Kishwaukee Community Hospital Offers Community Wellness Programs

Look Good... Feel Better® is presented in partnership with the American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council Foundation, Professional Beauty Association, and National Cosmetology Association. This free program teaches beauty techniques to women or girls who are actively undergoing cancer treatment to help combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation more

Vohra Family Donates Generously to KishHealth Foundation

Anju and Promod Vohra have made a major gift to KishHealth Foundation to benefit the stress testing/ECHO room, which is commemorated with a plaque bearing their names. “I have always credited KishHealth System for my professional success,” said Anju, technical director for Echocardiography at Kish Hospital. The last 16 years have more

Inspiring Gifts Made by Seven-Year-Old

Teddy bears, dolls, art supplies, and games are the stuff of dreams for most seven-year-olds, yet when young Molly Feitlich of Waterman turned seven this year, she wanted these birthday gifts not for herself, but to give away to kids being treated at Kishwaukee Community Hospital.  Molly’s mom, Melissa, recalled more

Kish Hospital Auxiliary Honors Volunteer with First Connie Bressler Spirit Award

Congratulations to Eileen Dettman, volunteer in Kishwaukee Community Hospital’s Human Resources Department, who has won the first Connie Bressler Spirit Award. Dettman has volunteered at the hospital for 11 years, which translates to over 5,000 hours of dedicated service. Paula von Ende, director of Volunteer Services said, “Eileen’s determination sets more

DeKalb Go Red Luncheon May 18

Kishwaukee Community Hospital and the American Heart Association will host the annual Go Red for Women Luncheon on Friday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at NIU’s Barsema  Alumni & Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb. The heart healthy luncheon will feature a panel discussion on healthy eating more


Jeff Keicher is proud to announce an open house celebration in honor of State Farm’s® 90th Anniversary.  State Farm®, well known for being a “good neighbor” by “being there” for our customers, was founded June 7, 1922 by retired farmer and insurance salesman George Jacob “G.J.” Mecherle. We now insure more

Emergency Department and Maternity Suites Expansion Ahead of Schedule

Cindy Graves, director of Emergency Services for KishHealth System stands in front of what will soon be a new nurses’ station in Kishwaukee Community Hospital’s expanded Emergency Department.   In response to its high volumes and constant efforts for high quality of patient care, Kishwaukee Community Hospital is currently expanding its Emergency more

Hospice Tag Day Volunteers Needed

DeKalb County Hospice is having its annual Tag Days Fundraiser on May 11 and 12 in DeKalb, Genoa, and Sycamore.  Volunteers from all over DeKalb County are needed to work 1½-hour shifts, accepting donations and distributing tags at local businesses. DeKalb County Hospice enables persons who are in their last six more

Join National Healthcare Decisions Day . . . Because Your Decisions Matter

On April 16, 2012, KishHealth System recognizes the fifth annual National Healthcare Decisions Day. The goal of this nationwide initiative is to ensure that all adults with decision-making capacity in America have both the information and the opportunity to communicate and document their future healthcare decisions.  The first four years’ more

Open House for DeKalb Pediatrician

Area families are invited to an open house for Pediatrician Mayuri Morker, MD, on Friday, April 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Children’s Health Care Center, 625 E. Bethany Rd., DeKalb. Open House attendees will receive a free digital thermometer while supplies last and refreshments will be available. Dr. Morker more

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