The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Charleston City Councilman Jeff Lahr moves the city ordinance approving the proposal of the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Hospice House to vote during the City Council meeting Tuesday evening. The house will come with eight suites, each with private bedrooms, a kitchen, a library and several family areas totalling at 14,000 square feet. The Council approved of the ordinance 4-0.

City Council approves of SBLHC hospice house, expansions

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 5, 2022

The Charleston City Council voted 4-0 in favor of the ordinance for the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Hospice House on Tuesday night.  This property is located within the Charleston zoning jurisdiction...

Coles Co. COVID-19 cases see surge

Coles Co. COVID-19 cases see surge

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

Coles County saw 56 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, following 49 new cases Tuesday and 63 new cases Monday. The new cases bring the total number of positive tests up to 6,784 new cases. Since the pandemic,...

SBLHC activates Internal Disaster Plan

SBLHC activates Internal Disaster Plan

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021

Sarah Bush Lincoln Center is activating its Internal Disaster Plan due to a surge of inpatients, according to an email sent to hospital staff by SBLHC President and CEO Jerry Esker. The Education Center...

Attempted robbery thwarted Tuesday

Staff Report October 14, 2015

A female was transported to Sarah Bush Health Care Center with non-life threatening injuries after she was struck during an attempted robbery in the 1700 block of 11th Street Tuesday night. In a press...

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