Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

CGH Wound Healing Center Opens In Dixon (1-4-2017)
Dixon, IL (December 4, 2017) – With highly trained staff members to provide specialized wound care, CGH Wound Healing Center will open at the CGH Dixon Medical Center, 1321 N. Galena Ave, Dixon on January 10th.

CGH Medical Center Donates Servers to Polo Elementary School (10-27-2016)
Polo, IL (October 26, 2016) CGH Medical Center often says it is “growing healthier communities all around us.” That saying reaches beyond the health of the people in their communities, and now includes the health of a computer network in the Polo schools. CGH has been a consistent and long-time supporter of non-profit organizations and schools in their service area, which spans over five counties.

CGH Mt. Carroll Medical Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary (10-27-2016)
Mt. Carroll, IL (October 27, 2016) CGH Mt. Carroll Medical Center celebrated their one year anniversary with an open house on Thursday, October 13. Attendees were treated to fresh Cliff’s Donuts and hot apple cider and had the opportunity to visit with Mt. Carroll staff, including Dr. Aja Murphy and Karri Hess, PA-C, MS.

Sterling, IL (October 26, 2016) – CGH Medical Center announced that it has achieved 5-stars for its performance for Total Hip Replacements and Patient Experience from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care.

25th Annual Pumpkin Dash Set for October 1 (9-26-2016)
Sterling, IL (September 26, 2016) – It’s time once again for area kids to put on their running shoes as the 25th annual Great Pumpkin Dash Cross Country Festival is just around the corner! The Pumpkin Dash sponsored by CGH Medical Center, the Sterling Park District, and Kunes Country Auto Group will take place on Saturday, October 1st at Hoover Park in Sterling. On-site registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues throughout the morning. The first race begins at 11 a.m.

CGH Health Foundation to host 3rd Annual Vendor/Craft Show on September 16 (8-30-2016)
STERLING, IL (August 30, 2016) – The CGH Health Foundation will be hosting the 3rd Annual Vendor/Craft Show fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 16. The event runs from 7 am to 3:30 pm at CGH Medical Center in the Ryberg Auditorium and Classrooms 1 and 2. The event offers the chance to shop from various vendors and crafters and is open to the public.

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Employee of the Month

January Employee of the Month (1-4-2017)
Margie DeGolyer Financial Counselor Patient Access

December Employee of the Month (12-1-2016)
Betty Reed, CNA Medical Floor

November Employee of the Month (11-1-2016)
Laura Stoudt, RN, Charge Nurse Digestive Health Center

October Employee of the Month (10-5-2016)
Diane Yeoward, RN CGH Lynn Blvd.

September Employee of the Month (9-1-2016)
Traci Goebig Dietitian Assistant, Dietary Call Center

August Employee of the Month (8-1-2016)
Michelle Daehler Respiratory Therapist

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Foundation News

CGH Health Foundation 2016 Scholarship Recipients (6-16-2016)
Sterling, IL (June 16, 2016) – Eight area students are recipients of nine nursing/healthcare scholarships funded through the CGH Health Foundation and will receive grants totaling $15,500.

CGH Health Foundation announces Annual Appeal campaign cabinet (5-11-2016)
STERLING, IL (May 11, 2016) – Marty Benson, Sterling, CGH Health Foundation trustee and long-time community volunteer, will again lead the 2016 CGH Health Foundation Annual Appeal. The annual campaign called “Creating Smiles. Together.” will kick off in May, with a goal of $350,000.

CGH Health Foundation Silent Auction, Friday, May 13th (5-5-2016)
A tisket, a tasket, come look at over 160 baskets which will be up for bid Friday, May 13 at CGH Medical Center. The annual Silent Auction extravaganza is a fundraiser for the CGH Health Foundation Annual Appeal and is being sponsored by the CGH Employee Division Committee.

Indy Car Driver Charlie Kimball comes to Sterling (6-24-2015)
CGH Medical Center and Novo Nordisk are proud to welcome the Chip Ganassi racer, Charlie Kimball, to share his diabetes story at the CGH Health Foundation’s upcoming health and wellness event on Tuesday, July 21st.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Dixon (8-8-2014)
CGH is pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered at the CGH Dixon Health Center, 1321 N. Galena Ave.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Milledgeville (5-27-2014)
CGH’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered in Milledgeville.

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