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Matt and Michelle Blake credit the LUCAS device with saving Matt’s life after he suffered sudden cardiac arrest.

McHenry electrician needed ‘a million things to go right’ By: Nicole Franz When nurses in the Emergency Departments at Centegra Health System ...READ MORE

Nov 13, 2017

As Thanksgiving nears, here's a healthy alternative to the high-fat, high-carb traditional pumpkin pie. MINI PUMPKIN TARTS Ingredients 30 mini vanilla wafer cookies 8 ...READ MORE

Nov 07, 2017

For the last four years, Centegra Physician Care Neurohospitalist Heeren Patel, MD, helped hundreds of children with muscular dystrophy and ...READ MORE

Oct 31, 2017

For healthy adults, starting at age 18, blood pressure should be measured every year.

Prehypertension identifies people at risk of developing chronic high blood pressure if they don’t take steps to improve their lifestyle ...READ MORE

Oct 30, 2017

Press Releases

American Heart Association: Delivering chest compressions can triple cardiac arrest survival HUNTLEY, Ill. – When someone’s heart stops beating, their survival ...READ MORE

Nov 16, 2017

Centegra Health System urges women to stay ahead of breast cancer by receiving regular screening mammograms. To support women in ...READ MORE

Nov 14, 2017



Health Today

One of the most critical members of a woman’s breast cancer care team is her patient navigator. Receiving a cancer diagnosis ...READ MORE

Oct 16, 2017

When stroke strikes, the first need is for speed. Fast action can save brain tissue, reduce disability and enhance  recovery. As ...READ MORE

Jun 05, 2014

When you’re a little hazy about how many heart procedures you’ve had, you’ve probably had a lot. Just ask Douglas ...READ MORE

Apr 17, 2014

On Oct. 4, the milestone 1,000th cardiac surgery was performed at Centegra Hospital–McHenry. The cardiac surgery team, led by Thomas ...READ MORE

Feb 03, 2014