Community Health

Margaret Lewis reduced

Community Health - Recreation & Parks Department
Margaret Lewis, Community Health Coordinator
350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466    
Office: 708-283-5663 / Cell Phone:  708-825-5205

Community Health Services
•Wellbeing checks on residents
•Medical equipment loan closet
•Annual farmers market management
•Food service health inspections (retail food, daycare, and restaurants)
•Health monitoring of senior building residents
•Health services referrals (i.e. homemaker, primary care, immunizations, home health)
•Health information resource (diabetes, heart disease, cancer)


Rich Township Health Stop Events
Shirley Green Senior Center
297 Liberty Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466

January 24, 2019 - 10:00 am - Noon
Health information on drug and alcohol abuse.

February 28, 2019 - 9:00 am - Noon
Glucose and cholesterol screenings.
Call 708-748-5454 for reservation (fasting required).

March 28, 2019 - 10:00 am - Noon

Health information on diet, exercising and medication disposal.






Health & Wellness Links

Clinic Referrals for School Physicals and/or General Services 

American Cancer Society 

Early Detection Helps Prevent Deaths from Breast Cancer

American Heart Association

American Heart Association Articles:  (Click on links below)

Health Threats From High Blood Pressure

American Lung Association 

Blood Pressure Information:  Basic Steps to Helping Control Your Blood Pressure

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

Mission Possible: Achieving Health Equity through Inclusive Public Health Practice

Cholesterol Information:  Do you Know Your Cholesterol Levels?

Flu Shot Information: 

Health In Aging 

Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues 

Tips for Preventing Serious Falls


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