Over 145 Residents Screened on Diabetes Alert Day at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 27, 2014)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to 145 area residents on March 25 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. In addition, Walgreen’s provided blood pressure screenings to over 145 residents.
Senior Services Center Honors Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission for Contributions
New Lenox, IL (March 24, 2014)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service from the Senior Services Center of Will County at the Center’s Mardi Gras dinner on March 4 at Harrah’s Joliet Casino. This Certificate honors the $32,000 grant the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission gave to the Senior Services Center to provide additional programs to enhance the lives of area senior citizens.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in April
New Lenox, IL (March 19, 2014)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, April 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call (815) 717-8744 for more information.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in April
New Lenox, IL (March 19, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital offers an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. Participants will learn one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. Class will be held on Saturday, April 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 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.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (March 17, 2014) — Venkat Seshadri, M.D., board certifiedorthopedic surgery physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Seshadri attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA; and a shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. His office is located with Premier Orthopaedic & Hand Center, S.C. at 11243 W. Laporte Road, Mokena. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 957-0505.