June 2013

Save the Date

Throughout the year, Northwest Community Healthcare hosts a wide range of health and wellness seminars, screenings and events for area residents. These programs are intended to be educational and informative, serving as a complement to the existing relationship established between physicians and their patients.

Medical staff members are encouraged to share this information with patients.

Women's Health Seminar

Wednesday, June 19

Enjoy complimentary wine tastings and learn about women's health topics from NCH medical staff members. Attendees will learn about treatment options for gynecologic surgery. The free event kicks off at 5:30 pm. Held at Cooper's Hawk in Arlington Heights. For more information and to register for this free event, call HealthConnection at 847.518.4YOU (4968), or visit

Cancer Survivors Event

Sunday, June 23

Cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends are invited to celebrate survivorship together as Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) hosts its 12th annual Cancer Survivor Celebration from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, June 23. The celebratory event will be held at the Arlington Heights Senior Center at 1801 W. Central Road (at Wilke Road) in Arlington Heights, just west of the Hospital campus.

Activities include a DJ, dancing, games and free raffle prizes. Several of NCH's Animal-Assisted Therapy teams will be on hand, too. NCH will supply the main dishes and drinks, while attendees are asked to bring an appetizer, salad or dessert to share. There is no admission fee to the event. To register for this free event, call NCH at 847.618.6660 by Tuesday, June 18.

NCH Sports Injury Clinic

Monday, June 24, 4 – 7 pm

NCH's Sports Injury Clinic is a free screening opportunity available to anyone who has a sports related injury and/or sports performance concern. NCH's team of expert physical therapists takes a brief history from attendees and performs a personal injury assessment. Attendees receive basic home care instructions and recommendations for follow-up care. Space is limited, so registration for this free screening is required. Click here for more information to share with patients.