Silver Cross Holds Housewarming for New Hospital Feb. 12
Community invited to take a tour of the 289-bed facility in New Lenox
Joliet, IL (Jan 3, 2012)—Silver Cross invites the entire community to come in out of the cold and warm up in the new Hospital at I-355 and Route 6. A Housewarming Party will be held Sunday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Parking will be available onsite with complimentary trolley shuttle service to the main entrance.
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.
Silver Cross Center for Women's Health Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Joliet, IL (Dec. 20, 2011) — The Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health has recently been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The designation includes full-field digital mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy.
Joliet Businessman Gives $1.5 Million to Fund new Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 15, 2011)— Joliet businessman Edward Czerkies recently donated $1.5 million in memory of his wife, Carolyn, to benefit the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital at 1-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. This generous gift from the Czerkies family will support the construction of The University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital opening in April 2012. The building housing the Cancer Center will be named the Carolyn J. Czerkies Pavilion.