Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

Ten Coordinated AEDs, Donated by CGH Medical Center, to Benefit Whiteside County (3-20-2014)
Beginning the week of March 17, ten ZOLL Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Plus, donated by CGH Medical Center, are being installed and will equip all of the Whiteside County Sheriff squad cars, both Whiteside County Courthouse locations and the Whiteside County Jail.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Dixon (1-8-2014)
CGH Medical Center’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered in Dixon.

Weather Alert: Main Clinic/Outlying Clinics Closing at 3:30 p.m. Today (1-6-2014)
Due to the cold weather conditions, CGH Medical Center’s Main Clinic and the following CGH clinics will close at 3:30 p.m. today, Monday, January 6.

CGH Medical Center and LRB Distributors Team Up to Offer Free Holiday Cab Rides (12-19-2013)
To help make your Christmas and New Year’s celebrations as safe as possible, CGH and LRB Distributors are once again teaming up to provide free cab rides for holiday revelers in Sterling and Rock Falls.

CGH Main Clinic Will No Longer Provide VA Audiologic Diagnostic Services (11-26-2013)
Due to a recent change in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) policy, the CGH Audiology Department will unfortunately no longer be able to provide audiologic diagnostic services to area Veterans.

Winners Announced in Medline’s Pink Glove Dance for Breast Cancer (11-15-2013)
Thank you to everyone who participated, watched, voted and supported CGH Medical Center's first ever Pink Glove Dance!

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Employee of the Month

April Employee of the month (4-2-2014)
Darci Schmitt, LPN, Pulmonology

March Employee of the Month (3-5-2014)
Talia Rosas HUC/CNA Medical Floor

February Employee of the Month (2-3-2014)
April Bull, COA, ABOC Ophtlamology Tech CGH Vision Center - Downtown Sterling

January Employee of the Month (12-31-2013)
Andrea Fry, RN Medical Floor

December Employee of the Month (12-4-2013)
Alisha Wetzell, LPN Internal Medicine/Surgery CGH Dixon Health Center

November Employee of the Month (11-4-2013)
Matt Tichler, Advanced EMR Application Analyst

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Foundation News

CGH Health Foundation to host April 9 Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Dessert Auction, Penny Raffle (4-2-2014)
You may find the perfect Easter or Mother’s Day gift basket at the Wednesday, April 9 Silent Auction and Bake Sale, hosted by the CGH Health Foundation. The much-anticipated annual event runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CGH Medical Center in the Lobby, Ryberg Auditorium and Classrooms 1 and 2 and is open to the public. Running simultaneously is a Dessert Auction and Penny Raffle. Over 80 bakers will be sharing their culinary delights. Get there early for the best selection. Winners of the Penny Raffle will be drawn at 3:30 p.m. There are 20 possible prizes, including a handmade wreath, wine basket, Uncle Woody’s popcorn basket, gift certificates and more.

Ink Storm Tattoo hosting Cancer Ribbon Day (10-28-2013)
Ink Storm Tattoo owner Dan Covell and his fellow tattoo artists will host their second annual Cancer Ribbon Day benefit this Thursday, October 31 from noon to 8 p.m. at their shop at 110 Second Ave., Sterling.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Exercise Class to be Offered in Morrison (6-12-2013)
CGH Medical Center’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be held in Morrison for the first time beginning July 8, 2013.

CGH Health Foundation May Day Silent Auction/Bake Sale (4-29-2013)
The CGH Health Foundation is celebrating May 1 by hosting a May Day Silent Auction, Dessert Auction, Bake Sale, Penny Raffle and 50/50 Raffle from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at CGH Medical Center. Festivities will take place in the CGH Lobby, Ryberg and Classrooms 1 and 2.

$360,000 Goal surpassed by CGH Health Foundation (10-5-2012)
CGH Health Foundation donors celebrated reaching and exceeding the $360,000 campaign goal during Thursday’s 25th anniversary Annual Appeal reception. Retiring CGH Medical Center CEO Ed Andersen was also given special recognition during the annual event.

County Market’s Pink Ribbon Campaign for CGH Health Foundation (12-21-2011)
A pink ribbon campaign conducted by Dixon's County Market yielded $3,450 in contributions for the CGH Health Foundation Women’s Cancer Prevention Program.

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