WWAD

Walk With a Doc is More Than
"Just a Walk"

Led by providers and professionals, our Walks are a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly, way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

vein screenings

Free Vein Screenings

Don’t let varicose veins hold you back from doing your favorite things. The FHN Vein Center will help you look and feel your best.

COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccinations

If you haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccine, take care of this important task now! Find the most convenient time and location for you, and get vaccinated!

Covid Safe

Providing Safe, Excellent Care
is Always Our Priority

FHN is committed to keeping our environment safe for you. Face coverings, social distancing, strict standards of cleanliness, and separate areas to care for COVID-19 patients are just some of our measures to keep you safe.

We're Safe For You.
We're Here... For You.

As we've all seen even more clearly recently, your health is so important - so don't put off visiting your FHN provider or scheduling appointments! Our offices and hospital are open, and we're as ready as ever to care for you and your family.

September 22

Rx Mobile Pantry Program

FHN and the Northern Illinois Food Pantry are helping get a healthy “dose” of good food to those who need it. This free program will distribute healthy produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats to qualified participants on a regular basis.

Mobile Rx Pantry Program
October 23

Drug Take Back Day

The public is invited to bring unused prescription drugs to the Freeport Police Department at 320 W. Exchange Street in Freeport for safe drive-thru drop-off.

Drug Take Back Day

In accordance with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidelines, FHN is postponing or cancelling all larger nonessential events until further notice.

Classes & Events
SEP18 Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Hands-on learning program to teach members how to perform high-quality CPR, first aid, and proper Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use in adults, children, and infants. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years. Instructor is Shelby Logemann. Registration is required. For more information or to register, use our registration form, or you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.
SEP18 Walk With a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
Walk With a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
FHN is proud to be a part of the nationwide program Walk with a Doc, which gives people a chance to take a walk and learn about their health from a local healthcare professional.

FHN Walk with a Doc will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday by the concession stand at Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard in Freeport. This FREE 30- to 45-minute Walk is a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

This week's Walk will be led by FHN Chaplain Sean Huguenin.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
SEP20 Free Vein Screening, 2 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 2 – 4 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Achy, tired legs can be a symptom of venous disease. Schedule a free screening at the FHN Vein Center to see if our experts can help. Non-cosmetic treatment options are covered by most insurance carriers, including Medicaid. For an appointment, call 815-599-VEIN (8346).
SEP21 Prenatal Class, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Prenatal Class, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Register at fhn.org/ob, or for more information, call 815-599-6221.
SEP21 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level
Participants will maintain social distance and must wear masks. No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
SEP22 Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup & Blood Pressure Screening, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup & Blood Pressure Screening, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport

Participants can pick up their supply of produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats from the Mobile Rx Pantry program, a partnership between FHN's Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) and the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Free blood pressure screenings are available inside the mall from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. during each event. Social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will prepare baskets and deliver directly to participant vehicle trunks. No vouchers will be needed. For more information, call 815-599-6317.
SEP22 FHN Hospice Presentation, 12:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library - 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport IL 61032
FHN Hospice Presentation, 12:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library - 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport IL 61032

We invite you to attend our information session to learn how the FHN Hospice Team of registered nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, chaplain, and volunteers can assist you and your loved ones during this time.

If you need Advance Directives Assistance, we can help. The FHN Hospice Team will share the knowledge they have gained working with patients and their families and keep you informed of what to anticipate along the way.

Allow the FHN Hospice Team to hold your hand and walk with you through this journey. The FHN Hospice Team provides physical, emotional, and spiritual end-of-life support to patients and their families. FHN Hospice focuses not on dying but on living well and with dignity during the patient’s remaining time with family and friends.

Learn more about FHN Hospice and our wonderful team of caregivers and how we can honor your loved one and assist your family through the end-of-life journey.
SEP24 Annual Flu Shot Drive-thru Clinic, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Annual Flu Shot Drive-thru Clinic, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Get your flu shot without getting out of your car! Adult-only clinic is $31 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $67 (high-dose for 65+) cash, credit card, or check payable to FHN. No out-of-pocket expense if you are over 65 and covered by Medicare Part B (please present Medicare card) or a Medicare HMO accepted by FHN (list available at each location – covered persons MUST present the Medicare HMO card instead of the Medicare card for billing process). No other insurances wil be billed - cash, check or credit card accepted. Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible.
For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2021 or call 815-599-7437.
SEP25 Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Globe and Deacon Rooms, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Class designed to prepare students in grades 6- 8 to be safe when they're home alone or babysitting. Full-day course is $50, which includes the Safe Sitter Essentials Student Handbook and completion card and basic CPR skill practice. (Class does not qualify for CPR certification.) Financial assistance is available for eligible students; call 815-599-6707 for more information about eligibility. Instructor is Shelby Logemann.
SEP25 Walk with a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
Walk with a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
FHN is proud to be a part of the nationwide program Walk with a Doc, which gives people a chance to take a walk and learn about their health from a local healthcare professional.

FHN Walk with a Doc will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday by the concession stand at Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard in Freeport. This FREE 30- to 45-minute Walk is a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

This week's Walk will be led by Laura Mack, RN, CNL.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.