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SIU Medicine to Relaunch COVID-19 Testing Site

July 27, 2020

SIU Medicine, in coordination with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) and the Office of the Mayor, is relaunching a testing site at SCDPH to meet the immediate need for expanded testing in Sangamon County.  

SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville prepares for school with physicals and vaccines event

July 15, 2020

TAYLORVILLE, IL – Do you have a child who needs a school physical?  SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville is hosting a school physical event 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, August 1, at 303 East Bidwell in Taylorville.

Medical students training with local physicians

July 14, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout July.

SIU Family Medicine readies for school physicals, vaccines

July 9, 2020

Even if traditional “back to school” rituals present new questions for parents, public health officials and providers are reminding families that required physicials and immunizations should still be scheduled. Making those appointments now avoids the high demand period in August.

SIU Centers for Family Medicine expands COVID testing to all

June 18, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the Illinois Department of Public Health, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing to everyone. Previously, testing was limited to those meeting certain screening criteria.

Pandemic Health Worker Program offers home care, monitoring

June 9, 2020

JUNE 9, 2020 – SPRINGFIELD - Sheltering at home has created problems among some of Springfield’s more vulnerable residents and families who are struggling to maintain their physical and mental health during the pandemic.

SIU Center for Family Medicine Expands COVID Testing Efforts

April 28, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the State of Illinois and the Illinois Primary Health Care Association, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing for Illinoisans with COVID-19 symptoms and those at high risk.

COVID-19 Update: Personal Protective Equipment Donations Needed for Healthcare Workers

March 23, 2020

At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St.

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

February 13, 2020

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout February. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

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