VNA to break ground on second Elgin facility
May 22, 2012 5:28PM
Updated: June 29, 2012 8:24AM
Elgin: VNA breaks ground for second health site
VNA Health Care will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its second facility at 2 p.m. today at 801 Villa St. in Elgin in response to the growing community need for services. The non-profit organization recently received approval from the Bureau of Primary Health Care in Washington, D.C., to construct a 20,000-square-foot health center. Completion of the new 24-exam room facility, on Elgin’s east side, is expected by autumn. Like its sister facility on the west side of Elgin (at 620 Wing St.), this site is designated as a federally qualified health center, which will provide services to the medically underserved in the greater Elgin area. All VNA health centers accept Medicare, Medicaid and most primary insurance plans. A sliding-scale fee structure is offered to those without insurance so that no one is turned away. For information about the organization’s full scope of services and community education, visit www.vnahealth.com.
Elgin: Cancer screening at Provena Saint Joseph
There will be a skin cancer screening event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Provena Saint Joseph Hospital Meadows Cancer Care Center in Elgin. Screening will be performed by Suleman Bangash, D.O., and Jake Klaustermeir, P.A. Call 847-931-1800 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are limited.
Geneva: Kane County offers recycling guide
The 2012-13 Kane County Recycles Green Guide is now available from the Kane County Division of Environmental Resources. People can find the electronic version on the county website at www.countyofkane.org/pages/recycling. For those who would like a paper copy, contact Jennifer Jarland, recycling coordinator, at email@example.com or 630-208-3841. Larger quantities are available upon request. New features in the guide include an A-Z list of recycling and reuse opportunities, as well as information on latex paint recycling, backyard composting, stopping junk-mail and plastic bag recycling.