OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center, is a state-of-the-art 47-bed healthcare facility, built new in September of 2002 to replace the original hospital which opened in 1907.
Named a Top U.S. Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, OSF Saint James is focused on safe, quality health care, exceptional patient experiences, and services that improve and support healthy communities.
OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center has been serving the Livingston County area since 1907, caring for neighbors, friends, and families from birth throughout the stages of life.
Our caregivers combine skill, experience, compassion, and cutting-edge technology to provide our patients and their guests with the best possible experience each and every time they come to us for care.
We are dedicated to raising the level of health in the communities we serve with education, collaboration with other health services and organizations, and the development of new services to meet our communities’ needs.
Centrally located in Illinois, Pontiac offers its visitors a unique collection of interesting places and great things to see. Home of the Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame and Museum, the Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum and Resource Center, the Livingston County War Museum, and the Museum of the Gilding Arts, Pontiac has something to suit every taste.
There are 24 large, outdoor murals that are conveniently located in the historic downtown shopping district, and 9 Looking for Lincoln wayside story boards nearby. The Vermillion River frames several of Pontiac's many beautiful public parks, and during the summer, the Vermillion Players present live theatrical entertainments at Chautauqua Park. Pontiac's four museums are located in the downtown district, and the Pontiac Museum Complex houses an assortment of exhibits.
Visitors enjoy Pontiac’s small town hospitality, unique walking tours, quaint parks and, perhaps, a stroll through Humiston Woods, a stunning 300-acre nature preserve. Pontiac is the only Midwestern city to boast of having 3 swinging pedestrian bridges, and no visit is complete without crossing the Vermilion River on at least one of them.
The downtown area buzzes with excitement with the variety of entertainments offered at the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center. Dinner theater, music concerts, comedians, fashion shows, and other events are planned throughout the year. Pontiac also enjoys annual street festivals, live outdoor entertainments, classic car shows, and fairs. Softball tournaments, drama in the park, and other outdoor events are scheduled throughout the spring, summer and fall in Pontiac. Heritage travelers, antique hunters, and art lovers will always find something unique in Pontiac.