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Presence Health is one of the largest health systems in Illinois, serving communities across the state. With more than 150 sites of care, there are always new stories to share. Here’s a look at the latest.

Recent News

Presence St. Mary's to Host Sleep Support Group Meeting
Jan 28 2015
Presence St. Mary’s Sleep Diagnostic Centre and Walgreen’s Sleep & Respiratory Services present the River Valley Sleep Disorder Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2014 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Presence St. Mary’s MedCentre North Community Room in Bourbonnais.
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Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center to host Heart Health Basics 101
Jan 27 2015
Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center is hosting a free, 4-part series called Heart Health Basics 101. Learn the four steps to heart health basics with our clinical dietitian, Kara Carr, RD, LDN.
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First Step - One Woman's Key to a Better Quality of Life
Jan 20 2015
Longtime Presence St. Mary’s Hospital employee, Nancy Stevenson, retired from her career in EKG and now volunteers for the hospital two days a week. Within the last two years, Nancy has had multiple surgeries that have prevented her from maintaining an exercise routine. When she saw the information about the First Step Program that Presence St.
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Faith in Action South to Offer Free Health Checks
Jan 19 2015
Faith in Action South is starting off the new year with a new service to offer to senior adults in southern Vermilion County. Starting Tuesday, February 10, from 10-11 a.m., Dena Jenkins, R.N., will be checking blood pressure, weight, and prescriptions for seniors age 60 and over at Faith in Action South, 302 N. State St., Westville.
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Volunteer Makes Big Impact on Little Boy
Jan 16 2015
Seventeen year old, Brian Regnier was given an opportunity to volunteer through his Social Awareness Class at Bishop McNamara High School. Through this program, the students are asked to choose a ministry to volunteer with and they do so every Friday for an entire semester.
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"Work of Heart" event
Jan 14 2015
You are invited to an informative evening of artistic fun, food and friendship as Presence St. Mary’s Hospital partners with Women in Networking (WIN) and the Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery at Presence Heritage Village to host the “Work of Heart” event on Thursday, February 12 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
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"Freedom from Smoking" Program at Presence St. Mary's Hospital
Jan 13 2015
Quitting smoking is the single most important step a person can take to improve the length and quality of his or her life.
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Presence St. Mary's Hospital Regional Dialysis Center Honored by The Renal ...
Jan 13 2015
The Renal Network presented the Presence St. Mary’s Hospital Regional Dialysis Center with a special recognition award. The Renal Network is a not-for-profit organization which monitors the quality of the dialysis care.
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Presence St. Mary's Birthing Center Classes and Tour Schedule for February ...
Jan 13 2015
The Family Birthing Center of Presence St. Mary’s Hospital will host a variety of educational classes for parents-to-be and their families. For registration and class locations, call 815.935.BABY (2229) or go to www.presencehealth.org/stmarys-kankakee.
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January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month Presence St. Mary's Stresses Imp...
Jan 13 2015
One of the first things that any women should do to begin the New Year is to make an appointment for a Pap test. A crucial part of every woman’s healthcare regimen, regular Pap testing is the best method to protect against invasive cervical cancer – one of the most preventable cancers if it is detected early.
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