pandemic Health Worker programopens in new window
Radio Host Roger Monroe of WAZU interviews Dr. John Vozenilek, VP/Chief Medical Officer for OSF Innovation and Saint Gabriel Digital Health for OSF HealthCare. Dr. Vozenilek explains a new OSF collaboration with the state of Illinois for a home monitoring program using specially trained pandemic health workers.
20
Apr
2020
www.facebook.com
"At Issue" on WTVP TV features a panel including Dr. John Vozenilek, VP-Chief Medical Officer OSF Innovation and Saint Gabriel Digital Health, OSF HealthCareopens in new window
Host H. Wayne Wilson directs questions from social media during this live, one-hour broadcast that included OSF Innovation leader Dr. John Vozenilek and other health care leaders. Questions include can the novel coronavirus change like the flu each season, can a person be reinfected, and where can people struggling with mental health issues find resources.
20
Apr
2020
www.wtvp.org