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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

Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Centers offer specials in April

This April, Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Centers in Crystal Lake and Huntley are offering membership specials, spa specials, free lectures, swim lessons registration, OPTIFAST and OPTITRIM Bridge Spa offers massage, waxing and manicure specials The Bridge Spa specials in April include a 60-minute bamboo massage for $85 and a free foot scrub read more

New Centegra Healthy Living Institute introduced

Centegra Health System has changed the name of its weight-loss institute to the Centegra Healthy Living Institute. The new name better reflects the full range of services offered to support healthy lifestyles. “The Centegra Healthy Living Institute better communicates our goal to support the health of our community,” said Matt Carlen, 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 and its U+2 program throughout McHenry County during April.Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event on their own or read more

Centegra vascular screenings offered in April

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 receives Press Ganey 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award

Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has named Centegra Health System a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner in patient satisfaction for inpatient behavioral health. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction, employee engagement, physician engagement or clinical quality. The Press read more

Free screenings provided April 12 for oral, head and neck cancer

Centegra Health System will offer free screenings for oral, head and neck cancer from 9 to noon Saturday, April 12 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). During the screenings, Mobeen Shirazi, M.D., otolaryngologist read more

Free CT lung screenings continue through April

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A promotion that Centegra Health System developed in recognition of November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month has provided 336 community members free screenings to detect lung cancer and other related illnesses. Of these screenings, 146 people received a diagnosis or were asked to return for more imaging in the future because of read more

Centegra welcomes chiropractor to new northern McHenry location

Dr. Scott Spengel has joined Centegra Physician Care as a chiropractor and will be a member of the Centegra Health System team. Spengel’s practice is relocating just a five-minute drive from his current office. The new location will be the Centegra Health Center-Northern McHenry, 2507 N. Richmond Road, next to the read more

Centegra to offer free test kits to screen for colorectal cancer

To recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Centegra Health System and the Get Checked! Program will offer free fecal occult blood test kits to the community. These kits help doctors detect small amounts of blood in the stool as a way to screen for colorectal cancers. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal read more