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Hillsboro Area Hospital to Host Free Cancer Screenings on March 9

February 22, 2019

Doctors from Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU will provide free cancer screenings from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 9, at Hillsboro Area Hospital, 1200 East Tremont.

Forum Aims to Disrupt Legacy of Mistrust & Disparities in Health Care

February 8, 2019

A recent study by ‘Governing’ magazine listed Springfield as one of the nation’s most segregated cities.

ThinkFirst Launches Annual Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser

November 6, 2018

ThinkFirst, an injury prevention program at SIU Medicine, is offering its annual poinsettia fundraiser.

Could it be abuse? 10 signs of trouble

October 11, 2018

by Jeanné Hansen, LCSW, SIU Department of Psychiatry  

'Sexuality After Cancer Treatment' Author to Present at Simmons Cancer Institute

September 20, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine and Susan G. Komen Memorial will host an evening with Judy Kneece, nurse and author of “Sexuality After Cancer Treatment, the Guide to Restoring Your Sex Life,” at 6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI), 315 W.

Health Care Organizations, SPS 186 Partner to Provide Back-to-School Physicals, Vaccines

August 1, 2018

Children entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade, or who are new to Springfield Public School District 186, are required to have school physicals and immunizations. Meningococcal vaccines are also required for all students entering 12th grade if they have not already had the vaccine.

Dr. Dorsey Named Interim President of SIU 

July 17, 2018

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees appointed J.

District 186 School Health Requirements: FAQ

July 9, 2018

School physicals and select immunizations are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades and for students new to Illinois. Students entering 12th grade need proof of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host HPV Roundtable for Parents

June 1, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host “The ABC’s of HPV” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21.

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