Stung By the Flu Bug?
Joliet, IL (Nov. 2, 2011)—High fevers, aching bones, diarrhea, and vomiting are all signs of the flu that can have you stuck in bed for days. But when these symptoms worsen, it can be difficult to know how to treat them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that if you experience any of the following flu signs you should seek quick medical attention.
Serving up Patient-Family Centered Meals in the New Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 3, 2011)—Over the years, hospital food has typically gotten a negative wrap—but not at Silver Cross. That’s because our Nutrition Services Department, which is managed by Aramark, has done a fantastic job listening to our patients and other customers to improve the dining experience. When we move into the new hospital on Feb. 26, 2012, patients, visitors and staff alike will get a taste of just what this new facility will offer including personalized service, expanded menu choices, beautiful dining area, quaint coffee/deli shop, and Java City kiosk.
Silver Cross Offering Free Diabetes Educational Fest November 12
Joliet, IL (October 31, 2011)—The Silver Cross Diabetes Center will host its annual Fall Diabetes Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12. The free event will be held from 8 a.m. to Noon in the Conference Center at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Convenient parking and complimentary shuttle service are available at the hospital’s Keck Emergency Pavilion entrance.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (October 31, 2011)-Cheryl Thompson-Cragwell, M.D., board certified obstetrics & gynecology physician, has joined Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Thompson-Cragwell attended medical school at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She completed an obstetric & gynecological residency at Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA. Her office is located with Will County Community Health Center at 1106 Neal Avenue, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-8869.
New Silver Cross Hospital Opening in Just 4 Months
Relocating 100 Top Hospital care to I-355 and Route 6
Joliet, IL (Oct. 28, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital continues to set the standard for care in the region with new and enhanced partnerships, services and facilities. The 100 Top Hospital is gearing up to open a state-of –the-art 304 bed hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The new hospital is on schedule to open at 7 a.m. on February 26, 2012.