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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.

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.

October is Audiology Awareness Month (9-30-2015)
(Sterling, IL - September 30, 2015)— Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation that is often preventable. Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, according to the American Academy of Audiology. More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65. Taking time to see an audiologist for regular hearing screenings and knowing the signs of hearing loss can protect your hearing. In response to the growing number of Americans suffering from hearing loss, CGH Audiology has joined the American Academy of Audiology to promote National Audiology Awareness Month this October.


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