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  • Plainfield Public Library Foundation donates two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Public Library Foundation recently donated funding to purchase two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units and the ca ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet Junior College nursing graduates exceed expectations on required licensing exam

    JOLIET – The most recent graduates of Joliet Junior College’s nursing program have once again exceeded expectations by high numbers in the percentage ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Plainfield Parent Network addressing bullying, mental health

    PLAINFIELD – The new Plainfield Parent Community Network (PPCN) will share information with District 202-area parents about bullying and parenting and ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Will County Health Department gives overview of the flu

    JOLIET – Will County Health Department Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Coordinator Dr. Alpesh Patel said keeping track of the flu season’s progres ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 6:33 am
  • Joliet Junior College nursing program ranked as one of top schools in Illinois

    JOLIET – RegisteredNursing.org, an online guide to nursing education, has ranked the Joliet Junior College nursing program as one of the top 10 RN pro ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Women and Heart Disease lunch is Feb. 28 in Morris

    MORRIS – Women are invited to a special luncheon program on Women and Heart Disease being offered through the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce from 1 ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • How Veterans Can Cope with Hearing Loss

    Among the many personal issues that veterans encounter following their service, hearing loss may be the most common. According to an April 2014 report ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Local health events: Feb. 21 through Feb. 28

    ONGOING• Abuse/neglect of seniors or disabled adults – In Grundy County, call Catholic Charities at ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Plainfield visitor to Edward Hospital in right place during life-threatening blood clot

    PLAINFIELD – On the morning of Nov. 5, 2016, Tania Rients,44, of Plainfield was visiting her husband, Jay, who was a patient at Edward Hospital, when ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists adds fourth cardiologist

    MORRIS – Board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist Dr. Muhammad Marwali has joined Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
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