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Two honored by OSF

   OTTAWA – A Registered Nurse (RN) and a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) were two recent recipients of the DAISY and Sunflower Awards offered by OSF HealthCare. Both caregivers were honored with brief ceremonies held this month. Brett Gibson, BSN, RN, of Sheffield, received the ...Read more

18 New Covid Deaths in Illinois on Friday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Health says 18 people died in the past 24 hours from the Coronavirus.  That’s the lowest death toll for a Friday since March 27th, when 8 Illinoisans died from the virus.  Also on Friday, 868 people tested positive, one fewer than the day ...Read more