Regional Hospital (TRH) is committed to protecting the
privacy and integrity of your patient health information, your
privacy matters to us.
Each person seeking services at Touchette Regional
is given a TRH Notice of Privacy Practices that describes
how the hospital can use and share your protected health
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organization is committed to keeping your patient
information private and secure. Some records may contain
very sensitive patient information which may relate to
mental health, drug or alcohol abuse, sexual transmitted
disease and/or a combination of sensitive information.
In order to continue to keeping your protected
health information secure, at TRH, we require a photo
identification and a signed patient authorization for
releasing of your protected health information and if your
record contains sensitive information as part of your
protected health information then a special area of the
authorization must also be initialed before any protected
health information is released. Click
here for Patient Authorization
also require photo identification when releasing protected health information.
If you do not have a photo identification we will gladly
take your picture. We
will require you to sign on the authorization that you
have given us permission before we take your photo.
Once receiving your authorization and photo
identification then your request will be processed and the
protected health information will be submitted to the
your protected health information is being released to
someone other than yourself we will mail the protected
health information to the recipient that you have
specified or you can hand carry this information.
Please make sure that when you are requesting this
information to go to a different individual other then
yourself that you have the name, address, and phone number
of this individual, physician, attorney and/or hospital.
correspondence is mailed normally within 30 days of
receipt of the request.
marriage and/or death certificates
Regional Health Information department does not release
any type of certified birth, or death certificates.
These can be obtained through the Illinois
Department of Public Health which has an online website
for obtaining any certified certificate that you need.
This website also gives options to obtain US citizens born
abroad certificate if needed.
. If you prefer
certificated can be obtain also through the St.
Clair County court house in Belleville, Illinois, second
floor, county clerk or on their website:
for protected health information can be in the form of a
fax, can be mailed or you can visit our department. If
requesting by fax please complete the patient
authorization, a call back phone number
and fax your authorization and a copy of your photo
identification card to
TRH Health Information Department, attention,
Correspondence at (618) 332-5202.
All mailed correspondence should be mailed to Touchette
Hospital, attention Health Information, 5900 Bond Ave,
62207. If you
prefer to stop by the Health Information office we are
located on the first floor, of Touchette Regional Hospital
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday. We
are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year for