The Boone County area is served by exceptional healthcare facilities. State of the art hospitals are expertly staffed and provide emergency medical treatment as well as a variety of specialized health care prevention and treatment programs. Belvidere is home to a pool of talented health care professionals including physicians, nurses, therapists, optometrists and dentists.
Northwest Suburban Community Hospital in Belvidere offers a Medical/Surgical Unit, Physical Therapy, Laboratory, Radiology and Outpatient Services. The hospitals Bariatric Treatment Center serves the needs of community members with serious weight disorders through a specialized medical program including surgical solutions for long-term weight loss.
OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, located on the eastern side of Rockford, is a 254-bed Level I trauma center facility. This facility is home to the Regional Burn Unit, Regional Heart Institute, the Illinois Neuroscience Institute and the new Center for Cancer Care.
This teaching hospital is affiliated with the UIC College of Medicine at Rockford, and serves as the site for the Northern Illinois Mobile Intensive Care Program and the Bachelors Degree for the College of Nursing.
Rockford Memorial Hospital is a 434-bed, full service hospital with a Level I Trauma Center and numerous specialized programs, including the REACT medical helicopter, Regional Dialysis Center, Neonatal/Pediatric Intensive Care Units, a Family Birthing Center and ASK-A-NURSE, a 24-hour health information and referral service.
Established in 1911, Swedish American Hospital is recognized nationally for excellence in the fields of cardiovascular medicine, cancer treatment, psychiatry, mental health treatment, obstetrics, laser and emergency medicine. This 400-bed, acute care facility is home to the areas busiest emergency room. In addition, this teaching hospital is affiliated with the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Belvidere residents also have convenient access to numerous walk-in clinics. Area clinics include Riverview Medical Group, the Shappert Primary Care Clinic and the Belvidere Clinic. OSF HealthCare's plans are underway to build a 14,000 square foot primary care facility in Belvidere. This clinic will offer diagnostic services and an urgent care center.
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