Sparta Community Hospital Welcomes Medical Student

February 4th, 2021|

Sparta Community Hospital welcomes, Michael Niederbrach, a medical student from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.  Niederbrach will be learning alongside Dr. David Chung at North Campus Healthcare. Niederbrach, hailing originally from [...]

Sparta Rotary Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Russell Coulter

January 25th, 2021|

Russell Coulter, M.D., Hospitalist and provider at Sparta Community Hospital’s Family Health Centre, was the guest speaker at Sparta’s Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, January 20.  Dr. Coulter spoke to the group about the COVID [...]

Sparta Community Hospital to Host Blood Drive

January 6th, 2021|

Sparta Community Hospital is encouraging people to resolve to be a regular blood donor in 2021, by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, January 11. The January 11, blood drive will take [...]

John Vandover, MD, Recognized for Years of Service

January 4th, 2021|

Pictured - Russell Coulter, MD with John Vandover, MD John Vandover, MD, Director of Emergency Services at Sparta Community Hospital, was recognized recently for his 7 years of service to the organization. Dr. [...]

Holiday Hustle

December 18th, 2020|

Pictured, lt-rt: Cheryl Adams with Jeremy Kempfer, Assistant Chief of Sparta Police Department Cheryl Adams, Chair of the SCH Healthy Holiday Hustle, presented a check for $2,705 to the Sparta Shop with a [...]

EDAP Status Renewed for Sparta Community Hospital

December 14th, 2020|

Pictured; Paula Cunningham, RN, Emergency Room Nurse Manager with John Vandover, MD, Emergency Room Director Sparta Community Hospital recently received notice of a successful renewal for Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) status [...]

Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Fitness Center Closed Until Further Notice

November 23rd, 2020|

Beginning Monday, November 23, Sparta Community Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and The Linda Louise Fitness Center in Marissa will be closed until further notice due to the high rate of COVID-19 cases in our region. Quality [...]

VIRTUAL Healthy Holiday Hustle – November 22 – December 2

November 19th, 2020|

Sparta Community Hospital’s Healthy Holiday Hustle 5K Run/Walk, will be virtual this year due to the pandemic.  Participants may register at, run/walk anytime November 22-December 2, and they may report their times and pictures [...]

Well Wishes to Marcia Krisby, RN

November 3rd, 2020|

Marcia Krisby, RN, worked her last shift at Sparta Community Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic on Thursday, October 29.  Staff stopped by her department that day to wish her well.  She has been a valuable employee [...]

Now accepting applications for the 2021 Explorers Program!

September 26th, 2020|

Sparta Community Hospital is now accepting applications for their 2021 Explorers Program, “Discover Your Future in Healthcare”. Click here to download the Explorer Program brochure >> Through the SCH Explorers Program students will experience and [...]

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

September 16th, 2020|

Sparta Community Hospital and Quality Healthcare Clinics are urging everyone to get their annual flu shot this season, especially during the double threat along with the COVID-19 pandemic. Flu vaccines will not prevent COVID-19, but [...]

SCH Donates Supplies to Marissa Grade School

September 11th, 2020|

Jennifer Barbour, Director of Relations at Sparta Community Hospital recently presented Marissa Grade School principal, Lacey Schmersahl, with back to school supplies donated by SCH staff and presented a check from the proceeds of [...]