MOST RECENT NEWS ARTICLES

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN ‘A’ FOR THE FALL 2020 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

BELOIT, WI. (December 22, 2020) – Beloit Health System receives the highest Patient Safety Rating of providers in Rock County, WI, and Winnebago County, IL. Beloit Health System was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing BHS’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months. It is based on a hospital’s performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections, and other harms to patients in their care.

Read More

AREA FIRST RESPONDERS POLICE/FIRE/EMS TO SALUTE HEALTHCARE HEROES IN SPECIAL TRIBUTE

BELOIT, WI. (December 10, 2020) — The City of Beloit Police, Fire, EMS, and Area First Responders will be paying a special tribute to the Beloit Health System Staff in honor of their continued commitment to the Community during the COVID pandemic. Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement Agencies from the area will be present at Beloit Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 14th. At 6 pm, First Responders, who will be stationed outdoors, will turn on vehicle lights, (no sirens), and show appreciation by applause. “This is a very meaningful tribute. We are humbled by the support and recognition of our Healthcare Heroes. Their dedication and sacrifices are unwavering, and we are proud to recognize them with this special Tribute,” commented Tim McKevett, President and CEO.

Read More

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM: NEW VISITOR RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 2: NO VISITORS ALLOWED

BELOIT, WI. (October 30, 2020) – In an abundance of caution and until further notice, Beloit Health System has reinstated visitor restrictions to protect the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community. As COVID-19 continues to evolve, BHS has updated visitor restrictions to reduce the risk to our patients and staff. The following visitor policies remain in place:

Read More

September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

For the next several weeks, the American Counseling Association will be dedicated to raising awareness of suicide and advocating the prevention of this public health crisis. We are committed to shedding light on this largely stigmatized and difficult topic by providing resources to inform and educate professionals and the community on how to identify warning signs, take action, and significantly reduce the number of deaths by suicide.  Here is information about the Beloit Health System's Counseling Care Center and the resources available locally>>

Check out the Suicide Prevention Month webpage, and downloadable resources. 

If you are struggling, or you are concerned about someone you know, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (press 1 if you are a Veteran or Service Member), or chat online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.
Read More

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM FAMILY AND FRIENDS AWAIT BABY’S ARRIVAL BY HOSTING A COVID FRIENDLY OUTDOOR LOBBY

BELOIT, WI. (August 21, 2020) — Proud new parents, Devin Huffman and Timothy Joseph, T.J. Huffman welcomed their first child, baby girl, Wren Lee Huffman. Born 7lbs, 5oz and 19.5,” Wren arrived at 3:39 pm on August 19 in the newest wing of the recently renovated Packard Family Care Center. Proud new Mom, Devin, is a teacher at Hackett Elementary School, and Dad, T.J., is a City of Beloit Firefighter. T.J.’s two sisters work for BHS as both a CT Tech and RN in the Family Care Center.

Read More

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM EXPANDS HOURS

BELOIT, WI. (August 4, 2020) – Beloit Health System is here for you during the Covid-19 crisis with an emphasis on providing the very best care for the community. BHS is safe, protected, and available for your medical needs.  Beloit Health System continues to update hours of service based on our most important factor, the well-being of our patients and staff.

Read More