Author Archives: HMH Admin

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 Patients at HMHD

Did you recently test positive for COVID-19? You may be eligible for monoclonal antibody treatment.  What are monoclonal antibody COVID-19 treatments? Monoclonal antibodies are like your body’s own antibodies as they help your immune system quickly destroy the COVID-19 virus before it harms you or causes hospitalization. Fortunately, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital To Modify Patient Visitor Restrictions

McLeansboro, IL) – For the health and safety of our patients and care team, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) will modify visitor restrictions to the hospital and clinics beginning October 4, 2021 Medical/Surgical Inpatients – Two visitors over the age of 18 per eligible patient per day; hospital visiting hours will be 8:00 am – […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Foundation Contributes $20,000 towards the Purchase of Point of Care Ultrasound

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Foundation gave $20,000 to Hamilton Memorial Hospital to help towards the purchase of Point of Care Ultrasound.   Point of care ultrasound refers to the use of portable ultrasonography at a patient’s bedside, and has been proven to help improve patient outcomes and experiences by providing a faster diagnosis, and minimizing delays in […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District’s Laboratory awarded Continued Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District’s (HMHD) Laboratory has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. Hamilton Memorial Hospital Laboratory underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review […]

Hamilton Memorial Family Clinics Offering Free Sports Physicals

McLeansboro Family Clinic and Carmi Family Clinic will offer free sports physicals to incoming Hamilton County, Carmi White County, and NCOE high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors starting June 3rd every Thursday and Friday by appointment only. Sports physicals must be completed by June 25th.     To participate, students or parents should call McLeansboro […]

Hospital Week 2021

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to working to keep people well, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community.  For 60 years, Hamilton Memorial Hospital has […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Awaits COVID-19 Vaccine Allotment from IDPH

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) is currently awaiting COVID-19 vaccine allotments, including for those who are aged 65 and older, from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). At this time, all COVID-19 vaccine allotments available for Hamilton County residents are exclusively coordinated directly through the local Hamilton County Health Department. Unfortunately, there is no […]

HMHD Administers COVID-19 Vaccine to 50

On Tuesday, December 29th, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) front line workers, Hamilton County Law Enforcement and Frist Responders received their first round of the COVID-19 vaccine.  50 people were vaccinated with more scheduled for later in the week. Jeanie Chamness, HMHD Hospitalist and McLeansboro Family Clinic weekend provider was among those vaccinated today. Jeanie […]

COVID-19 Vaccines Coming Soon

COVID-19 Vaccines coming soon! Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) and Family Clinics are excited that the first round of COVID-19 vaccines are coming to HMHD for healthcare personnel!   Phase 1a of vaccines will be administered to healthcare professionals and long-term care patients. Phase 1b of vaccines will be administered to those who are 75+ […]

Dr. Alec Hood To Join Hamilton Memorial Hospital McLeansboro Family Clinic January 2021

Hamilton Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome long-time, local physician Alec Hood, M.D. to the Hamilton Memorial Hospital McLeansboro Family Clinic beginning January 1, 2021. “I appreciate the trust my patients have shown in allowing me to provide for their medical needs since 1981,” said Dr. Alec Hood. “I will continue to provide the same […]