Addressing Health Disparities

Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Mask Up

Each one of us has an important role in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses, doctors and healthcare providers on the front lines are asking all Illinois residents to stop the spread by taking reasonable precautions: Wear a mask in public, limit indoor social gatherings, wash your hands and avoid crowds.

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Unsung Heroes

Thank You

Who are the unsung heroes in your community? From nursing to housekeeping, Illinois healthcare workers have demonstrated perseverence in the face of COVID-19. We applaud their dedication and compassion on the front lines of this unprecedented health crisis.

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COVID-19 Updates


IHA is working closely with health departments and government officials to ensure Illinois hospitals have the resources and support they need to respond to COVID-19. See our COVID-19 webpage for key resources, government updates, clinical guidance for providers and information from IHA on a range of issues, including federal policy, behavioral health and telehealth.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Biden health nominee faces first Senate test

President Biden’s nominee to lead the massive federal health agency faced his first Senate hearing with some Republicans indicating he doesn’t have the experience necessary for the job. The Hill

  • Feb 24, 2021
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FDA says Johnson & Johnson vaccine meets requirements for authorization

Johnson & Johnson and FDA released respective detailed analysis on the one-shot COVID vaccine; FDA announced the data meets requirements for the emergency use authorization review process. ABC News

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Veto House Bill 3360

As a hospital leader proud of healthcare efforts in the fight against COVID, we urge the governor to veto HB3360. Herald-News (Joliet) Letter by Senior VP, External Affairs, Silver Cross Hospital

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