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    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    Until 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Deadline for CGH Health Foundation Scholarships

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Friday, June 14th, is the submission deadline for the 2024 CGH Health Foundation scholarship application. Area students already accepted into their healthcare/nursing program professional field of study are eligible. There are 11 different grants available, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

Four new scholarships created this year include the $2,000 Jill Adolph Nursing Scholarship, $1,000 Anne C. Marry Nursing Scholarship, $1,000 Mary McCormick Nursing Scholarship and $2,500 Gene and Lu Robbins Healthcare Scholarship. Total amount to be awarded is $28,500.

Other scholarships include: three $3,000 Althea Larson Nursing Scholarships, one $1,000 Edgar and Florence Hall Nursing Scholarship, one $1,000 Bill and Marrietta Lilly Healthcare Scholarship, and two $3,000 Sterling Rock Falls Community Trust Healthcare Scholarships.

“We encourage our Sauk Valley area students to apply for these scholarships,” said Amy Downs, Foundation trustee/Chair of the Scholarship Committee and Sterling Schools Director of Curriculum and Instruction. “Our goal is to provide support to local students who hopefully would consider coming back to serve at their community hospital once they have graduated.”

Forms are available at www.cghmc.com/foundation/scholarships/ or by contacting Foundation Executive Director Amanda Blaine at 815/625-0400, ext. 5575. Students must already be admitted to their professional field of study, ie., nursing, pharmacy or physical therapy school, etc., be a resident of the CGH Medical Center service area, demonstrate financial need (although merit is considered) and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

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