Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in August
Joliet, IL (July 19, 2011)—Do you know if you are at risk for heart disease—the the number one leading killer of both men and women? Now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment held in the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet; Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen at 12701 W. 143rd St.; and the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This screening includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG, health and lifestyle evaluation, and a personal phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results and answer questions. A 12- hour fast is required. Cost is $40. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 740-7076.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in August
Joliet, IL (July 13, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, August 9 and 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Silver Cross Awarded Accreditation from Joint Commission
Hospital Receives Gold Seal of Approval for patient safety and quality care
Joliet, IL (July 11, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Silver Cross Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Plans Fall Opening Aug. 5 & 6
Joliet, IL (July 10, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will host its Fall Opening Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include seasonal decorations, adult and children’s seasonal clothing, toys, household items, books and more.
Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic Raises $134,000 for Replacement Hospital
Joliet, IL (July 7, 2011) — The Silver Cross Foundation raised $134,000 at the 20th Annual Charity Golf Classic on June 27. Held at the historic Midlothian Country Club, more than 200 golfers came out to support the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital.