A few medical centers offer high-quality medical attention at facilities in and near the City of Mattoon. In addition, numerous practices, specializing in a diverse range of healthcare services, are easily accessible to residents.
Centrally located in Coles County, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center is a 128-bed, not-for-profit, JCAHO-accredited regional hospital. SBL provides a full range of acute care and home health services to residents of Coles and the surrounding counties in East Central and Southern Illinois. The Health Center’s active and consulting medical staff includes approximately 145 physicians and mid-level providers representing 28 specialties. Some of the services provided by the Health Center include: Regional Cancer Center, Outpatient Surgery Center, Women & Children's Services, Level II Perinatal Unit, Adult Care Unit, Behavioral Health Services, Radiology and Imaging Services, Cardiac Catheterization and Rehabilitation and Laboratory. Outreach services include Lincolnland Home Health and Hospice, Adult Day Care, Lifeline, In Home Medical and Sarah’s Homemakers. It sponsors a number of support groups and outreach activities to create healthy communities. SBL continues to invest in facility upgrades in order to meet the growing demands for advanced healthcare in the area. In August 2010, the Prairie Pavilion I medical office building (complete with a walk-in occupational health clinic) opened; Prairie Pavilion II, home to various SBL clinics, opened in June 2011. SBL also unveiled its latest construction project in summer 2011. This three-year, $48 million initiative includes renovated and expanded Emergency Room space, surgical suites and laboratory, and will result in all-private patient rooms.
Carle Foundation Physicians - Mattoon/Charleston offers a wide range of healthcare services to meet the needs of the community. The clinic is equipped with a complete nursing and patient care staff and visiting specialists who provide high quality care in a comfortable environment. Medical services include adult medicine, convenient care, women’s health, pediatrics, psychiatry/psychology, family practice and diabetes/nutritional services. The Carle Physician Group also offers expanded medical specialty services (provided by visiting specialists) in the areas of cardiology, neurology, oncology, endocrinology, urology and many others.
In addition to these exceptional medical resources, the Mattoon area is furnished with services from the new Coles County Community Health Center, a modern community-based outpatient VA clinic on Lake Land Blvd. and a medley of further physician practices. The community also offers three convenient pharmacies at CVS, Walgreens and Wal-Mart.