Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in April
New Lenox, IL (March 21, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital provides an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The class will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Girl Scouts Troup Delivers Blankets to Newborns at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 20, 2013) —Members from Girl Scouts Troup #359 in New Lenox, delivered handmade blankets to Silver Cross Hospital to be given to newborn babies born at the hospital’s Birthing Center. The Girl Scouts handmade the fleece blankets as part of their community service project. During this same visit, the girls also participated in a first aid class to learn the basics of providing initial care for an illness or injury.
Advisory Board Gives Van to Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 15, 2013)— The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross Hospital a new van to serve as a courtesy vehicle to transport patients and their guests from the parking lots to the Hospital entrances.
Childerguild Hosts Book Fair March 27 & 28 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 13, 2013)— Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28, from 7 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.
Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Life-Saving Choice for Women
New Lenox, IL (March 11, 2013)—Many consider it a man’s disease. Yet half of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year are women. And about half of those women will die from it. This cancer is highly curable if caught at an early stage. Even better, certain preventative measures can reduce risk from the disease in the first place.