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MAR08 Free Vein Screenings (by appointment), 2 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screenings (by appointment), 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).
MAR09 Prenatal Class, 5 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, Conference Dining Room in the Lower Level
Prenatal Class, 5 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Conference Dining Room in the Lower Level
March 9 & 10, 5-8 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.
MAR10 Lafferty the Leprechaun to Visit FHN Memorial Hospital, FHN Family Healthcare Center “ Burchard Hills, Noon
Lafferty the Leprechaun to Visit FHN Memorial Hospital, FHN Family Healthcare Center “ Burchard Hills, Noon
Well-known leprechaun presenter Stephen Lafferty will visit patients, providers, and staff to hand out lucky chocolates and thank the FHN team for the excellent care he received before, during, and after his total knee replacement surgery. On Thursday, March 10, noon to 12:30 p.m., he will be at FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport and 1 to 1:30 p.m. at FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street in Freeport.

Visit www.fhn.org/docs/Stephen-Lafferty-leprechaun.pdf for Stephen’s story, or contact FHN Marketing Director Pete Willging at 815-821-4697 for details.
MAR10 Free Vein Screenings (by appointment), 2 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screenings (by appointment), 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).
MAR11 COVID-19 Initial Vaccinations and Booster Vaccinations, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport
COVID-19 Initial Vaccinations and Booster Vaccinations, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport
No charge; register for your initial Moderna vaccination or booster at www.fhn.org/vaccination-signup-january.asp. Those receiving their initial vaccination will have their second vaccination date at the same time approximately 28 days following the first shot.
MAR12 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR14 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.
MAR15 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR15 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Pastoral Care at 815-599-7240.
MAR15 Small Steps Big Rewards, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Small Steps Big Rewards, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport (lower level)
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Pecatonica, 1301 Main Street, Pecatonica
FHN Jo Daviess Family Healthcare Center, 600 North Rush Street, Stockton

This pre-diabetes class, a joint program of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, helps individuals at risk for Type 2 diabetes take the first step toward preventing diabetes and living a healthier, longer life. No charge; registration is required.

To register, visit fhn.org/smallsteps.
MAR19 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 Deaconess 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.
MAR22 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR28 CANCELLED - Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms - Lower Level
CANCELLED - Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms - Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
APR05 FHN Offering All-Booster, Drive-Through COVID-19 Vaccinations
FHN Offering All-Booster, Drive-Through COVID-19 Vaccinations
FHN will offer two options for eligible persons wanting a first or second COVID-19 booster vaccination in April:

A booster-only COVID-19 vaccine clinic will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday April 22 at FHN’s 1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport location. First or second booster shots will be available at this event for those eligible individuals having received their first booster at least 4 months ago, with Pfizer vaccinations available in the morning and Moderna vaccines available in the afternoon. Registration is necessary for this event; visit https://fhn.org/vaccination-booster-signup-april.asp for more information and to register.

A drive-through vaccination clinic will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 30 at the FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport. First and second boosters will be available at this event. No registration is required.

FHN is following CDC guidelines regarding eligibility, available at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.

Booster shot recipients must bring a photo ID and their COVID-19 immunization card with them to their appointment. All patients should plan to stay for 15 minutes after receiving the vaccination (30 minutes for persons who have had immediate reactions to vaccinations such as flu shots, or regularly need to carry an EpiPen).
APR05 Free Vein Screening (by appointment), 2 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening (by appointment), 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).
APR05 Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills
Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills
Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. Register at fhn.org/ob, or for more information, call 815-599-6221.
APR06 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room – Lower Level; 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

No charge; registration not required. Topic is Meal Planning: Building a Healthy Plate, Practice Makes Perfect. For more information, call 815-599-6701.
APR07 Free Vein Screening (by appointment), 2 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening (by appointment), 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).
APR08 COVID-19 Initial Vaccinations and Booster Vaccinations, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport
COVID-19 Initial Vaccinations and Booster Vaccinations, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport
No charge; register for your initial Moderna vaccination or booster at www.fhn.org/vaccination-signup-january.asp. Those receiving their initial vaccination will have their second vaccination date at the same time approximately 28 days following the first shot.
APR09 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
(Sign in is located at the concession stand)

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.

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. Each walk is led by an FHN team member who will speak briefly before the walk begins.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
APR09 Prenatal Class, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, Conference Dining Room in the Lower Level
Prenatal Class, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Conference Dining Room in the Lower Level
April 9, 8 a.m.-2 p.m (with lunch break)
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.
APR11 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.
APR13 Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR16 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 Deaconess 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.
APR19 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Pastoral Care at 815-599-7240.
APR19 CANCELLED - Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
CANCELLED - Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR22 Booster-Only COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport
Booster-Only COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1763 S. Dirck Drive, Freeport

First or second booster shots will be available at this event for those eligible individuals having received their first booster at least 4 months ago, with Pfizer vaccinations available in the morning and Moderna vaccines available in the afternoon. Registration required at www.fhn.org/vaccination-booster-signup-april.asp.
APR23 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
(Sign in is located at the concession stand)

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.

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. Each walk is led by an FHN team member who will speak briefly before the walk begins.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
APR23 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR25 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.
APR26 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR28 Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport High School, 701 W. Moseley Street, Freeport
Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport High School, 701 W. Moseley Street, Freeport

Athlete and parent/guardian should attend during the designated time for student’s sport:
5 – 5:30 p.m. Football, Cross Country, Golf
5:30 – 6 p.m. Soccer, Dance
6 – 6:30 p.m. Volleyball, Swimming, Tennis
6:30 – 7 p.m. NJROTC, Softball

Any non-FHS athlete is welcome at any time; designated times are to prevent long wait times. See full schedule and details at www.fhn.org/sportsphysicals. Forms (available at link) must be completed and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only; ATM on site) will be donated back to the school. Only two adult support persons (one should be a parent/guardian) and athlete permitted in the building; no siblings or individuals not receiving a physical.
APR30 Drive-Through COVID-19 Booster Clinic, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Drive-Through COVID-19 Booster Clinic, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

First or second booster shots will be available at this event for those eligible individuals having received their first booster at least 4 months ago. No registration is required.
APR30 Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

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 service. (The site cannot accept liquids or needles/sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Information on drug use and abuse and other health topics will be available at the event.