Public Notices

Public Notices

Special Board of Directors Meeting April 7th

Attention – There will be a Special Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 7th at 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm to discuss COVID-19 Funding opportunities.  This meeting will be held via teleconference due to the Stay at Home order in effect.  Individuals wanting to listen to the meeting or participate during public comment may do so by calling JCH Administration at 618-498-8301 and you will be connected.

2020 Meeting Schedule for the Board of Directors
(All meetings are located in the Boardroom located at 220 East County Road Jerseyville, IL unless otherwise noted).

 

  • Thursday, January 30, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 30, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 24, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 29, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 26 (will change because this is Thanksgiving – date TBD)
  • Thursday, December 31 (will change because this is NYE – date TBD)

Meeting Minutes

Other Committee Meetings

  • Executive Committee meets the Thursday before the board meeting at 7:00 am in Administration unless otherwise posted.
  • Finance Committee meets Thursday before the board meeting at 8:30 am in Administration unless otherwise posted. 
  • Building and Grounds Committee meets the first Tuesday of the month at 12 pm in Administration unless otherwise posted.
  • Quality Committee meets the third Tuesday at 5:00 pm in Administration unless otherwise posted.

JCH Board of Directors

  • Zach Crawford
  • Dean Heneghan
  • Mary Kirbach
  • Therese Macias
  • Randy Newberry
  • Bill Rice
  • Joe Soer
  • Bill Strang
  • Barb VanWalleghen

 

2020 Meeting Schedule for the JCH Foundation Board of Directors
(All meetings are located in the Boardroom located at 220 East County Road Jerseyville, IL unless otherwise noted).

  • Thursday, March 19, 2020, 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020, 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 16, 2020, 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020, 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020, 12:00 pm

Meeting Minutes

Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires public bodies to operate openly and provide public records, upon request, as expediently and efficiently as possible. As a district hospital, Jersey Community Hospital must comply with the (FOIA).  (Please note: Patient medical records are covered separately through HIPPA.)

How may the public request information and public records? 

Requests for public information shall be submitted to the following individual serving as the Hospital's Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer:

Beth King, Administrator/CFO 
Jersey Community Hospital
400 Maple Summit Road
Jerseyville, IL 62052

Phone: (618) 498.8301
Fax:     (618) 498.8411
Email: FOIA@jch.org

Submit questions in writing by mail or email.

Process for submitting a Freedom of Information request:

1. FORM OF FOI REQUESTS

Requests for information shall be in writing and shall identify the requester by name, address, and organization, if applicable. The request shall identify the information requested as specifically as possible. The request shall specify whether the request is for the inspection and photocopying of the information or for the photocopies of the information only. If certified copies are required, the request shall so state. The requester is asked to provide a telephone number in order for the FOI officer to clarify any requests or set up times for an inspection of records. 
 

2. RESPONSE TO FOI REQUESTS

The FOI officer or designee shall act upon requests. The requester shall be notified in writing or electronic mail that the request has been approved, denied, or extended pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. The approval of a request for inspection shall identify the documents determined to be in response to the request. If the information requested is stored as computer data and not available in a comprehensible printed form, the approval shall identify the data, the actual cost of providing a comprehensible printed form and the amount of time necessary to provide the requester with the printed form. The approval of a request for photocopies shall identify the documents, the exact number of pages and the fee for photocopying, postage, and certification, if certified copies are requested. A copy of each denial and an affidavit of mailing of the denial shall be on file at the office to which the request was made. 
 

3. TIME AND PLACE OF ACCESS FOR RECORDS

The approval of a request for inspection shall inform the requester where the information will be available for inspection. The approval of a request for photocopies or computer-stored data will inform the requester that upon receipt of the appropriate fee the material will be mailed or available for pick-up at a specific place.
 

4. FEES AND COSTS FOR FOI REQUESTS

There is no charge for providing up to 50 black and white photocopies. There will be a fifteen cents per page fee after the first 50 pages. The charge for in-house color copies shall be $0.25 per copy.  Information supplied in electronic format documentation is limited to the cost of the electronic storage device (cd or disc). The cost for certifying record copies shall be $1.00. 


5. APPEAL OF A DENIAL OF An FOI REQUEST

Requests for information shall be reviewed and responses made within 5 to 10 working days. If the information requested is exempt under the FOIA, a notice of denial shall be provided.

Denials of requests for records must be made in writing and justify the specific reasons for nondisclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. An appeal of the denial may be filed by the requester with the Public Access Counselor, in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, 500 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, IL 62706; telephone 217-558-0846; publicaccess@atg.state.il.us.