Community Health Nurse
Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Community Health Nurse Josephine Gould (Josie), RN, provides health and wellness services Tuesday - Thursday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Walk-ins are seen Tuesday & Thursday from 9 AM to 1:00 PM. Each Thursday, our senior lunch & bingo attendees can stop in and see Josie between 11:00 AM and 12:00 p.m. for a free blood pressure screening.
Josie has been a registered nurse for over 35 years and provides educational programs, facilitates support groups and tend to those in need of care and resources including:
- Diabetes Support Group - Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. Type I, Type II, and pre-diabetics are welcome for various topic discussions. Download flyer here.
- Blood Pressure Screening - Offered every week for bingo players on Thursday, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All township residents can be screened Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in room #102.
- Smoking Cessation Support Group - Meets every the first and thrid Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM in room 102. Please call 847-618-7992 to confirm meeting.
- A1C Diabetes Testing - The A1c is a finger stick, non-fasting blood test that measures your average blood sugar level over the past two to three months. There is a $12.00 fee. All township residents can be screened Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday by appointment only. Download flyer
Calendar Of Events
The Township of Schaumburg Senior and Disability Departments can assist township residents regarding Medicare health and prescription drug plans.
Employment Support Center
Seniors Walking Group