On Tuesday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Health Care and Human Services Reform Act into law. The Illinois Health Care and Human Services Reform Act, HB 158, takes effect immediately. The legislation, which represents the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus’ healthcare pillar, addresses health inequities and obstacles, establishes new programs,[Read More…]
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is putting the needs of African American women in the spotlight through the work of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, founded the caucus with two other representatives. Kelly said the caucus was necessary to[Read More…]
Flossmoor resident Tiffany Victor-Castleberry will receive the Young Healthcare Executive Award on Feb. 12 from the Chicago Health Executive Forum (CHEF) of the American College of Health Executives. She will be one of 10 honorees at the 43rd CHEF Annual Meeting at Soldier Field.
On Oct. 1, Ingalls Memorial Hospital and University of Chicago Medicine will celebrate the first year of a partnership that has expanded services and medical staff expertise for residents of the South Suburbs.
The Cancer Support Center is hosting its first Survivor Camp on Saturday, Sept. 16, designed to give information and tools for cancer survivors. The free event is open to anyone who has battled or is currently battling cancer. Caregivers are welcome to join and take part in the sessions as[Read More…]
“Be a Super Hero” is the theme for the Oct. 1 Cancer Support Center’s Fall Walk of Hope. The annual fundraiser supports the center’s programs and resources, which are provided at no charge to anyone living with a cancer diagnosis, as well as to their loved ones. The goal this[Read More…]
Advocate South Suburban Hospital is hosting two summer farmer’s markets this year. The first will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the hospital’s main parking lot at 17800 S. Kedzie Ave. in Hazel Crest. Advocate is partnering with Cristina Foods, a wholesale food service distributor,[Read More…]