Health Information:

Touchette 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 Hospital is given a TRH Notice of Privacy Practices that describes how the hospital can use and share your protected health information.

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Our 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

We   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 requestor.   If 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.

Any correspondence is mailed normally within 30 days of receipt of the request.

Birth, marriage and/or death certificates

Touchette 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.  http://www.vitalchek.com/illinois-express-birth-certificates.aspx . 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:  www.stclaircounty.org/Offices/clerk

Health Information Department;

Requests 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 Regional Hospital, attention Health Information, 5900 Bond Ave, Centreville, Illinois 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 correspondence release.