Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

New CGH Emergency Department Entrance! (6-20-2014)
The Emergency Department’s old entrance is now CLOSED. All patients need to enter through the awning placed outside the temporary ED entrance near the corner of LeFevre and 2nd Avenue.

CGH Appoints Dr. William Bird as New VP/Chief of Quality and Process Improvement (6-19-2014)
Dr. Bird, who has been employed by CGH (and the former Sterling Rock Falls Clinic) since 1997, also brings nearly 10 years of experience as Medical Director of the Clinic.

Our Patients Are Important! (6-13-2014)
You may receive a survey via mail or email asking you about your visit to CGH.

CGH to Open Phase 1 of Expanded Emergency Department on Thursday, June 19 (6-13-2014)
Phase 1 of the $8.6 million construction, expansion and renovation of CGH’s Emergency Department is now complete, and will open to patients for the first time on Thursday, June 19.

Join us for the CGH Blood Drive on Thursday, June 5 (5-27-2014)
Give blood, give life and be a hero when you join us for the next CGH blood drive on Thursday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the CGH Ryberg Auditorium.

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.

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Employee of the Month

August Employee of the Month (8-4-2014)
Maria Riggs Housekeeper I Environmental Services

July Employee of the Month (7-2-2014)
Yatziry Uribe Dietary Expeditor and Lead Person Dietary

June Employee of the Month (6-2-2014)
Jan Van Dyke, RN Medical Patient Care Coordinator 3East

May Employee of the Month (5-1-2014)
Chad Hartman Paramedic/Shift Supervisor, Prehospital

Foundation News

“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.

CGH Health Foundation to host Flower Sale May 6 (5-1-2014)
Fresh bouquets, roses, carnations, hanging baskets and annuals will be available at the upcoming Foundation flower sale, with the help of event partner Behrens Blumen Stuff.

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.

$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.

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