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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

The health and safety of patients, family members and staff is our number one priority and we are closely monitoring the developing situation and taking a proactively approach to prevent the spread of viral illness.

St. Margaret’s COVID-19 hotline is no longer available. Please contact your primary care provider or call one of our Walk-In clinics in Peru or Princeton if you have questions related to COVID-19. Thank you.

For our latest visitor policy, click here. 


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Walk-In Clinic Holiday Hours

Two of St. Margaret’s clinics will be closing early on Christmas Eve so that our providers & staff can be with their families.

St. Margaret’s Midtown Health Center in Peru and the Center for Family Health in Princeton will close at 5:00pm on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day. We will resume regular business hours December 26th.

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

From all of us at St. Margaret’s

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Beat The Flu Bug

St. Margaret’s Hospital will offer flu vaccinations at local locations throughout the month of October.

Registration is NOT required. Walk-ins are welcome.

Fee $30. Medicare accepted, please present card at time of service.

The vaccine covers 4 strains, including the 2 most common strains of influenza A and B.

St. Margaret’s Hospital will offer flu vaccinations at the following locations:

  • Oct. 1 – Liberty Estates, Peru, 9am – 12pm
  • Oct. 8 – DePue Library, DePue, 8:30am – 10am
  • Oct. 11 – Granville Village Hall, Granville, 9am – 11am
  • Oct. 12 – St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley, 9am – 11am
  • Oct. 16 – Princeton Senior Center, Princeton, 10am – 12pm
  • Oct. 17 – Oglesby Library, Oglesby, 10am – 12pm
  • Oct. 22 – Mendota Civic Senior Center, Mendota, 10am – 12pm
  • Oct. 24 – St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley, 4pm – 6pm

For more information

Contact Health Promotions at St. Margaret’s Hospital | (815) 664-1440

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St. Margaret’s Holiday Raffle

Take a chance on bringing a little bit of extra joy into your holidays.

The 2019 St. Margaret’s Foundation Holiday Raffle offers prizes throughout the holidays


$250.00 Hy-Vee Gift Card


$500.00 Sapp Bros. Gas Card

New Years

$ 1,000.00 Cash

Tickets are $10.00 and each one is eligible for all three drawings and early winning tickets are returned for the next drawing.

Once again thank you for your continued generosity.


We will confirm your order by sending your ticket stubs in the mail.

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Local Hospitals to Pursue Historic Affiliation

St. Margaret’s and IVCH propose formation of Regional Health Network

SPRING VALLEY, Illinois (March 4, 2019) –

St. Margaret’s Health in Spring Valley, a member of SMP Health System, and Illinois Valley Community Hospital (IVCH) in Peru have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to consolidate their healthcare operations and form a regional health network.

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St Margaret’s Now Offers 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography

We’ve Added Another Dimension To Our Care.

During a 3-D mammo, the X-ray tube moves in an arc over the breast—taking low-dose X-ray images. A computer then produces a 3-D image of the breast in slices, allowing the Radiologist to view the tissue in greater detail, resulting in earlier detection of small breast cancers. Continue reading “St Margaret’s Now Offers 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography”

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St. Margaret’s Acquires New Orthopedic Surgery Technology

St. Margaret’s Health is the first local hospital to offer Stryker’s robotic-arm assisted total knee application for use with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. This system can also be used for partial knee and total hip replacement.

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Current Openings

Here are the opportunities for doctors we have available:

  • OB/GYN
  • Neurologist
  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics

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Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at St. Margaret’s Health.

There’s so many reasons for you to consider becoming part of our medical staff family:

  • State-of-the-art hospital, with 44 acute care beds.
  • We currently employ a multi-specialty group of 24 highly skilled, board certified physicians and 10 mid-level providers.
  • Outpatient Only Practice
  • Competitive salary with production based bonus formula for good income potential.
  • Sign on bonus.
  • Comprehensive benefit package which includes malpractice, health, dental, life, and disability insurances; vacation; CME with expense allowance; Defined Contribution with 401K, 403B and 457B retirement plans; relocation allowance, and professional licensure and dues.
  • As an employed physician, you would have access to educational loan repayment opportunity as well!

There are opportunities to earn additional income, above your clinic salary. Those include:

  • Nursery/Peds inpatient call coverage (1 in 6).
  • Ability to participate in the Adult Hospitalist program.
  • Ability to participate in the ER Physician rotation
  • Urgent Care Coverage