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The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary, the Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary, and the KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, offer several scholarships each year for DeKalb County residents pursuing healthcare studies. Scholarships are offered to students pursuing careers in healthcare studies, including nursing, radiology, pre-med, medical, and...
KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, recognized employees for years of service at the 14th annual Employee Recognition Banquet, held on May 10, at the Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University. Janice Seldal, Business Office, Kishwaukee Hospital, was honored for 50 years of...
KishHealth Physician Group, part of Northwestern Medicine, welcomes dermatologist Kimberly Ann Bauer, MD. Dr. Bauer is welcoming new patients at the Physician Group office located at 1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore. “I am excited to be joining the KishHealth Physician Group to provide high quality medical dermatology care to patients in...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships to local residents who are pursuing healthcare careers. Applicants must live in a community served by Valley West Hospital. This includes Earlville, Sandwich, Plano, Somonauk, Leland, Yorkville, Bristol, Sheridan, Serena, Newark, Millington, Millbrook, Big Rock, Hinckley and Waterman. The...
DeKalb County Health Department’s (DCHD) Director of Health Protection Greg Maurice, encourages all residents to take a few precautions to help protect family and friends while enjoying Fourth of July food favorites by following four simple steps – clean, separate, cook and chill. 1. CLEAN: Always wash hands and surfaces often before preparing food and...
KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, recognized employees, teams, and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward the health system’s organizational goals in the areas of Service, People, Quality, Finance, and Growth at the 14th annual Employee Recognition Banquet, May 9, at the Duke Ellington Ballroom, Northern Illinois University. The...
The 2013 winner of the Kishwaukee Community Hospital Auxiliary’s Connie Bressler Spirit Award is Marion Baars, a true ambassador for the hospital and its entire staff. Marion, a retired DeKalb School District teacher, has been a volunteer at Kish Hospital for twenty years. She personifies vitality and kindness and...
NM expands to six hospitals, 90 sites of care, spanning eight Illinois counties Northwestern Memorial HealthCare announced today that KishHealth System has become the newest member of Northwestern Medicine (NM). With the addition of Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb and Valley West Hospital in Sandwich, NM expands to six hospitals, 90...
National Rural Health Day, celebrated on Thursday, November 16, is an opportunity to highlight the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face – and showcase the efforts of rural healthcare providers to address those challenges. For over 70 years, Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital has provided emergency care and...
April Is Alcohol Awareness Month Alcohol Awareness – The Key to Community Change, Personal and Family Recovery 28 Years of Improving and Saving Lives Through Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) sponsors NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public...
Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Sandwich, currently located at 1 East County Line Road, is moving to the Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital medical office building, 1310 N. Main Street, Suite 202, Sandwich. Appointments begin at the new location on Wednesday, January 3. Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Sandwich is proud to...
Offering Girls Empowerment and The BOYS Groups The DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau (YSB) is sponsoring a Girls Empowerment Group for young girls ages 10 through 14 on Mondays at 2:30 - 4:00pm. Today's girls are facing new pressures due to social media and cyber bullying. The Girls Empowerment Group will assist...