Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in October
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 16, 2013)— In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health will offer $100 screening mammograms including the radiologist fee for patients who call by October 31 to schedule an appointment before Nov. 31, 2013. The Center is located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. A physician’s order is required.Cash, check and credit cards accepted at time of appointment—insurance will not be billed. Call (815) 300-7076 and mention SPECIAL MAMMOGRAM to schedule your mammogram. For a referral to a doctor, call the Silver Cross free Physician Referral Service at 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) of visit www.silvercross.org
Adults Need Immunizations, Too
Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Physician to Host Talk Sept. 30 on Importance of Vaccinations
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 13, 2013)—Flu season is quickly approaching. While many of us are making plans to get vaccinated, we should be talking with a physician to determine if it’s time to update our other immunizations as well.
Silver Cross Hosts Free Medicare Advantage Program Oct. 14
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 12, 2013)—Silver Cross Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will host a free program to answer questions about Medicare Advantage (Part C) on Monday, October 14. Educational session will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center Rooms 2A-C, located in Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet parking and shuttle service will be available. Participants will learn the about the basics of Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs as well as eligibility and enrollment periods.
Register to attend at 1-800-382-4548.
Learn How to Safely Cozy Up to Your Outside Fire Pit
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 5, 2013) --- According to the National Association of Realtors, outdoor fire pits are one of the new, hot trends to lure home buyers to purchase property. However, before you gather your family and friends around these stylish campfires, be sure to learn how to safely prepare your fire to avoid any injuries.
Silver Cross Hospital Hosts Advanced Endoscopy Conference for Nurses & Associates Oct. 12
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 4, 2013)—The Advanced Endoscopy Center at Silver Cross Hospital will host a program on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 for nurses, associates and technicians who are interested in increasing their knowledge of advanced endoscopy. The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL. The new hospital campus is conveniently located at I-355 and Route 6. Registration information is available at www.silvercross.org or by calling (708) 499-5678, ext. 184.