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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.

Carle offers new service with “eye” for saving time

Carle Optical now offering an enhanced and faster way to try on eyewear with virtual try-on gallery launch on Monday.

‘Pack everything,’ including the car seat says new mom

Veteran and first-time moms offer advice to others about delivering a baby during a pandemic. Learn what to expect and what to pack from those who have been there.

Preparing for school takes on new meaning amid COVID-19

Follow basic hand hygiene to help keep children healthy. Parents tackle back-to-school plans. Pediatricians can help you prepare your child.

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.

Safely visiting friends and family

The more people you see and for longer periods pose the most risk for the spread of germs this summer.

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.

Arm supports stabilize patients’ arms for blood draws

A team of Carle employees came together to help fabricate a device for car doors to assist patients and prevent scratches during blood drive-through at Urbana on Windsor.

The same great care from the comfort and convenience of home

Telehealth and virtual visits surge amidst COVID-19 concerns but likely here to stay, patients and providers say.

Jasper County High School student makes face shields for healthcare workers

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

Carle expanding in-person appointment availability

Carle reaching out to patients to reschedule postponed Primary Care appointments to meet patient needs.

Coming to Carle – in person or online

Next week, Carle will begin treating patients whose surgeries and procedures were delayed because of COVID-19. At Carle, your health and safety are our top priorities and we want to be sure you’re being cared for in the safest environment possible. In this email we’re providing guidance for everyone who needs care.

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.

Central location and expedited care top list of CARC service enhancements

Carle Addiction Recovery Center operates at the forefront of addiction services, incorporating motivational interviewing for important mindset change.

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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