Medical Records Request
Our Medical Record Departments will be happy to provide you, your healthcare provider, or those whom you direct with copies of your medical records. Your records contain information regarding your personal health and the care you received at St. Margaret’s Health Spring Valley, St. Margaret’s Health Peru or one of our affiliated clinic locations. Please contact the Spring Valley Department for records relating to care received in Spring Valley (815) 664-1583 or the Peru Department (815) 780-3464 for records related to care rendered in Peru. When calling, feel free to leave a message at either location and clearly provide your name, date of birth, type of records needed and a call back number.
For CDs of Scans and Radiology procedures performed in Spring Valley, call (815) 664-1468. For Peru, call (815) 780-3432.
Requests for continuity of care are provided at no cost. A fee of $6.50 may be charged for other request types. Our release vendor, CIOX will assess fees for all other types of requests that they complete.
Please complete and sign the Authorization To Disclose Health Information form. The form may be returned to us by mailing to the correct location or by faxing it to Spring Valley (815) 664-1169 or Peru (815) 224-6743. Please follow the instructions as indicated on the form and allow 7-10 business days for receipt of your records. You may pick up your records at either department or request that they be sent in the mail.
Birth Certificate Requests & Paternity Papers
For a certified copy of your birth certificate, please contact the Bureau County Courthouse Vital Records Department at (815) 875-2014 for Spring Valley births.
For births which occurred in Peru, contact the Hygienic Institute at (815) 223-0196.
Certified copies of Paternity papers may be obtained by calling the Illinois State Division of Vital Records in Springfield at 1-(800) 447-4278 or go to the website www.ChildSupportIllinois.com and request document HFS 3416.
To check the status of a request, please use the following numbers.
Spring Valley Requests (815)-664-7316
Peru Requests (815)-780-3464