Oct. 12 Symposium to Highlight Kane Health Counts

Oct. 12 Symposium to Highlight Kane Health Counts

Be a part of the Kane Health Counts success story!

Join Kane Health Counts from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, for the first Kane Health Counts symposium highlighting the programs, partnerships and strategies of the Kane Health Counts Community Health Improvement Plan.

Dr. Steven Lome

Dr. Steven Lome, the founder of HeartStrong.com and a board certified cardiologist at Rush Copley, will share his beliefs and how they align with Kane Health Counts goals to improve one of three identified priorities in Kane County: chronic disease.

Also on the agenda will be short presentations highlighting the bright spots from the three actions teams focused on the CHIP’s priorities: Behavioral Health, Chronic Disease and Income and Education.

The symposium is free and will be held at the Northern Illinois Food Bank, 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva. Please click here to register for the event. Seating is limited.

Please visit the Kane Health Counts website to see the data collected from the Community Health Assessment and much, much more.

Kane Health Counts is a collaboration of public health partners striving to improve the health of Kane County. Partners include the five local hospitals: Presence Mercy Medical Center, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Northwestern Medicine/Delnor Hospital, Rush Copley Medical Center, Advocate Sherman Hospital, the INC Board, a mental health alliance serving the southern part of the county, and the Kane County Health Department.

For more information please contact Community Health Planner Stacy Zeng at zengstacy@co.kane.il.us.

SOURCE: Kane County Health Department