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Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

September 6, 2018

Family physicians in ten Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine September 4–28. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

August 7, 2018

Family physicians in six Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine August 6–31. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

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.

Over 60? Visit A Health Clinic Designed for You

July 31, 2018

Older adults need care from specially trained doctors to stay healthy and active at home. Call SIU Medicine at 217-545-8000.

5 Reasons to Get Health Care at SIU Family Medicine

July 17, 2018

Need primary care? SIU Family Medicine in Springfield includes perks such as a food pantry, diabetes and weight loss clinic and more.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

July 11, 2018

Family physicians in seven Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 9 – August 3. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

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.

Is the HPV vaccine safe for my child?

June 20, 2018

As parents consider having their children vaccinated to prepare for the next school year, the HPV vaccine (for human papillomavirus) is one that sometimes attracts attention.

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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