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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

Faith in Action Recruiting Volunteers
Aug 29 2014
Faith in Action is a ministry for serving seniors aged 60 and over in Champaign-Urbana, Danville, and Westville.  Through an interfaith network of trained volunteers from congregations and organizations, assistance is provided to help senior adults remain independent in their homes.  The ministry provides transportation, home and phone visits, home repairs, wheelchair ramps, and other assistan
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Faith in Action Recruiting Volunteers
Aug 29 2014
Faith in Action is a ministry for serving seniors aged 60 and over in Champaign-Urbana, Danville, and Westville.  Through an interfaith network of trained volunteers from congregations and organizations, assistance is provided to help senior adults remain independent in their homes.  The ministry provides transportation, home and phone visits, home repairs, wheelchair ramps, and other assistan
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Foundation commits $1.1 Million to help build a new Hybrid Vascular Operati...
Aug 28 2014
Presence Covenant Medical Center has received a $1.1 philanthropic commitment  from its Foundation to build a new, state of the art “hybrid” operating room.  Last month, the hospital announced its plans for the project which will combine catheterization lab facilities with an open surgery suite in order to provide safer, more advanced, higher volume operating capabilities for
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See who we challenge in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 28 2014
PMMC staff and family members participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
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See who we challenge in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 28 2014
Our staff participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! To make your online donation, go to www.alsa.org or mail a check to:
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Presence St. Mary's Spirit of Teens honored for volunteerism
Aug 28 2014
Twenty five area students were recognized on Friday, August 8, 2014 for their hours of volunteerism with the Presence Spirit of Teens mentoring program. The ceremony included pizza, gifts and the presentation of certificates, individually recognizing their hours.  
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Presence � Paris
Aug 28 2014
Enchanting French Theme for Presence St. Mary’s Hospital’s Annual Gala
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Presence St. Mary's Hospital CEO, Beth Hughes, Completes ALS Ice Bucket Cha...
Aug 27 2014
Beth Hughes, President and CEO of the Presence South Suburban Region completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. She was soaked by bucket-pourers, Sister Josephine Mulcahey, OSF and Sister Francis Therese.
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Get Screened for Vascular Disease at Events
Aug 26 2014
Vascular disease impacts roughly eight million people in the United States and early detection is key to getting treatment and staying healthy. Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville and Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, an independent partner of Presence Health, are hosting free vascular screening events in September.
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Presence St. Mary's Hospital Promotes Baby Safety Month in September
Aug 26 2014
Keeping every baby happy, carefree and healthy in a safe environment is of the utmost importance to Presence St. Mary’s Hospital. “During your hospital stay, we want you to have the comforts of home while providing the safest environment for you and your baby,” said Paula Simmons, Director of Women & Children’s Services at Presence St.
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