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September 9 Medical Office Building Updates

The main patient parking lot in front of the hospital will open Monday morning, but please feel free to continue to use WGH’s shuttle service. Thanks to the volunteers in the WGH Auxiliary for providing this service to our patients and visitors!

The roof on the new medical office building is almost complete, and drywall will be hung in the near future.
Some drywall has been hung in the Orthopaedic addition.

The hospital’s old skylights were removed in preparation for new ones. We hope everyone is excited as we are to see the front of the hospital transform!

The same day surgery waiting room will reopen on Monday.

Work continues in our radiology area to offer mammography services in-house later this year. Thanks to all of our donors and the WGH Foundation for helping make this project possible!

Released: 09/09/2021

September 2 Medical Office Building Updates

At our new medical office building location, several crews are working hard! Electricians are mounting boxes and conduit. HVAC installers are installing large duct toward the eastern part of the building.

In the interior of the main hospital, electricians are splicing conduit and adding junction boxes at the sewer containment. The former boardroom is being cleaned and tidied up. Lights have been energized also.

Drywall hangers are hanging sheetrock above the ceiling and on interior walls at the orthopaedic addition.

VAC workmen are installing ductwork, and electricians are beginning to pull wire to the addition.

Our kitchen will be closing for a few months for renovations starting September 20. More information will be given closer to time.

Released: 09/02/2021

August 26 Medical Office Building Updates

The stone layers have completed 40% of the thin stone wainscot at the orthopaedic addition. HVAC installers are running main above-ceiling duct, and the drywaller is in the process of hanging above-ceiling sheetrock. Interior electrical and plumbing rough-ins are 90% complete.

The main parking lot in front of the hospital has been demolished. Approximately 60% of it has been stripped of asphalt and concrete.

At the medical office building, framers, plumbers and electricians have been very busy on both the first and second story construction.

Drain work is still being completed inside the hospital.

Released: 08/26/2021

August 19 Medical Office Building Updates

Drain work is still being completed on the inside of the hospital.

The roof is planned to be installed next week on the new medical office building.

The main hospital entrance is now open. The stone looks great, so be sure to stop by and see it! Please check-in at the receptionist’s desk upon entering.

The roof on the orthopaedic addition is complete, and drywall will begin next week.

Released: 08/19/2021

August 12 Medical Office Building Updates

Concrete has been poured on the second floor of the medical office building. In the next two weeks, the perimeter wall framing and sheathing will begin. Roofing is anticipated to begin at the end of August.

Bricklayers are busy designing the front entrance of the hospital. Be sure to swing by and see the finished product soon!

Roofing is beginning soon at the Orthopaedic addition. This will allow interior work to commence.

Drain work is still in progress around the interior of the hospital. Please be patient, follow our signage and do not hesitate to ask for directions.

Released: 08/12/2021

August 5 Medical Office Building Updates

At the Orthopaedic addition, the carpenters are framing interior walls. They're also performing additional framing at all openings, windows and doors to accommodate the exterior finish. Electricians are beginning conduit piping to the new addition.

Superior Concrete poured concrete on the second floor of the new medical office building. The plumbers are installing overhead piping in the western portion of the first floor.

Carpenters are installing plywood wall sheathing and detailing the gypsum board sheathing at the main entrance canopy.

Released: 08/05/2021

2021 NRC Health Excellence Award

Wabash General Hospital Earns 2021 NRC Health Excellence Award for Top Patient-Satisfaction Ratings

Released: 08/05/2021

July 29 Medical Office Building Updates

Many updates have taken place on the addition at our Orthopaedic location. The employee parking lot will be available August 9. The roof will be placed on the addition next week. All exterior walls are in place and have been sheathed as well as one interior wall.

Workers are installing light-gauge framing in the position of a sub-fascia at the main entrance canopy.

Drain work is still ongoing inside the hospital. Please continue to look for signs or ask an employee for directions. Don't forget to utilize our shuttle service by calling 618-263-8682.

Released: 07/29/2021

July 22 Medical Office Building Updates

The roof trusses have been set at the Orthopaedic addition.

The new employee parking lot is complete, and employees are now welcome to park in it.

Chairs, tables, phones and other supplies have been moved in to the new meeting room. A new screen and projector will be installed at a later date.

All of the concrete has been poured on the main floor of the new medical office building, and concrete work on the second floor will begin next week. Roofing will hopefully begin on August 2.

Released: 07/22/2021

July 15 Medical Office Building Updates

The new temporary front entrance brought about changes, and we appreciate your patience as we work through these together. Please refer to indoor and outdoor signage, seek a parking attendant with any questions and contact the shuttle service for transportation.

Walls are up at the Orthopaedic building, and trusses will be added next week. Be sure to swing by and see the progress!

In preparation for a new "face" of the hospital, the letters that made up "Wabash General Hospital" were demolished this week. Drainage work is also beginning inside the hospital.

Released: 07/15/2021

July 8 Medical Office Building Updates

Our front entrance will be temporarily closing in the near future.

An exterior wall was placed at the Orthopaedic building.

The new meeting room is taking shape! Cabinets have been installed, and a ceiling will be installed in the near future.

Released: 07/08/2021

July 1 Medical Office Building Updates

At the new medical office building site, workers are welding bracing to the beams and detailing. A crew is finishing the column and beam framing on the east portion, and the concrete crew has formed the remaining foundation wall for the building.

The new meeting room will be open before long but without flooring. Carpet will be installed at a later date.

Electricians installed under-slab conduit, plumbers are installing waste and vent piping, and the KBC crew has installed storm piping and a catch basin in the parking lot extension at our Orthopaedic & Rehab building.

Released: 07/01/2021

June 24 Medical Office Building Updates

At the new medical office building site, you will find many steel beams in place! If you haven't been by to check out the progress, you must do so very soon!

Wall framing will begin in the next few weeks at our Orthopaedics & Rehab location. The Superior Concrete crew poured the north, east and west foundation walls and formed the new foundation wall at the existing north wall of our Ortho building.

Drywall work is being completed in the new meeting room space.

Released: 06/24/2021

June 17 Medical Office Building Updates

Footers were laid and preparation began for tying rebar at the Ortho addition site.

At the new medical office building site, the hoist way was laid and several steel beams have been put in place. This process is moving quick, so be sure to stop by and check it out!

Electric and drywall work has begun in the new meeting space inside the hospital.

Released: 06/17/2021

June 10 Medical Office Building Updates

The crane will be at the new medical office building site for approximately one month installing steel beams.

Framing and drywall are taking place in the new boardroom/classroom space. A new steel beam has been installed, and the walls have been fire-rated.

Thank you for your continued patience!

Released: 06/10/2021

June 3 Medical Office Building Updates

The mobile units (MRI, Mammography, etc.) were relocated today.

The canopy above the Administration office was demolished. This entrance will remain closed, as additional construction will begin next week.

It will take six weeks for the steel to be installed at the new medical office building site, and this process started today.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this exciting time!

Released: 06/03/2021

May 27 Medical Office Building Updates

The Kieffer Brothers Crew is excavating the remainder of the MRI drive.

The Kieffer Brothers Crew is also present at the Ortho building, compacting the backfill in lifts.

At the new medical office building site, the concrete crew formed the east foundation wall in preparation for pouring. The elevator hoistway footing has been poured.

Construction is moving along in the new meeting room as well!

Released: 05/27/2021

May 20 Medical Office Building Updates

The Mount Carmel Public Utility crew has begun trenching the primary service at the north exterior of the hospital. Kieffer Brothers poured the foundation for the new transformers.

The north and west footings have been poured at the Medical Office Building site.

The new meeting room area and cardiac rehab area are officially under construction. Thank you for your patience during this exciting time! 

Released: 05/20/2021

2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare from Modern Healthcare

For the second year in a row, Wabash General Hospital recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021!

Released: 05/17/2021

May 13 Medical Office Building Updates

The Kieffer Brothers Crew performed final grading of the aggregate base at the new Medical Office Building site. The concrete crew anticipates to pour footings on Monday, May 17.

The drywall and doorframe in the Payroll Office have been painted.

Dirt work is in full swing at the new mobile unit site.

Released: 05/13/2021

May 6 Medical Office Building Updates

The footprint site for the new Medical Office Building has been sealed, rolled, tamped, etc. Construction inside the hospital nearest the cafeteria is in full swing including demolishing doors, removing flooring and ceiling tiles. Please be patient as we continue to enhance our hospital to bring quality services locally. Thank you for your cooperation!

Released: 05/06/2021

April 29 Medical Office Building Updates

TRI-State Fence has completely enclosed the Medical Office Building site, and the ground has been leveled.
A temporary wall was installed inside the hospital. In the meantime, please use the back hallway behind the cafeteria and ask an employee for directions. Construction is moving along quickly, and we appreciate your patience during this exciting time!

Released: 04/29/2021

April 22 Medical Office Building Updates

The Kieffer Bros. busted up the main hospital entrance from 13th street and are currently excavating the building pad site. A temporary fence has been installed around the construction area. We appreciate your patience during this exciting time!

Released: 04/22/2021

April 15 Medical Office Building Updates

Thanks to Kieffer Bros., the area continues to be cleared each day in preparation for building. They removed a relatively large tree and barricaded the main entrance from 13th Street, and it is temporarily closed. Kieffer Bros. is currently busting the concrete drive using a rubber-tired hammer in preparation to remove the entire concrete drive and curbs. We appreciate your patience during this exciting time!

Released: 04/15/2021

April 8 Medical Office Building Updates

Wabash General Hospital is excited to announce that construction has started on the newest addition to our facility, our Medical Office Building! Kieffer Brothers Construction, located in Mount Carmel, IL, began the ground work preparation today. Be on the lookout for a fence to be installed as well as a temporary trailer around the construction area. Please be cautious while driving on 13th Street, as heavy equipment will be operating. We appreciate your patience during this exciting time!

 

Released: 04/08/2021

WCHC Receives FQHC Look-Alike Status

Wabash Community Health Center is pleased to announce it has received Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) look-alike status by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)

Released: 04/06/2021

Mammography Services to be Available In-House

Wabash General Hospital Foundation is delighted to announce their support to bring mammography in-house for Wabash General Hospital, and plans to purchase brand new state of the art mammography equipment with the latest technology and a remodel of the radiology department space.


Released: 03/26/2021

WGH invests in UVC technology to ensure a germ-free environment

Tru-D robot inactivates unwanted pathogens including SARS-CoV-2 with cutting-edge technology

Released: 03/09/2021

Weather Update for February 16th

Due to the current weather conditions, we wanted to keep everyone up-to-date on WGH’s services for Tuesday, February 16th. 

Released: 02/15/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Allotments

COVID-19 Vaccine Allotments

Released: 01/25/2021

5-Star HCAHPS rating

Wabash General Hospital achieves ‘5-Star’ HCAHPS rating, honored for excellence in quality of care 

Released: 12/08/2020

Meeting Notice - December Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
December 15, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 12/08/2020

Meeting Notice - November Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
November 23, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 11/16/2020

Meeting Notice - October Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
October 26, 2020 
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 10/19/2020

Meeting Notice - September Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
September 28, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 09/21/2020

Meeting Notice - August Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
August 24, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 08/21/2020

Best Place to Work in 2020 by Modern Healthcare

Wabash General Hospital has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in alphabetical order, is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplaceslist. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring a ranked list of all the winners along with the October 12 issue.

Released: 07/14/2020

Meeting Notice - June Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
June 22, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 06/19/2020

Public Hearing - June 15, 2020

The City of Mt. Carmel on behalf of Wabash General Hospital District will hold a public hearing on June 15, 2020 at 8:30 A.M.

Released: 06/04/2020

WGH Recognized as Best Place to Work

Wabash General Hospital was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council and Best Companies Group. 

Released: 05/19/2020

Meeting Notice - May Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
May 18, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769

Released: 05/15/2020

Meeting Notice - April Board Meeting

WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL
AGENDA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
April 27, 2020
Conference Call – 4:00 P.M. (978)990-5377 access code 456769


Released: 04/24/2020

Meeting Notice

A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of Wabash General Hospital, a District Hospital, located at 1418 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Illinois (the Hospital) will be held on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM by remote teleconference for the sole purpose of seeking approval to borrow funds from a local financia institution under the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as authorized under the provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). 

Under the terms of Executive Orders No. 2020-07 and 2020-18 issued by the Governor of the State of Illinois, which temporarily suspend the Illinois Open Meeting Act provisions relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body, this Special Meeting will be held in a remote access manner.  The public can access this Special Meeting by calling 1-978-990-5377 Access Code 456769 at the date and time as stated above.

The Agenda for the Special Meeting is as follows:

AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF
WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL 
April 13, 2020
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Discussion of SBA PPP Borrowing Opportunity
  4. Presentation of Borrowing Resolutions for SBA PPP Loan
  5. Vote on the Borrowing Resolution
  6. Adjournment

Released: 04/10/2020

Exciting Things to Come at WGH's Grayville Clinic

Wabash General Hospital strives to provide high-quality, cost effective health care to enhance the quality of life for its entire service area.  To continue to provide the best care for our patients, we are expanding and renovating the Wabash General Hospital Grayville Clinic.

Released: 01/20/2020

Dr. Jani Joins Wabash General Hospital

Dr. S. B. Jani’s privately owned practice will be owned and managed by Wabash General Hospital in July, 2019.  WGH looks forward to continuing to serve all the patients of Dr. Jani. 

Released: 07/01/2019

WGH Named Best Place to Work in Illinois

Wabash General Hospital was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Illinois!

Released: 06/17/2019

New WGH Orthopaedic Clinic Opening in Flora

Wabash General Hospital will open another off-site orthopaedic clinic at Clay County Hospital Medical Clinic located at 929 Stacey Burk Drive, Flora, Illinois on May 1, 2019.

Released: 04/01/2019

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