Tag: health

Franciscan Health named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound, including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Peer-review evaluations, conducted[Read More…]

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Power plant developer pulls the plug on Glenwood project

[Updated at 9:55 a.m. Saturday] Oak Meadow Energy LLC has notified Glenwood officials that it will no longer pursue the development of a controversial electricity generating plant in the village.In a letter dated Wednesday, March 27, addressed to Glenwood residents, Mayor Ronald Gardiner announced Oak Meadow’s decision and provided a brief[Read More…]

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Franciscan Health ER consolidation nears completion with added treatment rooms in Olympia Fields

Earlier this year the new Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Emergency Department opened with increased space for patients in anticipation of the closure of the emergency room at Franciscan Health Chicago Heights. The new emergency department includes 32 treatment rooms with six being minor care beds for treating those with illness[Read More…]

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How Flossmoor District 161 fights the flu

Deep in the throes of flu season, Flossmoor School District 161 staff members remain vigilant, equipped with information and whole lot of antibacterial cleaner. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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