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
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
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
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
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.
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