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FHN Miles & Minutes

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School Sports Physicals

Annual school sports physical clinics are being scheduled. Find out when your school is offering physicals.

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2024-25 School Physicals

If your child will be starting Kindergarten, 6th, or 9th Grade in the Fall, they will need a school physical upon registration.

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FHN Gala 2024 - All That Jazz

Join us for an evening of smooth conversation, delicious delicacies, and the opportunity to swing with The Groove Hotel.

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FHN Foundation Appeal

Make a difference in the lives of people in your community with a gift that supports FHN's future growth.

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Award-Winning Care at FHN

FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog and other awards for excellent care.

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Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

If you have Medicare Part B, you can schedule a Wellness Visit every 12 months to develop or update a personalized prevention plan.

2nd & 4th Saturdays April – October

Walk With a Doc

Join us for a 30- to 45-minute walk led by FHN providers and professionals.

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Saturday, July 20

Healthy Heart Hustle 5K

Give your heart a run and raise money to support the FHN Cardiopulmonary Department.

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Tuesday, August 20

Small Steps Big Rewards

You could be in danger of developing diabetes … and not know it. Register now to get the facts on how to prevent or delay it.

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Support Groups

Do you provide care to a family member or friend? Have you suffered a loss? Do you live with cancer, congestive heart failure, or diabetes? Join one of our support groups!

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Training and Education

FHN offers classes throughout the year for Diabetes Education, CPR certification, Safe Sitter, Prenatal, and Breastfeeding courses.

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In Their Own Words

Classes & Events
JUL13 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL13 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
JUL16 Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport

This support group is for anyone in the general public who has CHF. Our group meets the third Tuesday of every month. Participation is free, and no referral is needed. No advance registration is required.

Meetings are facilitated by FHN Cardiopulmonary Educators, Carly and Krista. For more information, view the schedule or call 815-599-6388.
JUL16 Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 1 is an intro to SCHD programs, comfort measures, nutrition, alcohol/drug/tobacco use, intro to the doula program and community resources. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
JUL16 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL18 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL20 FHN's Healthy Heart Hustle 5K, 7 a.m.
FHN's Healthy Heart Hustle 5K, 7 a.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

Socially distanced, rolling start 5K run begins at 8 a.m. The Victory Lap will be held immediately following the 5K start. Proceeds from the race will benefit heart patients in northwest Illinois through the FHN Cardiology Department. Advance online registration is $25/adults and $10/ages 17 and under Race Day Registration is $35/adults. A virtual 5K option also is available.

For more details or to sign up, visit fhn.org/5k.
JUL22 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
JUL22 Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m.
Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

No appointment necessary; students are asked to come during the time scheduled for their sport . Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
JUL23 Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 2 focuses on labor and delivery, breastfeeding and a tour of the FHN Family Birthing Center at FHN Memorial Hospital. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.