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Published on January 05, 2016

Rush-Copley Hosts Community Health Talks in Spanish

(Aurora, Ill.)  Rush-Copley is hosting Community Health Talks (Pláticas de Salud Para la Comunidad), an ongoing series of free educational programs conducted in Spanish or in English with interpreters on various health-related topics. In addition to Rush-Copley healthcare providers, the talks feature guest lecturers from community-based organizations such as the Kane County Health Department and Mutual Ground. Community Health Talks are usually held the second Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Men, women and children 12 years and older are welcome to attend.

Rush-Copley partners with Aurora University nursing students to provide onsite childcare for those 12 and younger. In addition to providing safe and free childcare, the student nurses also provide the children with a healthy snack, education such as proper hand washing lessons and activities that promote exercise.

Programs will be held on the following dates at the Santori Public Library, 101 S. River Street in Aurora:

Thursday, January 14
Rosalinda Saucedo, Kane County Health Department

Thursday, February 11
Nutritional Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
Dr. Daniel Novella, Rush-Copley Medical Group

Saturday, March 12 at 9:30 a.m.
Healthy Relationships in Adolescence
Mutual Ground

Thursday, April 14
Arthritis and Bone Health
Dr. Jamil Jacobs-El, Dreyer Medical Clinic

To register or for more information please call 630-978-4989.


For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Public Relations Manager

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.