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If you are a reporter with the media and need assistance, please visit BJC.org/Media to connect with the media relations team. For afterhours or weekend media needs, call 314-454-6000 and ask the operator to page the media relations team member on call.

‘Girls on Grapes, Boys on Brew’ coming May 18

This year’s White Cross Auxiliary event will raise funds for a portable anesthesia machine. It will be from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Loading Dock in Grafton. Go HERE for tickets or more information.

Heart Screening Event at AMH April 27

Alton Memorial Hospital is serving as host to a heart screening event in the hospital’s Connector Lobby from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Deny Manning 'Czech'-ing out after 35 years at AMH

Zdenka Chytil moved here from Czechoslovakia amidst political upheaval in Eastern Europe. She retires as one of Alton Memorial's beloved staff members.

Deborah Bross Wins AMH Chairman’s Award

Deborah Bross, MD, is the winner of the 2023 Alton Memorial Hospital Chairman’s Award. Dr. Bross won based on nominations submitted by employees and her fellow physicians.

Six Other AMH Health Professionals Honored

Dr. Deborah Bross is the 2023 Alton Memorial Hospital Chairman’s Award winner, but AMH is also honoring several other physicians and health care professionals for their work this year.

Red Cross Blood Drive April 24

The next American Red Cross blood drive at Alton Memorial Hospital will be from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the AMH café meeting rooms. To register, go HERE or contact Dave Whaley in Communications at Alton Memorial, 618-433-7947 or [email protected].

Lung Cancer Screening Pays Off for East Alton Man

Alton Memorial Hospital began lung cancer screenings in 2021. In 2022, one of those screenings may have saved John Murphy’s life.

Lactation Support at Alton Memorial Helps New Mom Overcome Breastfeeding Pain

Like many expectant moms, Samantha Hausman, 27, of Grafton, IL, had certain ideals for her first labor and delivery experience, including how she planned to feed her baby.

Back to Her Best Life

It’s been a long and painful road for Denedra Allen, but thanks to BJC Medical Group orthopedic surgeon Dr. Aaron Omotola at Alton Memorial Hospital, the physical pain is mostly gone.

Narcan 'Leave-Behind' Kits Now Available on AMH Ambulances

Alton Memorial Hospital is among the first ambulance services in the region to carry “leave-behind” Narcan for patients as well as patients’ families when responding to an overdose call.

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Alton, Illinois 62002

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