Gala Galactic

FHN Gala Galactic - November 19

We’ll connect with you via the internet for entertainment and live fun – and prizes. We’ll have a refreshment box with delicious appetizers, treats, and other surprises.

FOT2021

2021 Festival of Trees Events

We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate the season safely with some family fun!

WWAD

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

FHN has opened online self-scheduling for a limited number of Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot clinics.

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!

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.

October 27

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, wand 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
OCT15 Annual Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street (rear entrance, lower level), Freeport
Annual Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street (rear entrance, lower level), Freeport
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 or check accepted. Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible.
Blood pressure screenings are free and open to the public; no registration is necessary.
For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2021 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT16 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 Katie Alvarado, RN and Jess Harweger, RN who will discuss Imaging and Women's Health.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
OCT18 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).
OCT19 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.
OCT19 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.
OCT23 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 Kami Robinson who will talk about Vein Center Treatment.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
OCT25 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room - Lower Level
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room - Lower Level
Participants will maintain social distance and must wear masks. There will be a maximum capacity of 25 attendees. For more information, call 815-599-7240.
OCT27 Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 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.
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.
OCT30 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 Al Evon, FHN Foundation Director, who will be discussing the Foundation and upcoming holiday events.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
NOV06 BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon
Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Hands-on course designed to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team. Basic Life Support (BLS) skills are applicable to any healthcare setting. Course is $40, which includes BLS provider manual and certification card valid for 2 years. Open only to healthcare professionals; registration is required. Instructor is Shelby Logemann. For more information you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.