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  • Good Samaritan Overdose Law

    FAQs Good Samaritan Overdose Law DON’T RUN. CALL 911. What does this new law do? You and the overdose victim cannot be charged with possession for small amounts of illegal drugs when calling 911 or taking someone to an emergency room for an overdose. What is considered a small amount of drugs? Under this new law possession of up to 3 grams or less of heroin or cocaine and less than one gram of methamphetamine ...

  • Kirby Medical Center Receives 2017 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance in Patient Experience

    Kirby Medical Center Receives 2017 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance in Patient Experience November 9, 2017 (Monticello, IL ) – Kirby Medical Center is proud to announce it has been named a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award ® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95 th ...

  • Illinois Critical Access Hospitals Receive National Recognition for Performance Leadership

    In observance of National Rural Health Day 2017, The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in our communities. As part of this recognition, the Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) have announced overall ...

  • Dr. James Manint awarded Illinois Rural Health Association's 2017 Physician of Excellence Award

    Dr. James Manint awarded Illinois Rural Health Association’s 2017 Physician of Excellence Award MONTICELLO - Monticello physician Dr. James Manint recently earned the 2017 Rural Physician of Excellence Award from the Illinois Rural Health Association. The award honors physicians who exhibit a special commitment to rural health care. “One of the biggest health care challenges across our nation is the ...

  • Phase I of Kirby Medical Center Expansion to begin in September

    Kirby Medical Center announced today that Phase I of the hospital expansion was expected to start on or around September 11 th. Phase I of the expansion includes new space for the hospital Therapy Department, added exam rooms for the Kirby Medical Group, a new, larger classroom for hospital and hospital-related community events, and another parking lot at the front of the campus. Construction of Phase I is expected ...

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