Tag: hospital

Local hospital staff rise to the occasion of pandemic

Healthcare workers at Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields have faced the overwhelming demands of the COVID-19 pandemic without becoming overwhelmed, according to one administrator.  It hasn’t been easy. In a recent interview with the Chronicle, Mari Lynn Ross, vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Franciscan[Read More…]

South Suburban Hospital gets approval to modernize its surgical suite

Advocate’s South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest received approval for a $97,630,432 modernization of its surgical suite.  The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board gave its approval to the project Oct. 30 after hearing Rashard Johnson, the hospital’s president, and a South Suburban Hospital team describe the need.  The project will[Read More…]

Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

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