Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Quality of Life grant to Warren-Sharpe Community Center
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 22, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission awarded the Warren-Sharpe Community Center of Joliet with a $15,000 grant to help fund their Quality of Life programs.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Holds Antique & Collectible Sale Jan. 6
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 18, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will hold its annual Antique and Collectibles Sale Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Encore Shop is located in the Hershman Building, 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet—on the former Silver Cross Hospital campus. Some of the items that will be available to purchase at the Antique and Collectibles Sale include dolls, tea pots, china, tools, penguin collection, silver pieces, crystal, books, retro clothing and furs, quilts and linens. All proceeds benefit Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (December 17, 2014) — Sudarsana Chakrabarti, MD., board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Chakrabarti completed an internal medicine residency at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago; and a heart failure and cardiac transplantation fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Her office is located with Suburban Wellness, S.C., 396 Remington Blvd., Ste. 360, Bolingbrook. To schedule an appointment, call (630) 460-2136.
Lockport Man Survives Stroke Following Heart Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 17, 2014)— Wayne Waddell was getting ready to go home from the hospital when he suffered a stroke on May 29, 2014. Just days before, paramedics had brought the Lockport resident to Silver Cross after experiencing a cardiac arrhythmia. This resulted in Waddell having a defibrillator placed to protect his heart from the rhythm happening again. While Waddell was eating lunch, his wife, Judy, noticed that something was not right. He was trying to eat his soup using his fingers. His face had begun to droop, and couldn’t communicate. Judy quickly called the nurse and within seconds, he was surrounded by a Code Stroke Team.
Ensure a Jolly Holiday by Avoiding a Christmas Tree Fire
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Safely Decorate Christmas Trees
New Lenox, IL (December 15, 2014)— According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can keep your home and loved ones safe. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that approximately 15,000 people are treated in emergency rooms every holiday season for injuries related to Christmas trees and holiday decorating.
- Area residents donate knitted items for cancer patients at Silver Cross Hospital
- Childerguild Raises over $186,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
- Silver Cross Home Health Ranked Among the Top 25% of Providers in the Country for the 8th Year in a Row
- Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Quality of Life Grant to Forest Park Community Center