The safety of our patients is our number one priority.
News Releases July 8, 2020
NCH and NorthShore announce agreement to strengthen community-focused care
We are very excited to share our intention to align NCH with NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) and to establish NCH as a regional, community-focused healthcare hub for NorthShore across the northwest suburbs.
Fitness and Nutrition July 8, 2020
Tackling weight gain from COVID-19 quarantine: Nutrition makeover
Rosemary Weaver, MPH, RDN, LDN, NCH Wellness Center Dietitian, serves up seven dietary strategies to help you start trending down to a healthier weight.
Men's Health July 8, 2020
Men’s Health: It’s not just a magazine cover, part II
Yaqoob Syed, D.O., a family practitioner with NCH Medical Group, addresses preventable health problems and common questions men have about health issues.
Back to school: Send them back in good health
In this first part of a two-part series, Kristina Mitton, M.D. addresses traditional school physicals as we help parents navigate the back-to-school season during COVID-19.
Behavioral Health June 24, 2020
Dreading the return to your office wardrobe?
Most everyone has heard of the “Freshman 15” – the typical 15 pounds college freshmen tend to gain during their first year away from home. Since the stay at home order was announced in March it seems a new concern is the “COVID 19,” the 19 pounds many people may have gained while working from home or being unemployed. We talked to NCH Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Nurse, Cayce McConnell, PMHNP-BC about emotional eating.
Telehealth June 24, 2020
Healthcare at home
We understand many folks are taking extra caution in deciding when they can leave their homes or where they can go. It’s extremely important to keep your guard up regarding safe outings until we have a COVID-19 vaccine. While NCH works very hard to maintain a safe environment at all of our locations, sometimes a better option for non-life threatening care is a telehealth, audio or video virtual visit with one of our Medical Group providers.*
News Releases June 24, 2020
Nursing assistants provide essential care and cherished companionship
Recent world events have drawn a spotlight on healthcare workers, which is well deserved and appreciated. In honor of National Nurse Assistants Week, June 18 through 24, we are expanding that spotlight to introduce you to healthcare workers beyond doctors and nurses.
Men's Health June 24, 2020
Men’s Health: It’s not just a magazine cover
Each June, Men’s Health Month brings awareness to preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases among men and boys. We spoke with Yaqoob Syed, D.O., a family practitioner with NCH Medical Group, so we all can learn more about men’s health.
Cancer Care June 23, 2020
NCH hosts Virtual Cancer Survivor Event for all
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) invites all cancer survivors to join a virtual cancer survivor celebration. This event is free and can be joined at nch.org/virtualfield from anywhere internet access is available.
Fitness and Nutrition June 11, 2020
A summertime staple meets social distancing
June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, which dovetails with the traditional opening of local farmers markets. This year markets are reopening with new safeguards in place to protect the health of shoppers and vendors.