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Press Releases

Centegra encourages women to take control of breast and bone health

Mammo Mondays and U+2 continue in June 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 and its U+2 program throughout McHenry County during June. Women are encouraged to read more

Centegra vascular screenings offered in June

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

Learn to spot stroke symptoms, understand your risk at free talk

Neurologist to teach community members how to decrease stroke risk factors HUNTLEY – Centegra Physician Care neurologist Dr. Timothy Upchurch will help community members understand their risk for stroke at a free lecture from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Rd. People read more

Centegra plans Cancer Survivors Day celebration for June 1

Survivors, families and health care providers to enjoy food, fun, fellowship McHENRY – Centegra Health System invites cancer survivors and their families to celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 1. Call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347) by May 28 to read more

Radiation oncologist named cancer liaison physician by national program

Imperato to evaluate, interpret, report performance data McHENRY – Dr. Joseph Imperato recently received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for the cancer program at Centegra Health System. Cancer liaison physicians are integral to cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). Imperato, an independent fellowship read more

Centegra metabolic syndrome screening to determine if people are at risk

Free screening includes blood pressure, blood glucose check, body mass index McHENRY – Centegra will offer a free metabolic syndrome screening for the community from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at Centegra Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Clinic, which is located adjacent to Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center at 200 read more

Centegra offers new eating disorders support group

Group will focus on improving unhealthy eating habits  CRYSTAL LAKE – Beginning May 12, Centegra Health System will offer a new eating disorders support group. This group will focus on improving unhealthy eating habits such as food restriction, overeating, emotional eating or managing an unhealthy body image. Participants will gain support read more

State approves Centegra expansion of inpatient behavioral health, obstetrics

Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board supports certificate of need applications CHICAGO – At its meeting today, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (IHFSRB) approved Centegra Health System’s plan to enhance its inpatient behavioral health services by relocating the unit from the 100-year-old Centegra Specialty Hospital-Woodstock to Centegra read more

Centegra Hospital-Woodstock Auxiliary to host book fair

WOODSTOCK — The Centegra Hospital-Woodstock Auxiliary will host a Books Are Fun book fair to raise money for the Centegra Gavers Breast Center located in Crystal Lake. The book fair will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in read more

Centegra to offer free lectures in April

Centegra Health System will offer three free lectures in April to provide the community opportunities to learn about bullying, stiff and painful joints and insomnia. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347). Cjay Harmer, a prevention specialist from the Pioneer Center for Human Services, will discuss bullying, why some kids get targeted and read more