Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

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.

CGH Medical Center Opens Healing Art Gallery (5-12-2016)
Sterling, IL (May 12, 2016) - CGH Medical Center and the CGH Auxiliary are pleased to present the opening of our new healing art gallery, “Spirit of the Heart.” The gallery will showcase local artists and will be open to our patients and the community.

CGH Medical Center to host “Strong Bones” Exercise Class in Milledgeville (5-6-2016)
Sterling, IL (May 6, 2016) - CGH Medical Center’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the next “Strong Bones” class will be offered in Milledgeville beginning June 6.

CGH Medical Center Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Sc (4-8-2016)
STERLING, IL (April 8, 2016) – An announcement released recently by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, shows key shifts among many hospitals on the A, B, C, D and F grades rating them on errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. CGH Medical Center earned an A in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety.

Join CGH for the 2nd Annual “Healthy & Bright” Holiday Lighting Ceremony (11-17-2015)
Sterling, IL (November 17, 2015) - CGH Medical Center and the CGH Auxiliary cordially invite the public to the second annual “Healthy & Bright” Holiday Lighting Ceremony, presented by the CGH Auxiliary. The lighting will be held on Tuesday, November 24. Help us light up Sterling as thousands of holiday lights illuminate CGH Medical Center and the CGH Main Clinic, with the addition of lights on the east side of the new ER.

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Employee of the Month

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

July Employee of the Month (6-30-2016)
Barb Brady, LPN Medication Refill/Triage

June Employee of the Month (6-1-2016)
Cherish Rhodenbaugh CMT, CNA Critical Care

May Employee of the Month (5-4-2016)
Mary Tutterrow, Physical Therapy Tech

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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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