Heat-related Illnesses

Heat-related Illnesses

Do you know what to do if someone you love is overheating? Heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke, happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself.

Mobile Rx Pantry Program

Mobile Rx 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.

FHN Miles And Minutes

Make Your Summer Fun Pay Off with FHN Miles And Minutes

FHN's Miles And Minutes program is back! Summer exercise and even everyday physical activity like gardening can pay off in prizes for area schools with FHN's Miles And Minutes program.

September 11th

FHN Speaker Series: Waging War Against a Invisible Enemy

Clean rooms and clean hands – for patients, visitors, and healthcare providers – are an important part of keeping patients safe from infection.

Waging Ware Against a Invisible Enemy
September 14th

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

This course is designed to teach community members how to perform high-quality CPR, first aid, and proper AED (Automated External Defibrillator) use specific to infants and children.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED
October 14th

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR

This is a 1-day class designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR.

Safe Sitter Essentials
Classes & Events
AUG23 Talk: Belly Pain, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk: Belly Pain, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG24 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG24 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG26 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
AUG27 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG29 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m. Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m.
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Participants who have qualified and received a voucher 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. Screenings are held at the pickup site from 11 a.m. – noon before each event and at every FHN Top 50 Blood Pressure Screening – a complete list is available on our online calendar. For more information, call 815-599-6402.
SEP04 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP04 Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
Designed to help siblings adjust to a new baby in the family. Instructor is Danielle Wittig. Registration required; for more information or to register, call 815-599-6221.
SEP05 Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Glucose Screenings, 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois lobby, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Glucose Screenings, 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois lobby, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to the glucose screening.