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Tuesdays on the Town, NIU Night

On Tuesday, June 11 from 5:30-7:30pm, Sycamore will paint the town red and black in support of NIU Night.  Wear your Huskie gear and come meet and greet NIU athletes, participate in mini-sport games and get your picture taken with Victor E. Huskie.  The NIU STEM Department will also provide ...read more

KishHealth System Recognizes Nurses of the Year

Katie Eich of Kishwaukee Community Hospital and Dana Seiner of Valley West Community Hospital have been named nurses of the year by KishHealth System. The awards were presented at the recent KishHealth System Employee Recognition Dinner. Katie Eich, an emergency room nurse, was named KishHealth System’s Nurse of the Year. Eich received her bachelor’s ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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’ ...read more

KishHealth System Announces Board Changes

           Michael Larson has been named chair of the KishHealth System Board of Directors succeeding Michael Cullen, who served as chair for four years.  Cullen, president and CEO of The National Bank & Trust Co., Sycamore, will continue to serve on the board.            Larson of DeKalb, former owner of Elmer ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo— Sweets for your Sweet

Yesterday I  wanted to test out a recipe for valentines day brownies.  Since each Tuesday is our Community Wellness staff meeting at Kishwaukee hospital,  I thought it would be a perfect test panel of 10.  It seemed to get rave reviews and many are going to make it for their ...read more

Don’t Miss This One’s For The Girls, Feb. 10 and 11

  Women of all ages are invited to join Kishwaukee Community Hospital for a morning dedicated just to them! This One’s For The Girls, Kish Hospital’s free women’s health event, is planned for Feb. 10 and 11, from 8 a.m. to noon. Women may attend on Friday or Saturday, to participate ...read more

Kishwaukee Community Hospital Offers Community Wellness Programs

Weekly Blood Pressure Clinics A community wellness health professional from Kishwaukee Community Hospital monitors your blood pressure weekly free at three area locations. You receive blood pressure information and a tracking card.On Mondays at Kish Hospital from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Wednesdays at KishHealth Family and Specialty Care in ...read more

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