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

From left, Tiffany Gibson and her daughter Piper Gibson cross the finish line at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Races for all Paces Saturday morning at OBrien Stadium. When asked why she participated, Tiffany said Why not? Its a great day and its an awesome feeling. Its a good promotion of healthy habits for sure. Piper noted that she couldnt wait to get some water.

SBLHC hosts first Races for all Paces since COVID-19

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2022

The 80-degree summer heat didn’t stop more than 800 runners from participating in the first Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Race for all Paces since COVID-19 Saturday morning at O’Brien Stadium. Through...

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...

SBL talks mental health, stressors for college students

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter May 14, 2019

Lisa Ballinger, a social worker clinic specialist for Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System's Psychiatry and Counseling Unit, said the emotional wellbeing of college students is a growing concern in our rapidly...

Shooting victim was 26-year-old male flown to Urbana hospital

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor March 4, 2019

A 26-year-old man was shot in the abdomen early Sunday morning near 7th Street and Buchanan Avenue. The victim was transported to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and then flown to Carle Foundation Hospital...

Relay for Life committee to meet Monday

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer January 14, 2016

With the Coles County Relay for Life scheduled for Aug. 20, The American Cancer Society is starting to get down to plan the relay. Jason Wyatt, the publicity and sponsorship chair for Relay for Life...

Sarah Bush to host annual tree festival

Tiffany Wayne, Staff Reporter November 18, 2015

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center will be hosting the 17th annual Festival of Trees at 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at the hospital. The...

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2015

Robert Webb, the vice chair of Eastern’s Board of Trustees, died at 1:32 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon. Webb, of Mattoon, was 87 years old. Arrangements...

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