Silver Cross Simulates Emergency Department Setting to Educate Teens on the Dangers of Drunk and Distracted Driving
Joliet, IL (October 3, 2012) — High School students witnessed the dangers of drunk driving at the “Road to Reality” program at Lincoln-Way Central High School on September 25, 2012. With the help of live actors, the impact of drunk driving unfolded before the students’ eyes as they witnessed a series of live scenes depicting students drinking at a party, a motor vehicle crash, a simulated hospital Emergency Department, and ultimately an appearance before a judge.
Silver Cross Hospital Employees Awarded Scholarships
New Lenox, IL (September 27, 2012)— The Silver Cross Foundation recently awarded a total of $15,000 in scholarships to nine hospital employees and two scholarships to children of Silver Cross employees to help further their education.
Silver Cross Offers Screenings in Honor of Depression Awareness Day
New Lenox, IL (September 26, 2012)—It’s natural to feel sad sometimes, but if sadness is lingering every day, it could signal depression. Depression can affect anybody; it has no barriers to age, race, or social class.
Valle Joins Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission
New Lenox, IL (September 25, 2012)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission (HCC) announced Maribel “Mari” Valle, Ph.D., M.P.H., as a new member of the Hospital’s Commission.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in October
New Lenox, IL (September 25, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital provides an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The class will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center room 2A, 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.