Silver Cross Encore Shop Hosts Christmas Open House Oct. 29 & 30
Joliet, IL (Oct. 25, 2010)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will host its Christmas Open House Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30, from 10 am. to 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include seasonal decorations, adult and children’s seasonal clothing, toys, household items, books and more.
Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in November
Joliet, IL (October 24, 2010)—Do you know if you are at risk for heart disease—the number one leading killer of both men and women? Now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment. This screening 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. Screenings are available in three locations: the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet; Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen at 12701 W. 143rd St.; and the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 740-7076.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in November
Joliet, IL (October 24, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, Nov. 9 and 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in November
Joliet, IL (October 22, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital is offering 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, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Cost is $60 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (October 22, 2010) — Charles C. MacDonald, M.D., neonatology-perinatology and board certified pediatrics physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. MacDonald attended medical school at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN. He completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA. His office is located with Pediatric Faculty Foundation.