Presence Health is one of the largest health systems in Illinois, serving communities across the state. With more than 150 sites of care, there are always new stories to share. Here’s a look at the latest.
Dec 4 2013
Tuesday started out like any other day for Sara and Patrick Heusing. Patrick, an EMT/Firefighter, had the day off and accompanied his wife Sara, a nurse at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital’s MICU, to her weekly doctor appointment. Sara had just reached her 37th week of pregnancy with their second child.
Dec 3 2013
Presence United Samaritans Medical Center's Foundation and the 2013 Festival of Trees: Wishes Come True awards committee are pleased to announce the award-winning entries from this year’s event. We had two showcases, 74 seven-foot trees, 27 four-foot trees, 50 wreaths, 11 centerpieces, 17 junior trees, and 27 gingerbread creations! The awards are as follows:
Dec 2 2013
Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s HALO Project is pleased to share the results from the “Wishes Come True through donation” initiative from the 2013 Festival of Trees.
Nov 27 2013
Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s North entrance will be closed temporarily beginning Tuesday, December 3 due to an exterior renovation project.
Nov 27 2013
The Family Birthing Center of Presence St. Mary’s Hospital will host a variety of educational classes for parents-to-be and their families. For registration and class locations, call (815) 935-BABY (2229) or go to www.presencehealth.org/stmarys-kankakee.
Nov 27 2013
The Presence St. Mary’s MedSpa held a holiday open house on Wednesday, November 21. They welcomed over 100 guests to the spa for tours, informative talks on products and services and hors d’oeuvres. Every guest received a special gift for attending and had the opportunity to shop their wide array of cash and carry gifts.
Nov 25 2013
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) recently announced that Presence Covenant Medical Center has been accredited for an additional three years for its Rehabilitation Services program. The accreditation also includes two specialty areas of rehabilitation: amputation and stroke.
Nov 20 2013
A volunteer awards banquet was celebrated on October 16, 2013 at the Kankakee Country Club recognizing the Presence St.
Nov 19 2013
It was 1950 when Mother St. Claire contacted Pee Wee Massa to form a Hospital Auxiliary. The initial function of the group was to raise awareness about the hospital in our community to help raise funds to support St. Mary’s Hospital.
Nov 18 2013
The Festival of Trees closed yesterday due to storm-related power outages, much like the rest of the Danville area. As a result, organizers have made some announcements:The Festival of Trees is open for business as planned today, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., including all scheduled events.