Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in June
Joliet, IL (May 17, 2011)— Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. If you are not sure if you are at risk for heart disease, now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment. The screening is held in the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet, Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen, 12701 W. 143rd St., and Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. The test includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG, health and lifestyle evaluation, and a personal phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results and answer questions. A 12-hour fast is required. Cost is $40. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 740-7076.
Construction Underway for New Cancer Center in New Lenox
University of Chicago Medical Center & Silver Cross Hospital Partnership Brings Leading Cancer Expertise to Will County
Joliet, IL (May 17, 2011)— Construction began last week to build a $21.6 million outpatient cancer treatment center in New Lenox—on the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital campus.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Elects New Officers
Pulmonary Medicine Physician to Serve as Chief of Staff
Joliet, IL (May 16, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff recently elected new officers to serve from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2013.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in June
Joliet, IL (May 16, 2011)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Silver Cross Employees Honored for Milestone Years of Service
Joliet, IL (May 14, 2011) – During National Hospital Week, Silver Cross Hospital honored employees who reached milestones of 5 to 50 years of service. Over 160 employees with ten or more years were honored at a special dinner at the Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet on May 11. Employees with five years of service received a gift of their choice. The following employees were recognized for 20 or more milestone years of service: