Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Jennifer Hodgerson. Jennifer is a physical therapist in the Rehabilitation Services department. She’s been employed at Passavant 9 years. Her nomination from a grateful patient read,...

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Passavant Area Hospital is accepting applications for a free, four-day summer camp for high school students who are interested in a nursing career. The summer camp, called Teens Experiencing Nursing (TEN), will be held...

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Passavant hosted Luke, left, and Ethan Grable Feb. 13 as part of Jacksonville’s Boy Scout Citizenship Day. Both are students at Jacksonville High School and members of local Boy Scout Troop 113. Luke spent...

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Carrie Cole, BSN, left, and Ann Prather have joined the Passavant Area Hospital Foundation as trustees according to Pam Martin, Executive Director of the Foundation. Cole is owner/bookkeeper for The Medicine Shoppe in Jacksonville...

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Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Kari Jennings. Kari is a registered nurse in the Outpatient Clinic. She’s been employed at Passavant 18 years. Her nomination from an appreciative co-worker read, “Kari...

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Physical Therapists Clinic Ltd., a rehabilitation therapy business with locations in Jacksonville and Beardstown, will become part of Passavant Rehabilitation Services Feb. 1. “This acquisition allows us to provide increased rehabilitation opportunities for the...

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JACKSONVILLE – Illinois is experiencing a severe flu season, with many people experiencing flu-like symptoms throughout Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

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One hundred thirty persons donated blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center during the January 2017 blood drive at Passavant Area Hospital. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center holds monthly blood drives at...

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Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Krystle Walz. Krystle is a supervisor in the Food Services department. She’s been employed at Passavant 14 years. Her nomination from an appreciative co-worker read, “I...

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As we wrap up the year, the Obstetrics Department at Passavant Area Hospital is reporting 361 births for 2016. Of that number, 181 were girls and 180 boys. What were the most popular names...

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Race Donates $3,000 to Special Olympics

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Kevin Eckhoff, Communications Coordinator and Race Director of the Passavant-Gatorade 5K/10K, center, presents a check for $3,000 to Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics team members, Crystal Jackson, left, and Jesse Mattern. The check represents proceeds from this year’s 25th Annual Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K. Jackson and Mattern both participated in the May 27 event. Also present for the check presentation was Harry Schmidt, left, Passavant president and chief executive officer, and Richard Larkin, community living services director for Pathway Services Unlimited, Inc. The Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics program provides competition in several different sports to over 100 Special Olympics athletes from Jacksonville and the surrounding area. Sports offered include: athletics, basketball, bowling, flag football, soccer, softball and volleyball. The Passavant-Gatorade 5K/10K is the longest consecutive running event in Jacksonville.

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