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Press Releases

Therapeutic hypothermia protocol enhanced at Centegra Hospital-McHenry

McHENRY, Ill. —For people who are suffering heart attacks, every minute matters. That is why Centegra Hospital-McHenry (CH-M) nurses have collaborated to improve heart attack protocols. They began a new alert system in December 2015 to make sure patients receive an advanced treatment called therapeutic hypothermia even faster. Therapeutic hypothermia lowers read more

Centegra to offer life-saving screening packages in March

McHENRY, Ill — Staying active helps individuals maintain their overall health and wellness. Centegra’s health screenings add additional security to help community members stay ahead of illnesses and diseases. From identifying high cholesterol and diabetes to detecting risk for stroke, heart disease and other life-threatening diseases, community members can learn whether read more

Centegra talks matters of a healthy heart in February

Centegra Health System will offer two free lectures in February to provide the community opportunities for learning all matters of a healthy heart. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347). Dr. Asim Zaidi, a board-certified interventional cardiologist with Centegra Physician Care, presents “Capturing Control of Your Blood Vessels” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. read more

It’s a Boy! Centegra Welcomes First Baby of 2016

Centegra Hospital-McHenry welcomed the first baby of 2016 at 4:48 a.m. Jan. 1.

Family welcomes first baby of 2016 at Centegra Hospital-McHenry A large family grew by two tiny feet when Callum Wyatt Kampas was born at 4:48 a.m. Friday at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. McHenry County’s first baby of the new year weighed in at 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Within hours read more

Centegra Physician Care implements vaccination policy

child is given an injection by the family doctor

CRYSTAL LAKE – To protect as many children as possible from disease and life-threatening illnesses, effective Dec. 1 Centegra Physician Care will only treat children who are vaccinated according to the vaccination schedule developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If patients 18 and younger are not read more

Centegra to offer support group for those affected by sleep disorders

Centegra Health System’s A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic), a support group for patients and family members affected by sleep disorders, will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, 3701 Doty Road, in conference rooms A and B. Registration is required. Space is limited. Register read more

Centegra to offer life-saving screening packages in December

Staying active helps individuals maintain their overall health and wellness. Centegra’s health screenings add additional security to help community members stay ahead of illnesses and diseases. From finding high cholesterol and diabetes to detecting risk for stroke, heart disease and other life-threatening diseases, community members can learn whether or not they read more

Centegra encourages women to take control of breast and bone health

Centegra Health System’s nationally recognized breast health program underscores the importance of early detection and urges women to stay ahead of breast cancer. Centegra will continue 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 read more

Centegra to offer support group to help parents of children with ADD, ADHD

Centegra Health System will offer a free support group for parents of children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Crystal Lake, 200 Congress Pkwy., Crystal Lake, Ill. Dr. Christine Poulos, a pediatrician with read more