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Opioid Town Hall Feb. 28 at Alton Memorial

A town hall meeting about the opioid crisis will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Alton Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms. The public is welcome to attend this free meeting.

‘Babysitting 101’ Class on March 10

A "Babysitting 101" class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Alton Memorial Hospital. Location is the cafeteria meeting rooms. The cost is $30 per child. 

Daffodil Sales Help in Fight Against Cancer

Alton Memorial Hospital will sell daffodils again this spring. The proceeds from the campaign will go to the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation’s Extra Mile Fund, which provides services to oncology patients at AMH. For more information or to pre-order daffodils, contact Jeanne Truckey at 618-433-6047.

Medical Office Building Expansion Nears Completion

Construction is entering the final stage on the 41,000-square-foot addition to Medical Office Building B at Alton Memorial Hospital.

Time to Spend with Those We Love

It was Wednesday, June 21, and Marty Pilcic had just finished washing the dinner dishes. He felt a little woozy, so he sat down and called for his wife Jeannie to bring him an aspirin. “Something’s not right,” he said. Since Jeannie knew her husband was not a complainer, his asking for an aspirin triggered her decision to call 911. Right about then, Marty passed out.

Prostate Cancer a Call to Action for Jersey County Man

As a retired police officer, Ron Henerfouth is a man of action. So a prostate cancer diagnosis in 2016 was no reason to sit and feel sorry for himself. Henerfouth got busy with his doctor at Alton Memorial Hospital, and soon the case was closed.

Dr. Angela Holbrook Wins Chairman's Award
Dr. Angela Holbrook is the winner of the 2017 Alton Memorial Hospital Chairman’s Award. Dr. Holbrook, chief of Emergency Medicine at AMH, was honored at the annual Physician’s Appreciation Dinner, held Oct. 13 in the Caramel Room of Bissinger’s in downtown St. Louis.
Cancer Care Center Achieves 4-Year Accreditation

The Cancer Care Center at Alton Memorial Hospital has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx). Effective March 31, 2017, the Cancer Care Center has a four-year accreditation of its radiation oncology services, making it the first center in Illinois to achieve that designation.

Healing Can Be Fun

Making regular trips to the hospital is rarely described as fun for the patients. But Brian Feicho might almost agree with that description following his experience with the Alton Memorial Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center.

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