Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

CGH Medical Center to Hold College/Career Fair on October 8 (9-29-2014)
Are you ready to work towards degree in nursing or healthcare? Then make plans to attend the upcoming CGH College/Career Day!

23rd Annual Pumpkin Dash Set for October 4 (9-11-2014)
It’s time once again for area kids to put on their running shoes as the 23rd 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 Pete Harkness Auto Group will take place on Saturday, October 4th 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 Enters Pink Glove Dance Competition…and Needs Your Vote! (9-11-2014)
CGH recently entered the 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition, and now they need the public’s help to win up to $15,000 to benefit the CGH Health Foundation’s Women’s Health Program.

CGH Medical Center Encourages Parents to get their Car Seats Checked (9-9-2014)
Certified technicians will hold a “Seat Check Saturday” event at Rock Falls Fire Department to help parents and caregivers check car seats for proper installation.

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.

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Employee of the Month

October Employee of the Month (10-6-2014)
Barb Pfeiffer, RN Digestive Health Center

September Employee of the Month (9-2-2014)
Peggy Burger Health Informatics

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

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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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