Children's Hospital of Illinois ranked Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center

By WEEK Producer

February 11, 2014 Updated Feb 11, 2014 at 10:37 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Illinois are now home to the first state designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in downstate Illinois.

The Level 1 distinction is the highest rating of its kind for a hospital, meaning the facility can treat all specialties at a moments notice.

OSF Saint Francis is also a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center.

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