Are you covered for 2015? If not, shop for health insurance today! The fees are increasing in 2015 if you do not have health insurance coverage in the new year. The Health Insurance Marketplace says penalties for not being covered are going to almost double in 2015.
Here is what you
Frostbite and hypothermia are two winter conditions that can cause a lot of damage. Some simple advice can help prevent these emergencies, according to Centegra Health System experts.
It's most important to stay dry, warm and to keep moving. Wear a hat. At least 50 percent of body heat escapes through
Stay ahead of heart disease by talking to your doctor about your heart health. By having open conversations with your doctor, you will become an active part of your health care team.
To make it easier to start the conversation, ask a trusted friend or family member to go to your
Because of the significant rise in cases of influenza and flu-related illness in our community, Centegra is implementing the Influenza Visitor Restriction Policy to protect our patients and visitors. Hospital visiting hours will continue to be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Effective Tuesday, Dec. 9, the policy:
Restricts people who
In the year since Centegra began to offer free low-dose CT lung screenings, more than 850 community members have taken advantage of the opportunity to learn more about their lung and cardiovascular health.
Today Centegra Health System joins the American Cancer Society to celebrate the 37th Great American Smokeout. Smokers are encouraged to make
It’s time to #GetCovered! Health insurance open enrollment is coming Nov. 15 and now is the time to get prepared. It can be a confusing process for millennials, but Centegra Health System makes it easy. You’ll need:
Social Security Number. Hopefully you have this memorized or written in a safe location.
Centegra Health System has worked with the McHenry County Department of Health and the Illinois Department of Public Health to prepare for the unlikely possibility that a person with Ebola would arrive at one of our facilities. We have closely followed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines
Everyone has felt sadness at some point in their lives. Depression, however, is a clinical condition that affects an estimated 19 million Americans each year. It is one of the most common mental illnesses yet continues to be swept under the table, not spoken about, stigmatized and ignored. Depression can
The tragedy of Robin Williams’ death by suicide has had a profound effect on so many. People are becoming increasingly aware that even those who appear strong, “together” or even happy on the outside may be hurting on the inside. Nationally, the suicide rate of middle-aged men has increased 27 percent
We are very excited to say the project is on time and is about 10 percent complete.
So far, we have broken ground, begun building the foundation, installed new utilities and installed steel beams.
By the end of 2014, construction on the inside of the building will begin and the community will