It’s Thumbs Down for Thumb Pain
New Lenox, IL (May 6, 2014)-Is all of that texting and tweeting causing pain in your thumb? The health of your thumb is important as it is the only digit we can oppose with when grasping items. Rarely do we handle items with the four fingers alone. Whether it is DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis, Basal Joint Arthritis, or Trigger Thumb, it deserves special attention.
Silver Cross Saves Man’s Life after Suffering a Stroke on Manhattan Jobsite
May is National Stroke Awareness Month
New Lenox, IL (May 5, 2014)—It was the day after a tornado swept through Manhattan, IL last November. Vince Walsh, a construction chief specializing in pipeline work, was holding a meeting in the field when it felt like someone had punched him between his shoulder blades and neck. A warm feeling quickly rushed through his head. His vision became blurry. Walsh felt nauseous. Luckily, someone called 911.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Receives 2014 Outstanding Agency in Human Services Award
New Lenox, IL (April May 5, 2014)—The Community Service Council of Will County awarded the 2014 Outstanding Agency in Human Service Award to the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission at the Council’s 75th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet on April 17 at the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet.
Silver Cross Foundation Appoints New Chairperson and Board Members
New Lenox, IL (May 1, 2014)— The Silver Cross Foundation announces the recent appointments of Mark Stevens as Foundation Chairperson and two new members to its Board of Directors - James R. Pitcairn and G. Kurt Sangmeister.
Silver Cross Partners with Joliet Central and West High Schools’ Job Program
Silver Cross Employees Mentor Students
New Lenox, IL (May 1, 2014) —Recently 31 Joliet Township Central and West High School students took a break from class and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons on April 23 and 24. The free program offered a valuable experience and unique opportunity for sophomores enrolled in an advisory class allowing them insight into medical careers.