Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Centegra Health System’s plans for its Woodstock hospital were front and center at a hearing before a state regulatory board at the Woodstock Opera House Oct. 2. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board held the hearing to gather testimony about four...
Mayor Cites ‘Opportunities’ at State of the City

Mayor Cites ‘Opportunities’ at State of the City

The city of Woodstock has plenty of opportunities for economic growth despite recent setbacks, Mayor Brian Sager told local business leaders. The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted its annual State of the City address Sept. 21, which included a...
Citing Financial Pressure, Centegra Cuts Staff

Citing Financial Pressure, Centegra Cuts Staff

Chaplains, pharmacists among those laid off Centegra Health System officials announced plans Sept. 19 to eliminate or outsource 361 jobs in the face of mounting financial pressure. The layoffs will affect 131 employees throughout the Crystal Lake-based health system,...

Hearing on for Oct. 2, Evening Session Added

An evening session has been added to the schedule for a public hearing on changes at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board will host its main hearing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, with a second session added...
Woodstock Launches Health Care Campaign

Woodstock Launches Health Care Campaign

Public hearing on Centegra set for Oct. 2, city’s meetings begin Sept. 18 As a public hearing on cuts at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock moves forward, the city of Woodstock is pushing to replace services that appear set to be eliminated. In a press release issued Sept....
City Wants Hearing on Hospital Changes

City Wants Hearing on Hospital Changes

After Centegra files application with state board, officials request public hearing   The city of Woodstock has asked for a hearing on Centegra Health System’s plans to discontinue some services at its hospital in Woodstock. The city submitted a request Aug. 21...
Centegra to Suspend Most Inpatient Care

Centegra to Suspend Most Inpatient Care

Centegra Health System plans to greatly reduce the number of services it offers at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, suspending most inpatient care and leaving the hospital with a “basic” emergency department. By Aug. 14, the 106-bed hospital at 3701 Doty Road will stop...

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