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Kurtz & Vana Families Give Transformation Gift for ER Expansion

[caption id="attachment_23748" align="alignright" width="300"] Paul Pawlak, President/CEO of Silver Cross Hospital; Marilyn Kutz; Tom Vana; and Michele Vana.[/caption] Local business leaders Marilyn Kurtz and Tom and Michele Vana recently invested in Silver Cross with a substantial undisclosed donation for the enhancement and expansion of emergency services...

Why Wait for Allergy Relief?

If you're experiencing seasonal allergy symptoms, like sneezing, congestion, and runny nose, you're not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50 million people are affected by seasonal allergies each year. Instead of waiting hours or days to get treatment for...

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...

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...

Single-Incision Robotic Gallbladder Surgery Puts New Lenox Woman in Good Mood

[caption id="attachment_23505" align="alignright" width="300"] Christina Fisher feels great after Dr. Laura Ragauskaite removed her gallbladder through a single-incision in her belly button at The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] For years, Christina Fisher experienced episodes of heart burn, acid reflux and abdominal...

Expanded Urgent Care Hours in Joliet

As of February 1, 2017, Silver Cross Urgent Care now offers new, expanded hours: Monday - Friday;  5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday;  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The urgent care center is located in the Silver Cross Professional Building at 1051 Essington Rd., Suite 100, Joliet.  Patients...