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  • New Visitor Policy Restrictions at Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 10/16/2020

    New Visitor Policy Restrictions at Galesburg Cottage Hospital (Galesburg, IL)- Galesburg Cottage Hospital is now restricting all visitors .   These restrictions take effect immediately: Galesburg Cottage Hospital (GCH) is now restricting all visitors from entering the hospital unless it is essential to patient care. Out-patient surgical patients may have their driver accompany them to the surgical family wait room but they must remain in the waiting room at all times. In the Emergency Department, o...

  • Cottage Hospital and All Cottage Clinic Locations Installs Thermal Imaging Systems to Protect Patients, Visitors and Employees from Potential COVID-19 Exposure.

    Posted: 08/07/2020

    Galesburg Cottage Hospital and Clinics have installed ceiling-mounted camera units that measure body temperature of people at all entry points at the hospital and at all clinic locations. The heat-detecting cameras are being used in an effort to protect front-line hospital workers and patients from a second wave of COVID-19 cases. While a Cottage healthcare team member ensures each person entering a Cottage medical care facility wears a mask, the team member also verbally screens for COVID-19 symptoms. ...

  • Galesburg Native and Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 08/07/2020

    Craig Wilson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with roots in Galesburg, has joined the medical staff at Galesburg Cottage Hospital providing both non-surgical care as well as surgical intervention, to help his patients recover maximum function. Dr. Wilson specializes in arthroscopic shoulder surgery for treatment of rotator cuff problems, including rotator cuff injuries, torn rotator cuff, shoulder tendinitis and tendinosis and shoulder impingement. All of which are usually performed on an outpatient basis. In ...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Resumes Services Previously Restricted Due to COVID-19

    Posted: 05/29/2020

    Galesburg Cottage Hospital has resumed services that had previously been restricted due to the coronavirus outbreak. A phased reactivation began in accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines.   "Like so many hospitals across the country, we have focused our services on the pandemic while managing the financial pressures associated with pausing elective procedures," said Bob Moore, Cottage Hospital CEO.  "But unlike hospitals in more populated regions, we have trea...

  • New temporary visitor policy enacted to protect patient health during this flu season.

    Posted: 01/06/2020

    Galesburg Cottage Hospital is currently under temporary visitor restrictions due to an increasing number of flu cases and respiratory cases in the area.  Community members are asked to help protect the hospital's patients, guests, associates and staff, by adhering to the following visitor guidelines during the remainder of the cold and flu season:•  Children under the age of 18 and those with upper respiratory symptoms such as cough, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, fever, chills, and body ...

  • Never to Early to Avoid Holiday Pitfalls

    Posted: 11/04/2019

    Managing Diabetes During the Holidays can be Tricky. Join us for a free event and learn the tools to stay on track. 12 Strategies for Diabetes Management this Winter and Holiday Season. Featuring Kristen Lee, PA-C, Board Certified in Advanced Management of Diabetes, Jessica Fink, a Cottage Hospital Dietician and Audra Baker, Program Director of the Cottage Wound Healing Center. Thursday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. Cottage Medical Plaza - Seminary Street Bldg. 834 North Seminary Street, Suite 201 >> ...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Volunteer Open House Set for First week in June

    Posted: 05/31/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - At Galesburg Cottage Hospital, we rely on the dedication and passion of our volunteers.  Volunteers make the first impression on patients and their family members who walk through our doors. If you yearn to help others, learn more about rewarding opportunities at Cottage.  Attend our open house. Thursday, June 6th 4:00pm - 5:00pm In the Cottage Gift Shop (located on the first floor) Galesburg Cottage Hospital 695 N. Kellogg Street For more information, call Eileen Inness at 3...

  • Ten Predominant Causes of Stroke: A Lunch and Learn Seminar Event Offered by Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 04/26/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - On average in the U.S., someone suffers from a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes.  During National Stroke Awareness month in May, attend the Ten Predominant Causes of Stroke, a Lunch and Learn seminar event to be held on Thursday, May 2nd at 12noon in Conference Room 2 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.    Marc Katchen, M.D., board certified in neurology, member of the medical staff at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and the medical director o...

  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOPSITAL WOUND HEALING CENTER RECOGNIZED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN WOUND HEALING

    Posted: 04/26/2019

    Galesburg, IL- Galesburg Cottage Hospital physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to the Cottage Wound Healing Center.  The Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provide...

  • COTTAGE WOUND HEALING CENTER SUPPORTS AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION DIABETES ALERT DAY® ON MARCH 26

    Posted: 03/12/2019

    Galesburg, IL- The Cottage Wound Healing center at Galesburg Cottage Hospital is supporting the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Diabetes Alert Day on March 26.  Diabetes Alert Day represents an important reminder for all people to assess their possible risk for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin. This results in unhealthy blood sugar levels leading to a variety of medical complications. Risk factors for type 2 diabetes include heredity, age, diet,...

  • Ten Predominant Causes of Stroke: A Lunch and Learn Seminar Event Offered by Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 03/12/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - On average in the U.S., someone suffers from a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes.  During National Stroke Awareness month in May, attend the Ten Predominant Causes of Stroke, a Lunch and Learn seminar event to be held on Thursday, May 2nd at 12noon in Conference Room 2 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.    Marc Katchen, M.D., board certified in neurology, member of the medical staff at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and the medical director o...

  • The Aging Brain and Brain Injuries: A Lunch and Learn Seminar Offered by Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 03/12/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March, Galesburg Cottage Hospital will host a lunch and learn seminar event on the subject.  This month Cottage Hospital recognizes the need for more research, greater awareness of brain injury, more education and advocacy for those with this devastating life-changing injury.  Join us for The Aging Brain and Brain Injuries Lunch and Learn, on Friday, March 15th at 12noon in the Auditorium at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  &...

  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOSPITAL RECERTIFIED AS A PRIMARY STROKE CENTER BY THE JOINT COMMISSION

    Posted: 02/04/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - After undergoing an intensive on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Galesburg Cottage Hospital has The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approvalâ„¢ for re-certification as a Primary Stroke Center. "Recertification as the Primary Stroke Center in Galesburg is so important to all of our Knox County communities because strokes don't affect just the ill or elderly - they can happen to anyone, at any time. Stroke is the third leadi..

  • Galesburg native promoted to healthcare leadership role at Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 02/04/2019

    (Galesburg, IL) - Melissa Henson, RN, BSN, has been named the Chest Pain & Primary Stroke Center Coordinator and Quality Measure Abstractor at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  Henson, most recently a bedside nurse of the hospital's medical- surgical unit, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Methodist College of Nursing in Peoria, IL.  She joined Galesburg Cottage Hospital in the spring of 2014 and has served in a variety of roles over the last four years such as a C.N.A., Unit ...

  • New Pediatrician Joins Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 08/28/2018

       Chidi Opara, MD (Galesburg, IL) - Cottage Pediatric and Adolescent Care is pleased to announce that Dr. Chidi Opara has joined the practice.  Dr. Opara joins the pediatric team of board-certified pediatricians, Dr. Frank Peppers and Dr. Amy Larson at 834 N. Seminary Street, Suite 302, and has joined the medical staff at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  Dr. Opara provides preventive and sick-child care as well as specialty care for children with ADHD, asthma, diabetes, allergies, and l...

  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Posted: 08/28/2018

       James Foskett, MD (Galesburg, IL) - James Foskett, MD, a board certified in orthopaedic surgery, has joined the medical staff at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  Dr. Foskett earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He received his medical training at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Illinois, with a residency at Mayo Clinic - St. Mary and the Methodist Hospital in Minnesota. Dr. Foskett joins the team of board-certified orthopae...

  • Local Eye Surgeon to Discuss Diabetic Disease of the Eyes.

    Posted: 08/28/2018

        Robert Lee, MD Kristen Lee, PA-C (Galesburg, IL) - Learn how to prevent diabetes related vision disorders.  Galesburg Opthalmologist, Dr. Robert Lee, a Board Certified General Surgeon with the Gailey Eye Clinic, will discuss why vision loss occurs and what you can do to prevent it. Learn more. Join Dr. Robert Lee and Kristen Lee, PA-C, at the Diabetes Management Class on Wednesday, September 12th, at 5:30 p.m. in the Galesburg Cottage Hospital lobby.  Call 345-4567 to register.&n...

  • Meet Chidi Opara, MD

    Posted: 07/24/2018

    At Cottage Pediatric and Adolescent Care, we understand the  importance of feeling completely comfortable with your child's  pediatrician.  That's why we're happy to introduce Dr. Chidi Opara, a pediatrician who is so passionate about caring for his community, he  completed both a Master's Degree and a Doctorate Degree in Public Health as well as medical school and a pediatric residency at  Chicago's John H. Stoger Jr. Hospital.   Dr. Opara is dedicating his life to the car...

  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES FAVORITE NURSE CONTEST

    Posted: 04/04/2018

    (Galesburg , IL) - Galesburg Cottage Hospital will host the annual Patient Choice Award contest and needs help from area residents. The Patient Choice Award is just one way patients can show their appreciation for the care provided by a nurse at Galesburg Cottage Hospital or at a Cottage Clinic.  Anyone can cast a ballot for his or her favorite nurse as long as they have received treatment  within the last year as an inpatient or outpatient at Galesburg Cottage Hospital or at a Cottage Clinic....

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Celebrates Volunteer Week

    Posted: 04/04/2018

    (Galesburg, IL) - Galesburg Cottage Hospital will celebrate National Volunteer Week by hosting a breakfast for all volunteers at the Landmark Café and Creperie. Our volunteers inspire us by their example.  They've donated thousands of hours to helping others.  Galesburg Cottage Hospital wouldn't be the same without their talents.     At Cottage, volunteers are utilized to assist patients and staff members throughout the hospital. "Our volunteer application will capture an individual'...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Collecting Cards and Letters for Galesburg Physicians National Doctors' Day Set for March 30th

    Posted: 03/15/2018

    (Galesburg, IL) - Healer. Detective. Adviser. Confidante. Comforter.  These are among the many roles doctors fulfill each day as they care for patients and their families. Whether it is in a hospital, a clinic, or a long-term care facility, doctors work tirelessly to make sure patients get the care they need.  On March 30, healthcare organizations will celebrate National Doctors' Day. First observed in Winder, Georgia in 1933, Doctors' Day honors the contributions physicians make to communitie...

  • GALESBURG COTTAGE HOSPITAL CELEBRATES GO RED FOR WOMEN

    Posted: 02/16/2018

    (Galesburg, IL) - Galesburg Cottage Hospital employees wore red clothing and gathered for a staff picture in honor of  National Go Red Day, Friday, February 2nd and Mayor Pritchard delivered a City of Galesburg Proclamation declaring the month of February 2018 as the Official Galesburg Cottage Hospital and American Heart Association Go Red for Heart Health Month in Galesburg. In recognition of Heart health month designation, the hospital will host several events as the only official West-Central Il...

  • The Flu is Hitting Illinois Hard - Some Groups in Particular

    Posted: 12/22/2017

    There are more and more media reports about the flu in Illinois and we are seeing more cases come to our ER. Here is some information that may help you regarding those who are at most risk for serious complications from the flu. Remember, the flu can be very dangerous and shouldn't be taken lightly. If you haven't gotten your flu shot, it's not too late to get one. According to the CDC, the following is a list of health and age factors that are known to increase a person's risk of getting serious compli...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Enacts Visitor Restriction Policy.

    Posted: 12/20/2017

    ( Galesburg, IL ) - Galesburg Cottage Hospital is currently under temporary visitor restrictions due to an increasing number of flu cases and respiratory cases in the area.  Community members are asked to help protect the hospital's patients, volunteers, guests, associates and staff, by adhering to the following visitor guidelines during the remainder of the cold and flu season: Children under the age of 18 and those with upper respiratory symptoms such as cough, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, ...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital's Ceremony of Light

    Posted: 11/10/2017

    When the sun goes down during Alzheimer's Awareness Month hope will shine bright. If you've been affected by Alzheimer's Disease help us light the way for a cure on Wednesday, November 15. Purchase a luminaria in the name of a loved one, past or present, for $10 and join us as we light up the 600 block of North Kellogg Street in front of the hospital to celebrate the lives of those who have battled Alzheimer's Disease and remember loved ones lost. The Cottage Alzheimer's Luminaria Ceremony of Light begi...

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Added to the Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance Network

    Posted: 11/06/2017

    Galesburg Cottage Hospital will be joining the Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield  Insurance Network.  Effective January 1, 2018, Galesburg Cottage Hospital will be included in one of the largest PPO networks in Illinois, and as a result, those Knox and Warren County residents in the Blue Cross network will now have access to the hospital's emergency services, wound and hyperbaric healing center and orthopedic and surgical services for the first time in 37 years. The last time Galesburg Cottage H...

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