Press Releases

Press Releases


Hospital News

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.

CGH Milledgeville Offers Expanded Hours and Services (11-13-2015)
(Sterling, IL – November 13, 2015) - Earlier this week CGH Medical Center relaunched the CGH Milledgeville Medical Center. The clinic is now staffed full-time by Lynne Coffey, FNP, and offers expanded hours and same-day appointments. Located at 601 E. Old Mill Street, the clinic is one of 16 clinics in the rural CGH service area providing quality care to our outlying communities.

CGH Seamlessly Implements New ICD-10 Coding System (11-12-2015)
(Sterling, IL – November 12, 2015)—On October 1, 2015 ICD-10 took effect in the US health care system. According to the CDC, ICD-10 stands for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision and is a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, and external causes of injury or diseases.

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Employee of the Month

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

April Employee of the Month (4-1-2016)
Rebecca Tieman, CCU Charge RN

March Employee of the Month (3-3-2016)
Ashleigh Chapman, CNA Gastroenterology

February Employee of the Month (2-2-2016)
Denise Kramer Pre-Certification Clerk

January Employee of the Month (1-4-2016)
Bryan Frederick Clinical Exercise Physiologist

December Employee of the Month (12-3-2015)
Dianna Johnston Receptionist Diagnostic Imaging - Clinic

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Foundation News

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.

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.

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