Health Scan

Moraine Valley
medical presentation:
foot and ankle trauma

  Moraine Valley Community College is hosting its Medical Education Series presentation on “Trauma of the Foot and Ankle” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Dorothy Menker Theater in the Fine and Performing Arts Center, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills. The event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is free and open to the public.
  Dr. Anish Kadakia, an orthopaedic surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, will share his expertise in foot and ankle problems, arthroscopy, diabetic foot infections, diabetic foot and ankle problems, musculoskeletal disorders, and musculoskeletal trauma/fracture.
  For more information, call Mari Smith at 608-4039, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Orland Twp. monthly
immunization clinic

  Orland Township will offer its monthly immunization clinic on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 7, and Tuesday, June 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the township building, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave.
  Immunizations are offered to Orland Township residents only. In order to receive an immunization, children 18 and younger must be uninsured, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and display proof of residency and a valid shot record. Adult vaccines are also available for a fee and also require proof of residency.
  Vaccinations that are offered include: DTap, DTap-IPV/Hib, DTap/IPV, DTap/Hep B/IPV, haemophilus b conjugate, Hep A, Hep B, Hep A/B, Hib, HPV, IPV, meningococcal, MMR, pneumococcal, TB, Tdap, TD, varicella, rotavirus, typhoid. The adult vaccine Zostovax is also available at most clinics but an appointment is necessary for this vaccine. Call the township office at 403-4222 to request a Zostovax immunization. (