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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.

Please refer to the calendar below for more information.


Classes & Events
SEP22 COVID-19 Community Testing, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Highland Community College parking lot C, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
COVID-19 Community Testing, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Highland Community College parking lot C, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
No appointment required for this free testing event. Everyone must wear a mask and bring a valid photo ID; individuals under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Those who drive to the event must stay in their car for the testing. Results will be communicated within 4-7 days by the Illinois Department of Public Health. This test will only determine if you currently have COVID-19. Sponsored by the Stephenson County Health Department, Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency, Illinois Department of Public Health, and Highland Community College.
SEP23 COVID-19 Community Testing, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Highland Community College parking lot C, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
COVID-19 Community Testing, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Highland Community College parking lot C, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
No appointment required for this free testing event. Everyone must wear a mask and bring a valid photo ID; individuals under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Those who drive to the event must stay in their car for the testing. Results will be communicated within 4 – 7 days by the Illinois Department of Public Health. This test will only determine if you currently have COVID-19. Sponsored by the Stephenson County Health Department, Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency, Illinois Department of Public Health, and Highland Community College.
SEP23 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West 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. No screenings will be held, and social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will prepare baskets and deliver directly to participant vehicle trunks. No vouchers will be needed. For more information, visit our MobileRx web page, or call 815-599-6317.
SEP23 Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 3 - 6 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Drive-Through Flu Shot 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 $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
SEP26 Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon
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 $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
SEP28 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
Participants will maintain social distance and must wear masks. For more information, call 815-599-7240.
SEP30 Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 3 - 6 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Drive-Through Flu Shot 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 $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT03 Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon Terrapin Park, 350 West Street, Elizabeth
Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon
Terrapin Park, 350 West Street, Elizabeth

Get your flu shot without getting out of your car! Adult-only clinic is $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT04 35th Annual Walk to Remember, Virtual Event
35th Annual Walk to Remember, Virtual Event
Families who have lost a baby (through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn loss) are asked to walk together to share their grief and remember their loved one between Sept. 4-18, and RSVP online (by Sept. 18) at www.fhn.org/walktoremember.

Registrants will receive an ornament and link to a small virtual ceremony. Families are invited to remove their child’s ornament from the Infant Memorial Tree between Oct. 4 and Nov. 1 and decorate it as a keepsake. There is no charge to be part of this remembrance event.
OCT06 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. CANCELLED
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
CANCELLED
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room - Lower Level
Topic is Diabetes Jeopardy. No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
OCT06 Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Conference Dining Room
Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Conference Dining Room
Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. Register online, or for more information, call 815-599-6221.
OCT10 Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon Eastland High School, 500 S. School Drive, Lanark
Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon
Eastland High School, 500 S. School Drive, Lanark

Get your flu shot without getting out of your car! Adult-only clinic is $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT12 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.
OCT13 Prenatal Class, 6 – 8:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street – Conference Dining Room
Prenatal Class, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street – Conference Dining Room
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.
OCT13 FHN Posts Updated Visitor Restrictions for COVID-19
FHN Posts Updated Visitor Restrictions for COVID-19
Due to recent surging of COVID-19 cases in northwest Illinois, FHN has issued stricter visitor policies for all FHN locations, including FHN Memorial Hospital, to help slow the spread of this highly contagious disease.

Effective Wednesday, Oct. 14, no visitors will be allowed in the hospital for patients hospitalized for general treatment/procedures except for emergencies or end-of-life situations. In the Emergency Room and Birthing Center, patients will be allowed one visitor per day. Throughout the hospital, no visitors under age 18 are permitted.

FHN office practices, including Family Healthcare Centers and Specialty Care clinics, request that patients attend their appointments alone if possible; if needed, one significant other will be allowed. For patients under the age of 18, two parents or guardians will be allowed. Throughout FHN, including office practices, all patients and any accompanying individuals must wear masks.

“These heightened restrictions reflect the surge in cases of COVID-19 throughout FHN’s service area and are being implemented for the health and safety of FHN’s patients, staff, and providers as well as the public at large,” said Kathryn J. Martinez, MSN, RN, FACHE, FHN’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer. “As we move into colder weather where we’ll all be spending more time indoors, we know that people are experiencing pandemic fatigue in following the safety procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Illinois Department of Public Health. However, we know that we are going to be impacted by COVID-19 for quite some time to come. Please continue to protect yourself and others by washing your hands frequently, maintaining social distance, and wearing a mask, and contact your provider if you think you may be ill.”

For more details on visitor restrictions and information about the pandemic in general, visit the COVID-19 section of FHN’s website at www.fhn.org, where a free online screening tool for COVID-19 also can be found.
OCT14 Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, 3 - 6 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Drive-Through Flu Shot 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 $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT14 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West 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. No screenings will be held, and social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will prepare baskets and deliver directly to participant vehicle trunks. No vouchers will be needed. For more information, visit our MobileRx web page, or call 815-599-6317.
OCT17 Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon Eastland High School, 500 S. School Drive, Lanark
Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. - noon
Eastland High School, 500 S. School Drive, Lanark

Get your flu shot without getting out of your car! Adult-only clinic is $30 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $65 (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). Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible. For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2020 or call 815-599-7437.
OCT20 Prenatal Class, 6 – 8:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street - Conference Dining Room
Prenatal Class, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street - Conference Dining Room
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.
OCT24 Drug Take-Back Event at Freeport Police Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Drug Take-Back Event at Freeport Police Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FHN Family Counseling Center, the Freeport Police Department, and Stateline Area Crime Stoppers are partnering with the State of Illinois and local and national law enforcement agencies to give the public a chance to help prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring pills for disposal between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 to the Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange Street in Freeport. This will be a drive-through collection event and proper COVID-19 precautions will be taken. (The site cannot accept liquids or needles/sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Unused prescription medications thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold. Dumping or flushing unused medications down the drain or toilet can contaminate the groundwater supply. The best way to dispose of old medications is to bring them to a take-back event.

Information on drug use and abuse and other health-related topics will be available at the event.
OCT28 Free Vein Screening, 2 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 2 – 6 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).
OCT28 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 West 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. No screenings will be held, and social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will prepare baskets and deliver directly to participant vehicle trunks. No vouchers will be needed. For more information, visit our MobileRx web page, or call 815-599-6317.