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Outdoors fanatic adapts to living with an ostomy

Joseph E. Thompson turned to a support group at Carle to help with his ostomy pouch and meet people dealing with the same issues.

Recovered from COVID-19? You have the power to help.

Donate plasma to help those still fighting the infection. Convalescent plasma provides another treatment option for COVID-19 patients.

Carle Community Flu Clinics Kick Off Sept. 26

Area’s largest flu clinic will protect thousands at new locations

Donations help Carle Richland Memorial Hospital fight COVID-19

Thanks to the generosity of donors, additional safeguards are in place to keep patients and the community healthier during this pandemic.

Fabric face masks still in high demand

Thanks to the help of hundreds of local volunteers over the last three months, more than 54,000 face masks have been collected for healthcare workers and patients at Carle, Christie and other area healthcare institutions.

Carle Illinois student authors children’s book

Anant Naik honors essential workers—from healthcare workers, to truck drivers, to postal workers—serving others despite the great risk to themselves.

Jasper County High School student makes face shields for healthcare workers

This 17-year-old is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Healthcare at home: Carle Rantoul starts doing house calls

Concerned about Carle’s elderly population in Rantoul, Frances Kramer, MD, worked with her team and the Carle Experience to provide care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.

Donors help fund scrubs, thermometers and baby monitors

Community members have donated more than $100,000 to help keep our patients and team members safe and healthy.

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