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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Hosts Blessing and Ribbon Cutting of HSHS Rescue Flight

Posted on 02-15-2016

Belleville, IL – The brisk winter air last week couldn’t trump the excitement of the blessing and ribbon cutting for the HSHS Rescue Flight helicopter. HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital presented the event to approximately 50 people, who were able to learn about the new services, meet members of the flight crew and see the helicopter on St. Elizabeth’s helipad.


HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to host Blood Drive, February 23

Posted on 02-02-2016

Belleville, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC), is hosting a Heart Health Awareness month blood drive on Tuesday, February 23, in the Millennium Room from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Convenient parking is available just outside the Southern Illinois Heart Institute building at 340 West Lincoln Street (the back of the hospital).


HSHS Rescue Flight Begins Helicopter Service throughout Southwestern Illinois Region

Posted on 01-25-2016

HSHS Southern Illinois Division is pleased to announce the launch of HSHS Rescue Flight, the new helicopter serving HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Belleville, HSHS St. Joseph’s Highland, and HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese. Service began last Thursday, January 21. Ribbon cutting events will be held the week of February 8th at each of the three hospitals served.


“Healthy Hearts” Event Welcomes “Biggest Loser” Finalist, Sonya Jones, February 6

Posted on 01-22-2016

(Belleville, IL) - On Saturday, February 6, 2016 HSHS Southern Division Hospitals, HSHS Home Care/Hospice Southern Illinois and Prairie Heart Institute will host a HEALTHY HEARTS EVENT. The event will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Clair Square’s Center Court, next to the sponsored play area on the lower level.


Learn to save a life in the New Year, attend a Heartsaver CPR/AED course

Posted on 01-05-2016

Belleville, IL – All you need are your hands and a few hours of training to learn how to help save someone’s life. Sudden cardiac arrest is a major cause of death in the United States. It claims about 335,000 lives each year. That’s five lives every eight minutes.


HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital wants to keep your Children Safe around a Fireplace

Posted on 12-22-2015

Belleville, IL – Curling up in front of a warm fireplace is one of the many joys of the winter season, but a fireplace can also be very dangerous for children. HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recommends a few important tips to keep your children safe around a fireplace.


Celebrate Safe Toys & Gifts Month with HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

Posted on 12-18-2015

Belleville, IL – With Christmas fast approaching your thoughts may be turning to shopping for toys and gifts. Before you make those last minute purchases HSHS St. Elizabeth’s wants you to remember to consider the safety and age-range of the toys.


HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Now Offers 3D Mammograms

Posted on 12-17-2015

Belleville, IL – In order to continue to detect breast cancer at the earliest possible stage in our patients, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recently invested over $400,000 to expand the current mammography services with advanced 3D mammography. The advanced mammogram equipment was installed in November and is now available to patients.


Peggy Sebastian named HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital President and CEO

Posted on 12-16-2015

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) today announced that Peggy A. Sebastian, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, has accepted an invitation to serve as President and CEO of HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Sebastian will begin at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital on January 18, 2016.


Wound Care Center Celebrates Three Years of Healing

Posted on 12-09-2015

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center will be celebrating their third anniversary during the week of December 14-18. An Open House event is scheduled for Thursday, December 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The public, current and past patients, and all health care professionals are invited to attend.


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