This online tool gives you the flexibility to access your health information and other resources on your time and between visits. The portal will be available over the internet, which means that you can use it from virtually anywhere. You can also use it to access information for family members and individuals for whom you provide care if given permission.


Rest assured, it is completely secure, so you can be confident that your private information is protected. Only you – or an authorized family member – can access your information.


As a patient of St. Margaret's, enrolling in the MyCare Patient Portal will allow you to:

  • Securely message your medical provider's staff
  • View appointments
  • Review lab results
  • View other reports
  • Update personal information
  • Request prescription renewals
  • View history & discharge information



Download this pdf of Frequently Asked Questions or call, 815-664-7200.


Click here to download a glossary of computer terms that may help new visitors when they visit the portal.

To register and use MyCare:

  1. Download one of these applicable forms
  2. Fill it out
  3. Mail to:
    St. Margaret's Hospital Medical Records
    c/o Kim Happ
    600 E. First Street
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
  4. Or bring it directly to the Medical Records office at the hospital or to any of our clinics
  5. You will be required to show proper identification when submitting the form.
  6. Once the consent has been received, an email will be sent to provided email address with first time login credentials. This can takes up to 7 days.

St. Margaret's Health Patient Portal Consent

By reading and signing the Portal Consent, you are agreeing that you have been informed of the Terms and Conditions of the MyCare Patient Portal Program and agree to these Terms and Conditions.


MyCare Patient Adult Portal Proxy Authorization
Please complete this form if you are an adult patient at least 18 years of age and want to give another adult access or grant proxy access to your MyCare Patient Portal Account.


MyCare Patient Portal Parent/Guardian Request for Proxy Access-Minor Patient 12-17 Years Old
If you are a Parent/Court Appointed Guardian/Caregiver of the person who is between 12-17 years of age and wish to have online access to portions of his/her record(s), complete the PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN INFORMATION and PATIENT INFORMATION portions of this form.


Child Under 12 Proxy Form

To sign up for access to your child's SMH MyCare Account.


Revocation of Proxy Authorization
To revoke your MyCare Patient Portal access to a proxy individual. Please send this written revocation to the St. Margaret's Hospital Medical Records Department. The proxy access will remain in effect until your revocation has been processed.

St. Margaret's Hospital

Hospital Operator:

(815) 664-5311 or (815) 223-5346

(815) 664-1578 TTY


For questions or issues with the MyCare Patient Portal,
call 815-664-7200


Email: [email protected]

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