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Centegra hospitals receive top ratings for Hospital Safety Scores


For the second year in a row, Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock have received “A” Hospital Safety Scores from the Leapfrog Group. The scores are the gold standard for comparing hospitals’ performance for safety, quality and efficiency. Of the 2,520 hospitals that participated in the survey, 790 hospitals received As. The survey promotes safety, quality, affordability read more

Centegra hospitals to implement influenza visitor restrictions

Centegra Hospital-McHenry (top) and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock (bottom)

Chief medical officer cites significant rise in number of patients with flu as reason Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock will implement their influenza visitor restriction policy Tuesday, Dec. 9 to protect patients and visitors from influenza and flu-related illnesses. Hospital visiting hours will continue to be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. read more

Centegra encourages women to take control of breast and bone health


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 December. Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event on their own or bring their mothers, read more

Centegra vascular screenings to be offered in December


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 stroke or death from vascular disorders remain unaware of their read more

Centegra Health System CEO elected chairman of MCHC board of directors


Michael S. Eesley, CEO of Centegra Health System, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council’s (MCHC) board of directors. MCHC is a membership and service association comprised of more than 170 hospitals and health care organizations that work together to improve the quality of read more

News: Centegra Diabetes Center education program receives ADA recognition

Diabetes definition

The Centegra Diabetes Center was once again awarded the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate on Oct. 17. The program was originally recognized in January of 2001.  The ADA recognition reflects that Centegra offers high-quality education for people with diabetes. “The Education Recognition Certificate assures patients that they will receive read more

News: Woodstock North to host Centegra’s Health Care Career Fair


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

News: Centegra recommends yearly flu shot


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