• News for Press Release

    Thursday, July 02, 2020
    In a move that will increase the access for substance use disorder (SUD) services across Southern Illinois, Centerstone and The Fellowship House are pleased to announce that they have aligned their services through a merger, effective July 1, 2020. “Bringing The Fellowship House into the Centerstone family is first and foremost about our mission – delivering care that changes people’s lives. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, July 02, 2020
    One additional case of COVID-19 was reported to Jackson County Health Department over the past 24 hours. The individual, a male in his twenties, acquired the disease through contact with a known case. He is being placed in isolation. To date, there have been 331 confirmed cases in the county, including 19 related deaths. 296 individuals have been released from isolation in accordance with CDC ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 29, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified of one additional case of COVID-19 in Jackson County over the past 24 hours. The individual is a male, preteen/teen, who acquired the disease through contact with a known case. He is being placed in isolation. No new cases were reported in Jackson County over the weekend. To date, there have been 328 confirmed cases in the county, including 19 ...read more
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    Friday, June 26, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was not notified of any additional cases of COVID-19 in Jackson County over the past 24 hours. To date, there have been 327 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including 19 related deaths. 292 individuals have been released from isolation, in accordance with CDC guidelines. Sixteen active cases are currently being managed. If you have a fever, cough, difficulty ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 22, 2020
    One new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported to Jackson County Health Department over the past 24 hours. The individual is a female in her fifties, who acquired the disease through contact with another known case. She is being placed in isolation. To date, there have been 322 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to COVID-19. A total of 284 individuals have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, June 22, 2020
    On Wednesday, June 24th the Boys & Girls Clubs Southern Illinois will reopen the Springer Street and school-based sites with modifications and limited numbers to start. At this time, due to the need to have no more than 8 youth and 2 staff per group in a room priority will be given to currently enrolled members.  All others will be placed on a waiting list.  Here is what families and members need ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 19, 2020
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host three Parent Peers Empowering Parents (PPEP) meetings via video/telephone providing support, education and inspiration for parents. All parents are welcome to attend any or all of the following meetings, held from 6-8 p.m.:Tuesday, June 23Topic: Individual Education Program (IEP)/504 plansPlease join by either:Visiting ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 19, 2020
    No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to Jackson County Health Department over the past 24 hours. To date, there have been 320 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to COVID-19. Five more individuals were released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines, bringing the total released to 280 individuals. Twenty-two active cases are currently being ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care is introducing a zero suicide initiative at its locations in Illinois. While Centerstone has long had a focus on crisis and suicide prevention services, the goal of this new initiative is to add further resources around the issue of suicide.According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), in 2018 48,244 Americans died by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Debra Richard, a residential supervisor at Centerstone, was recently honored with The Arc of Illinois’ Direct Services Professional Award for her outstanding, dedicated, direct care service and support to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   Nominations were open in early 2020, and Debra was selected as one of 10 finalists in early April. The winner was to be announced ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department sadly announces one death related to COVID-19. The individual is a male in his sixties, who was previously confirmed to have acquired the disease. The health department was not notified in the past 24 hours of any new cases in Jackson County. To date, there have been 320 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to COVID-19. One more ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to Jackson County Health Department in the past 24 hours. To date, there have been 320 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to COVID-19. Two more individuals were released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines, bringing the total released to 275 individuals. Twenty-seven active cases are currently being ...read more
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    Monday, June 15, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department sadly announces two deaths related to COVID-19. One death is a female in her eighties. The other death is a male in his forties. Both individuals were previously confirmed to have acquired the disease. The health department was also notified in the past 24 hours of three Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 15, 2020
    After being postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Carbondale announces the annual Residential Spring Clean-Up Program will begin July 10th, 2020. This program serves single-family dwellings up to and including 4-unit buildings. The Spring Cleanup Program allows residents to dispose of household items and general rubbish generated from the dwelling being served. To participate in ...read more
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    Monday, June 15, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department sadly announces two deaths related to COVID-19. The individuals are both male, one in his sixties and the other in his forties. Both were previously confirmed to have acquired the disease. The health department was not notified in the past 24 hours of any new cases with Jackson County residents. To date, there have been 319 confirmed cases in Jackson County, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 12, 2020
    On Monday, June 15, City Hall will re-open to the public. The Civic Center will remain closed, as events are still limited to 10 people or less under Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan. Face masks or face coverings will be required to enter City Hall. As a precaution, plexiglass has been installed at all locations where employees interact with the public, and social distance markers have ...read more
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    Friday, June 12, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of four Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as follows: • Female – One in her twenties, and one in her sixties; • Male – One in his forties, and one in his sixties. All acquired the disease through close contact with a known case, or through transmission in the community (i.e., ...read more
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    Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of four Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as follows: • Female – One in her seventies, and one in her nineties; • Male – Two in their forties. All acquired the disease through close contact with a known case. They are being placed in isolation. To date, there have been 312 ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department sadly announces the death of a female in her nineties who was previously confirmed to have COVID-19. Our thoughts are with her family at this difficult time. In addition, the health department was notified in the past 24 hours of three Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as follows: • Female – One in her twenties, ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 09, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of three Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as follows: • Female – One in her thirties, and one in her eighties; • Male – One in his seventies. All acquired the disease through close contact with a known case, or through transmission in the community (i.e., unable to trace back ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 08, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of one Jackson County resident confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individual is a female in her teens, believed to have acquired the disease through close contact with a known case. She is being placed in isolation. Therefore, to date, there have been 302 laboratory confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eleven ...read more
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