Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs
January 8, 2013 1:10PM
Updated: February 10, 2013 6:10AM
Blood drive: 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 9, Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., Lemont.
Blood drive: 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 9, Elwood Village Hall, 401 E. Mississippi Ave., Elwood. Call Julie at 815-436-0154 or 815-423-5011 or sign up online at www.heartlandbc.org to reserve your preferred donation time. Walk-ins welcome; appointments preferred. Every donor must bring a photo ID. Donors who are 16 must also bring a Heartland permission slip signed in ink by a parent or guardian. Permission slips available at www.heartlandbc.org. Every donor will receive a $10 Target gift card.
Blood drive: 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Saint Jude Catholic Church, 240 W. Second St., New Lenox.
Blood drive: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12 at State Farm, 828 W. Laraway Road, New Lenox.
Blood drive: 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 14, Old Plank Trail Community Bank-Mokena, 20012 Wolf Road, Mokena.
Blood drive: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Old Plank Trail Community Bank-Frankfort, 20901 S LaGrange Road, Frankfort.
Blood drive: 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 14, Central Elementary School, 23723 Getson Drive, Plainfield. Call Jaime Dykstra at 815-436-9278, Ext. 115119, to reserve your preferred donation time. Walk-ins also welcome. Every donor will receive a $10 Target gift card.
Lower back pain screening: Individuals experiencing aches, pain, spasm, stiffness or weakness of the lower back are invited to attend a free screening at Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen. Screenings will be performed by a physical therapist with The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Call 815-300-6288 to schedule an appointment.
Stroke risk assessments: Has a family member ever had a stroke? Stroke risk often runs in the family. No matter what your age you need to learn your risk. Know your risk by participating in a free stroke risk assessment and stroke clinic with a stroke expert at Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center, 333 N. Madison St., Joliet. Call 815-725-9438 for upcoming clinic dates and to register.
Walk with a doc program: 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Meet at Springfield entrance of Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center. Get the day started on the right foot with a 1- to 2-mile walk around the Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center campus. Join cardiologist Dennis Killian for this free health program.
Blood pressure checks: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily at the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St. in Homer Glen. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call 708-364-6337.
Items for the health/fitness calendars must be submitted in writing 10 days prior to the Wednesday on which they should run. We prefer all items e-mailed to email@example.com. You may also send them to: Health/Fitness Roundup, 2175 Oneida St., Joliet, IL 60435 or fax to 815-773-7950. For more information call Jean Edwards at 815-773-7172.