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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
HUNTLEY – The Centegra Walk-In Clinic opened Aug. 18 to provide medical service for residents of Sun City Huntley by Del Webb. Located in The Wellness Center at 12920 Del Webb Blvd. in Huntley, the clinic is exclusively available to residents of Sun City.
Clinic staff members are available to treat
Centegra Health System’s hospitals are the top-ranked local hospitals according to two recent national publications. U.S. News & World Report ranked Centegra Hospital-McHenry as No. 20 in the Best Hospitals in Chicago and ConsumerReports.org rated Centegra Hospital-Woodstock as the top in the McHenry County area.
In its annual “Best Regional Hospitals”