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The dos and don’ts of working from home

Working from home can take a toll on your body without the proper ergonomics. Carle Occupational Medicine offers some tips to make sure your workspace supports your physical health.

To grandmother’s house or no? Families grapple with COVID-19 holiday plans

In many areas of the country, COVID-19 rates are soaring and the lure of holiday gatherings coupled with more indoor activities may result in even more cases and illnesses. Take steps today to protect yourself and others.

Learn the ABCs and Ds of Medicare coverage

Medicare has four mix-and-match parts so you can find the coverage that’s right for you.

Easy steps to help your parents pick the right Medicare plan

Choosing the right health insurance plan saves you time and money but understanding all of the options can seem daunting. Simplete offers “all-in-one” options to support overall health and wellness including medical, vision, dental and prescription drug coverage.

Why you need insurance at any age: Five tips to selecting an individual plan

Writing a check for your monthly insurance premium might seem like something you can forgo especially if you’re young and healthy. However, cutting out health insurance now may have a long-term effect on your health and your wallet.

Children have a new, local option for eye health

Carle Eye department is excited to welcome pediatric ophthalmology back to the community with the addition of Saba Alniemi, MD, Ophthalmology. Children will now have more access to better eye health right in their own back yard.

Tricks to keep your kids and family safe this Halloween

When planning to host or attend a celebration, you should assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel or limit the number of attendees.

Simplete plan a great fit thanks to a friend’s recommendation

Jim Eide listened to his neighbor and discovered Health Alliance’s Simplete Medicare Advantage delivered the excellent price, service and coverage he and his wife were looking for.

Keep current with your prescriptions with hassle-free home delivery

More than cost savings and convenience, mail order prescriptions help members comply with their doctor’s direction.

Convenient lab scheduling launches at select Carle locations

New lab scheduling ensures additional patient safety and convenience at select Carle locations throughout east-central Illinois.

Pediatricians offer some tips to take the sting out of getting shots.

Planning ahead and telling kids what to expect can help children – and parents – address their fears of getting a flu shot and other timely important health vaccines.

Prolonged side effects for some with COVID-19

Carle doctors weigh in on the long-lasting effects of COVID-19 and how other health complications can increase your risk.

New Primary Care Clinic in Olney opens August 31

New clinic offers comprehensive services from local providers in visible, convenient location off Route 130 in Olney.

Mobile Health Clinic brings care directly to young students getting ready for back to school

The Carle mobile team works with local school districts to provide immunizations and physicals.

Taking care of skin is always important, not just while wearing a mask

Carle’s aesthetician teaches you to better care for your skin today and an eye for special care during COVID-19 pandemic.

Burgin family glad for local swing bed care offerings

Swing bed patients have access to nursing care, therapies, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, as well as regular doctor visits.

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