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Free Screenings to Detect Diabetes – March 22

In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900...

Does Walking Make Your Legs Hurt?

According to the American Heart Association, peripheral artery disease is a serious medical condition that affects 8.5 million American adults. However many people don’t know they have it. Are you one of them? What is Peripheral Artery Disease? Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing of the peripheral...

Snoring: Nuisance or Serious Problem?

If snoring is keeping you up at night, you are not alone.  About half of all people snore at some point in their lives. It is more common among men and those who are overweight, but snoring is a problem of both genders.  Snoring appears...

Sick Kid? Talk to a Doctor Right Away.

"As a nurse and a mother with two kids, ACCESS to great healthcare is important to me. To me ACCESS, is safe, quality, timely, affordable, and efficient care that works for my family’s schedule.   My son, Keaton, woke up on January 1, 2017 with the classic...

Healthcare Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission is pleased to offer healthcare scholarships for individuals who reside in zip codes 60432, 60433, 60436, and the Lockport Grade School District #89. “The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial assistance to those individuals pursuing a course of...

Celebrating 5 Years in New Lenox

Five years ago, Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012. Since then, Silver Cross has cared for more than 1.3 million patients while continuing to bring new services and enhanced expertise to the...