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News: New support group offered at Centegra for sleep disorders

Centegra Health System extends its continuum of care by launching a new support group for people with sleep apnea, their family members and friends. The group will be part of the American Sleep Apnea Association’s AWAKE network. AWAKE stands for Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic.

The support group will provide education and idea sharing for people who are affected by sleep-disordered breathing. The group will meet on a quarterly basis at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock.The first session, focusing on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines and maintenance, will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. Becky Ballou will be the guest speaker. The second session, focusing on obstructive sleep apnea, will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 with Medical Director of Pulmonary and Sleep Services at Centegra Health System, Dr. Firas Dairi as the guest speaker. Both sessions will be conducted at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock.

Registration is required. Call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347) to register.

Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Physician Care Centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and more. As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community.

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