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Woodstock North to host Centegra’s Health Care Career Fair

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Eighth-grade students to participate in interactive learning activities WOODSTOCK – Woodstock North High School will host the 10th Annual Centegra Health System Health Care Career Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. The fair offers eighth-grade students information, interactive booths and activities to highlight the many career options read more

Centegra recommends yearly flu shot

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Vaccination $35 at hospitals, physician offices, immediate care locations A yearly flu shot is the first and most important step toward preventing the spread of influenza. Centegra Health System now offers $35 walk-in flu shots at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, Centegra Hospital-Woodstock and Centegra Immediate Care Centers in Crystal Lake, Huntley and McHenry. In read more

Centegra vascular screenings offered in October

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Technicians, equipment part of mobile health unit service CRYSTAL LAKE — Vascular disease is among the leading causes of death in the United States, yet is generally asymptomatic until a catastrophic event occurs, such as a stroke or aneurysm rupture. Although preventive screening is available, millions of Americans at risk for read more

Centegra encourages women to take control of breast and bone health

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Mammo Mondays continue in October McHENRY — Centegra Health System’s nationally recognized breast health program recognizes the importance of early detection and urges women to stay ahead of breast cancer. Centegra continues to sponsor Mammo Monday events throughout McHenry County during October. Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event read more

Centegra to host animal-assisted therapy training session

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Program trains volunteers to visit people in hospitals, nursing homes, schools McHENRY – Centegra Health System encourages community members to consider supporting patients and health care providers through the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program. The next training session will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 11 at Centegra Hospital-McHenry in read more

ADD/ADHD Support Group helps parents with challenges of condition

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CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System will offer a physician-led support group for parents of children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The group will provide opportunities for parents to share, collaborate and communicate about the challenges of raising children with ADD or ADHD. The group read more

Centegra moves all newborn deliveries to McHenry

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MCHENRY – Effective 7 a.m. Sept. 13, 2014, all pregnant women who choose the Centegra Family Birth Center for their baby’s births will begin to deliver their babies at Centegra Hospital-McHenry (CH-M) exclusively. Obstetricians in the region are now instructing their patients to go to CH-M when they are in read more

September 2014 Physician Lectures

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McHENRY – Two free physician lectures at Centegra Health System this September will provide community members ways to treat their symptoms and prevent future illnesses. “Hit Pause on Menopause Symptoms” will be presented by Dr. Binn Jatta from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Crystal read more

Attend a free men’s health screening

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MCHENRY — Centegra will offer a free men’s screening event that will include a prostate screening from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center, 4305 Medical Center Drive in McHenry. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by calling 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347). This year, the read more

Centegra to host Fall Nursing Symposium

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CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System will host its annual Fall Nursing Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Route 14 in Crystal Lake. The symposium will provide nurses information about current health care trends and practices. Nurses should register by Sept. read more