Silver Cross Celebrates First Baby Born in 2012
Joliet, IL (January 3, 2012)—Joliet residents and proud parents Leticia Gonzales and Jerry Trejo received an early New Year’s present --a new baby boy. With help from Dr. Jessica Shepard, obstetrician/gynecologist with the Will County Health Department, baby Jerry Gustavo Trejo was born on Jan 1, 2012 at 11:27 p.m. weighing 7 ½ pounds and measuring 19 ½ inches. Not that this wasn't exciting enough, but little Jerry was the first baby born at Silver Cross Hospital this year. To celebrate, the Silver Cross Birthing Center staff filled a gift basket with an array of baby items--many donated by the hospital's Childerguild Gift Shop. The Childerguild has supported women and children's services at Silver Cross for over 100 years.
Silver Cross Hospital’s New Procedural Care Unit opening Feb. 26, 2012
Design will streamline care for surgical patients/families
Joliet, IL (Jan. 2, 2011)—One of the single most exciting enhancements to the new Silver Cross Hospital opening Feb. 26 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox is the consolidation of surgery, endoscopy and interventional cardiology and radiology procedures into one integrated area—the Procedural Care Unit (PCU). Located on the second floor of the replacement hospital, each of these areas is conveniently adjacent to the PCU Family Lounge and also many private pre/post procedural rooms. The PCU has been designed for flexibility, operational efficiencies, and advanced technology.
Book Your Mammogram Party!
Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health hosts an evening of mammograms, massages, and treats
Joliet, IL (Sept. 6 2011) —Between meetings, playgroups, and daily errands, Christine Celovsky of Lockport put aside her own needs. As a full-time working mother, she knew she needed to get her annual mammogram, but she just did not know when she could make time for one. As fate would have it, she stumbled across the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health blog site, and learned they were hosting a Ladies Only Mammogram party.
Safely Light Up Your July 4th
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid Harmful Injuries
Joliet, IL (June 28, 2012) — Steamy temperatures, hot dogs sizzling on the grill, flags adorn with red, white, and blue, and of course, fireworks -- are all the makings of any good Independence Day celebration. From sparklers to multi-colored fountains, the Fourth of July holiday is one of the few times a year that Americans get the urge to light fireworks.
Don’t let your turkey dinner go up in smoke this Thanksgiving
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Celebrate Holiday Safely
New Lenox, IL (November 17, 2014)— Thanksgiving is a holiday that awakes our senses - from the brisk autumn wind that blows against our faces as we pass through the doorway of our loved ones home to the herb-filled turkey aroma that engulfs the entire dwelling. Unfortunately, many families end up smelling smoke and burnt cinders since Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Silver Cross Hospital offers safety tips and what to do in case an accident occurs.