Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in April
New Lenox, IL (March 13, 2014)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful Women and Infant Services Birthing Center. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org/specialdeliveries or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Childerguild Hosts Book Fair March 26 & 27 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 12, 2014)— Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Wednesday, March 26 and Thursday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the Season’s Dining Room in the new Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. A variety of popular children’s books and games, cookbooks, self-help books and other interesting adult books will be available. Cash and major credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit Women & Children Services and Silver Cross Hospital. For more information, call (815) 300-7117.
Silver Cross Hospital, Walgreens & Joliet Noon Lions Club Offers Free Diabetes Screenings March 25
New Lenox, IL (March 11, 2014)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will be offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. For more information, call (815) 300-5990.
Learn New Methods to Treat Breast Cancer
Silver Cross Hospital offers free breast cancer lecture on March 25
New Lenox, IL (March 7, 2014) — According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed among women, as well as an estimated 62,570 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed this year. CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture to teach how treatment of the disease has evolved over time.
Silver Cross Hosts Medical-Surgical Nursing Overview & Certification Review Course
New Lenox, IL (Mar. 6, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital will host a Medical-Surgical Nursing Overview and Certification Review Course March 20 and 21 for nurses who are preparing to take the medical-surgical certification exam or are interested in a review of the body systems and current nursing interventions. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL.