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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger: The Time Has Come!

The Time Has Come! “What time?” you maybe asking. It is time to begin welcoming folks in your communities back into senior centers and congregate meal programs. It is time to send the loud and cle…
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Taking Their Shot: Children of Memorial Health System Doctors, Nurses Receive Covid-19 Vaccinations

Springfield, IL -- Fourteen-year-old Kami Sheedy wasted no time spreading the word that she had just received her first COVID-19 vaccine, posting proof of her jab to Instagram from the clinic parking…
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Covid-19 Vaccine Available to Children 12 to 15 Years Old in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – Children as young as 12 years old will be able to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting tomorrow (Thursday) at Memorial Medical Center’s South Sixth Drive-Thru Lab, 2950…
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Meals on Wheels America News: You are there for Carl

Thanks to you, Meals on Wheels was there for Carl when he needed it most, and continues to be a lifeline every day. Carl was hospitalized twice last year – once for a cardiac problem and once again …
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Memorial Health System Of Springfield Named Title Sponsor Of Korn Ferry Tour

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – The PGA TOUR’sKorn Ferry Tour and Springfield-based Memorial Health System announced today a five-year partnership in which Memorial, one of the state’s leading healthcare org…
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Memorial Health System Hospitals Celebrate May the 4th With “Star Wars” Babies – Including a Luke

Springfield, IL -– What are the odds two Star Wars fans expecting their second son, whom they had planned to name Luke, would be scheduled to deliver via C-section on Star Wars Day? Han Solo might ad…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - The New Normal

The “new normal” is a phrase that we have all heard before, particularly in recent months, and that the majority of us have probably used ourselves at least once. As we listen or speak, it’s unlikely…
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Memorial Medical Center Nurse Honored With DAISY Award

SPRINGFIELD – Registered nurse Rachel Way is the recipient of the DAISY Award for Nursing Excellence at Memorial Medical Center.Two patients nominated Way to receive the award.  In the nomination for…
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Decatur Express Care Reopens to Patients on April 25, 2021

DECATUR – The Decatur Memorial ExpressCare-East clinic will reopen to patients on April 25.Decatur Memorial ExpressCare-East, 4455 US-36 East, treats minor injuries and illnesses, such as common resp…
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Meals on Wheels America: Loneliness is Deadly

Life without personal connection can lead to an early death. Its negative health impacts make it just as deadly as smoking. The remedy? Human connection. A phone call, a hug or a friendly he…
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Memorial Health System Pauses Administration of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Health System (MHS) has followed guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accordingly, MHS has immediately suspended Johnson & Joh…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: Re-Entry

Our last blog, entitled “Openings,” looked with anticipation toward the time – which seems to be fast approaching — when congregate nutrition programs throughout the nation will open once again and…
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Emotional Support Line Received 2,000+ Calls in First Year

SPRINGFIELD, IL – In March 2020, Memorial Behavioral Health established an emotional support line to help individuals experiencing anxiety or stress. One year later, more than 2,000 calls have been m…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Openings

Come in We're Open:Spring is traditionally a time of openings. First, of course, and both effortlessly and predictably the natural world plays its part. Leaves begin to appear on what have long been …
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Memorial Health System Celebrates World Kidney Day

SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Health System celebrates World Kidney Day on March 11 by promoting education on the vital functions performed by our kidneys and raising awareness of factors that may put peopl…
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