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Organization releases hospital safety ratings: Vista East in Waukegan gets ‘D’ grade

A report was released last week with safety grade ratings for hospitals in the country. Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan scored a “D” grade. The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization, released its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grade results. The organization assigns a letter grade to nearly 3,000 U.S. general hospitals based on over […]

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Vista East Hospital in Waukegan celebrates no COVID-19 patients for the first time

As cases drop to record lows, Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan is celebrating having zero COVID-19 patients in their hospital for the first time since the pandemic began. Vista Health System reported that the reached the milestone on Monday. “Today, Vista’s healthcare heroes are celebrating ZERO!” the medical center said. “We hope to see […]

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Father charged with child endangerment after leaving two kids in car at Northwestern Hospital in Lake Forest

A North Chicago man has been charged with child endangerment after he allegedly went into Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and left his two kids in the car with the windows rolled up. Brandon E. Wilson, 32, of the 2100 block of Prospect Avenue in North Chicago, was cited with child endangerment, a Class A misdemeanor, […]