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SWEDISHAMERICAN HOSPITAL OFFERS NEW INTENSIVE CARDIAC REHAB PROGRAM USING PRITIKIN ICR

ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to offer a new Intensive Cardiac Rehab program using the Pritikin ICR™ (Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation) Program to treat patients with cardiovascular disease. SwedishAmerican is the fourth health system in the state of Illinois and first in the Rockford area to adopt the program.

SWEDISHAMERICAN STATE STREET MILE 2020 RACE CANCELED

ROCKFORD, Illinois – Due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and per the guidelines from the Winnebago County Health Department and state and local governments, the 2020 SwedishAmerican State Street Mile has been canceled.

SWEDISHAMERICAN OFFERS CLASS TO BECOME EMT

Rockford, Illinois – SwedishAmerican EMS System will offer a daytime class to prepare people to become Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). The class will run April 8 – May 20, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at SwedishAmerican’s EMS office, 4120 Charles Street.

SWEDISHAMERICAN HOSPITAL IS FIRST IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS TO INSTALL SELF-SERVE “SCRIPTCENTER” TO PICK UP PRESCRIPTIONS 24/7

SwedishAmerican unveiled a self-serve pharmacy kiosk Thursday on the third floor of its main hospital campus at 1401 E. State Street in Rockford. The free-standing “ScriptCenter” is the first of its kind in Northern Illinois.

“This easy access approach to prescription refills is safe, private, and convenient,” said SwedishAmerican Director of Pharmacy Tom Carey. “It works for patients when a traditional pharmacy doesn’t by allowing patients to pick up prescriptions when it’s convenient for them.”