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Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities: HMHD Family Clinic COVID-19 vaccines are offered weekly by appointment only.  Call 618.643.5859 for appointment setting information. Effective March 26, eligibility is based exclusively on manufacturer vaccine age recommendations only. Therefore, anyone 16 or older is eligible for vaccines. This is subject to change based on vaccine availability and IDPH direction at […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Visiting Hours Modified Starting Feb. 25

For the health and safety of our patients and care team, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) will modify visitor restrictions to the hospital beginning Thursday, February 25th. Only one visitor over the age of 18 per eligible patient allowed at any time Patients may accept visitors at any time  Visitors should not stay or wait in […]

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 […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Secures Funding for Roof Replacement Through Wayne White Electric and USDA

(McLeansboro, Illinois) – On Monday, December 14, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) with the assistance of Wayne White Electric and Peoples National Bank’s Loan Officer, Mark Epperson, secured $580,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program. The REDLG program provides zero-interest loans and grants to rural utilities, such […]

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 […]

Mask Up Foxes

A group comprised of representatives from Hamilton Memorial Hospital, Local Emergency Management, McLeansboro Police Department, Hamilton County Unit 10 Schools and the Local Health Department is calling all Hamilton County residents to action in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In efforts to protect the county’s most vulnerable community members, the Hamilton County […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital To Modify Patient Visitor Restrictions

For the health and safety of our patients and care team, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) will modify visitor restrictions to the hospital beginning Thursday, February 25th. Only one visitor over the age of 18 per eligible patient allowed at any time Patients may accept visitors at any time  Visitors should not stay or wait […]

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District CEO Honored With The ‘4 Under 40’ Award

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) Chief Executive Officer, Victoria Woodrow named one of the “4 Under 40” at the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) annual conference. The “4 Under 40” award honors ICAHN member hospital professionals who are making a significant difference and have demonstrated success in their healthcare career. Nominees are judged on […]