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Women's Health and Resource Fair - Today, Sunday November 15

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Stadelman event offers free health services for women, today, Sunday, November 15 from 1 to 4 PM

Stadelman event offers free health services for women

November 14, 2015

For Immediate Release

ROCKFORD -- Women can obtain referrals for free mammograms and screenings for cervical cancer, free flu vaccinations, blood pressure readings, Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations and more at a Women's Health Fair being presented tomorrow by State Senator Steve Stadelman.

Other free services include blood-glucose and cholesterol testing, pulse oximetry measurements, reflexology and message therapy. Complimentary refreshments and children's activities also are being provided for the event.

When: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 151-4 PM
Where: YMCA Log Lodge, 200 Y Blvd., Rockford

Stadelman was inspired to coordinate the health fair after meeting Dr. Sandy Goldberg, a breast cancer survivor and television health and nutrition commentator in Chicago. Dr. Goldberg founded A Silver Lining Foundation, which strives for equal access to respectful and dignified cancer screening and diagnosis regardless of socioec…

Tell Governor Rauner "No Medicaid Cuts!"

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed $100 million in budget cuts to Illinois' Medicaid program. These cuts would hurt the poorest of the poor and could throw many nursing home residents out of nursing homes across Illinois, not to mention the loss of jobs from the nursing home closures.

Contact Gov. Rauner at: https://www2.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/ContacttheGovernor.aspx

Read about the nursing home impact below...

News coverage from WREX.com
http://www.wrex.com/story/28998106/2015/05/06/health-care-council-warns-nursing-homes-could-close

News coverage from MyStateline.com
http://www.mystateline.com/fulltext-news/d/story/nursing-home-residents-may-be-homeless-if-budget-c/77520/bfuZ2q2or0K-iFyLNJLhvg

More news coverage here:

http://www.careyoucancounton.org/news.html

Again, contact the Governor's office and tell him "No Medicaid Cuts!"

Contact Gov. Rauner at: https://www2.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/ContacttheGovernor.aspx .


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Enjoy the beautiful night at Der Rathskeller Restaurant!

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I just got home from running errands and passed Der Rathskeller Restaurant. It looked so inviting. The beer garden is open and it is a wonderful night. Stop by. I wish I could, but I have plans.

Der Rathskeller
1132 Auburn St.
Rockford, IL
815-963-2922
(Near Main and Auburn)