Mercyhealth's Riverside Campus is a six-story, 563,000 sq. foot facility on 263 acres of land off Interstate 90/39 in Rockford. It sits 29 miles-- about a 34-minute drive-- from Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville.
Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change has been named a Champion of Youth Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavioral Health.
A woman who immigrated to the United States to play tennis ended up with a gun in her hand at a Janesville drugstore last June.
The state Department of Health Services announced last week Rock County will be one of 15 counties awarded $20,000 grants to enhance mental health crisis intervention services, according to a news release.
J.P. Fisher was diagnosed with polio when he was 2 years old. He experienced repercussions of the disease for decades after he was cured and hopes nobody will forget how serious the disease was.
Cris Carrillo is one of eight interns selected for Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center's inaugural year as a Project SEARCH workplace partner.
Nicole Shipler said a year ago, she couldn’t have imagined sharing her story of addiction and recovery. But on Wednesday night, she detailed her experience for about 180 people at the third annual Rock for Recovery event.
Despite his own addiction to painkillers, Dr. Richard Barney used to think he was better than the addicts he treated in the emergency room. He has been sober for five years and believes he is a better person because of it.
Ben Odden, a 22-year-old Lake Geneva man, was the second of three patients to get a Micra leadless pacemaker implanted at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it in 2016.
Both Rockford, Illinois, hospitals, one on Rockton Avenue and one slated to open in January 2019 near Riverside Boulevard and Interstate 90/39, will be named Javon Bea Hospital.
Patients visiting the pediatric waiting room at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville will be greeted by a peacock, a seahorse, an iguana, a dog on a motorcycle and a bucket for the next few months.
Months after its move to a permanent location on the city's northwest side, GIFTS Men's Shelter and the homeless men it serves are starting to hit a stride, a GIFTS official says.
In 2010, Fred Falk raised $20,000 for a veterans memorial during the Heritage Days Rotary Run. This year, his fundraising will help bring 3-D digital mammography to Edgerton Hospital and Health Services.
Six members of the Janesville Velo Club on Saturday learned how to pilot a trishaw, a cycling device that gives the elderly and disabled a chance to see the sights and feel the breeze of a bike ride again.
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville will begin using new technology later this month to accommodate a growing need for orthopedic services.
Before the start of the Rock County 4-H Fair, the Rock County Health Department dispatches environmental health specialists to ensure food vendors at the fair are following the Wisconsin Food Code.
The Walworth Village Board last week approved plans for an Agape House school and home for boys who struggle with depression, anxiety and truancy due to trauma.
The Walworth County Jail is transitioning to a new method for collecting inmate debt after the county this spring had to write off nearly $400,000 in unpaid expenses.
Funds from this year's Golf Classic and Black Dress Soiree, hosted by Women4Wellness, will go toward continuing women's health care at HealthNet of Rock County.
Fit 608 is a summer fitness challenge organized by the city of Janesville with help from the Rock County Public Health Department and SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville.
E. coli bacteria levels in Rock County's lakes and rivers have dropped significantly over the past week, the Rock County Public Heath Department said Thursday.
The Rock County Sheriff's Office offers advice to deal with the upcoming heat wave, including locations of cooling centers.
In the last two years, half of the Mercyhealth's Family Residence program participants chose to continue working in the Mercyhealth system after graduation. That is up from previous years.
The Rock County Public Health Department found high levels of E. coli bacteria at 16 locations Tuesday.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids after two deaths were linked to the chemical compounds in Illinois.
A three-year average shows that infant mortality rates in Rock County are on an upward trend.
Using Nalaxone, police revived two young men who appeared lifeless from an opiate overdose Saturday night in East Troy, according to a town of East Troy police news release.
Janesville police and a Rock County social worker are learning how to work together to help people with mental illness experiencing crises.
Allergy experts say an unseasonably long winter is the cause of the current dreadful allergy season.
HealthNet of Rock County has earned the silver Seal of Excellence from the Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.
The Rock County Human Services Department will continue its opioid treatment program with help from a one-year grant from the state.
A new dental program in the Janesville schools will provide fluoride and sealant treatments to students and will connect low income children to HealthNet's free dental clinic.
Siara and Derek Schwartzlow's baby was the third at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center—and the third in the state—to have his footprint preserved digitally.
The use of e-cigarettes and similar technologies is not just a nuisance but a health concern, particularly for young people, says Jason Knott, principal of Evansville High School.
Paul Miller's family is suing Rock County over a Feb. 26 accident that fatally injured Miller while he was riding in a Rock County Transit van.
Rock County Public Health Department officials advise buying legal fireworks only from reliable sellers.
Someone taken under an emergency detention in Walworth County is likely to spend hours in the emergency room waiting for an open bed at an out-of-county psychiatric facility. More time in the back of a squad car comes after that, all while the subject is handcuffed.