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AUG15 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
A safe and supportive space for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to cope with and share their emotions. Sessions include a short video, discussion, and other activities. For more information or to register, call 815-599-6160.
AUG15 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG16 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.
AUG17 Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, lower level, 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.Open to the public; 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.
AUG17 Community Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Community Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Activities for the whole family at this free event, including games, crafts, prizes, music and more. FHN will offer school vaccinations ($20 fee for those not covered by Medicaid) from 10 a.m. – noon. Other participants include Stephenson County Health Department, Freeport Pregnancy Center, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – Community Action, and voter registration. Limited school supplies will be given away; clothing giveaway for babies and children. Students can register to win an autographed poster of Fred VanVleet of the NBA Champion Toronto Raptors and other Raptors merch. For information, call 815-232-4021.
AUG19 Free Vein Screening, 2 – 5 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 2 – 5 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 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).
AUG20 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
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 Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
AUG20 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m. Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG20 Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Registration is required; for more information or to register call 815-599-6221.
AUG22 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
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.
SEP07 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m. Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m.
Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP09 Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP09 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
SEP10 Community Health Forum: Chemicals' Effects on Your Health, 5:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Community Health Forum: Chemicals' Effects on Your Health, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Dr. Jack Herrmann will discuss the latest research on how exposures to chemicals in our environments can result in ailments ranging from obesity to reproductive failure. Presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN; no registration is necessary. Open to the public; refreshments will be served.
SEP10 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP11 FHN Speaker Series: Waging War Against an Invisible Enemy, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
FHN Speaker Series: Waging War Against an Invisible Enemy, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive
Join FHN Infection Preventionist Margie Kochsmier to learn how to combat germs in your environment and learn how FHN works to keep patients safe from germs – including dangerous "superbugs". Open to the public; refreshments will be served. Registration requested; save your spot online at www.fhn.org/speakerseries or call toll-free 1-877-600-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901.
SEP11 Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP11 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP12 Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Glucose Screening, 8 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Glucose Screening, 8 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Glucose screening ends at 10:30 a.m. Do not eat or drink anything other than water before the glucose screening.
SEP13 Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Glucose and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Glucose and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Glucose screening ends at 10:30 a.m. Do not eat or drink anything other than water before the glucose screening.
SEP14 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP14 Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room, lower level
Hands-on learning program to teach members how to perform high-quality CPR, first aid, and proper Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use specific to infants and children. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years. For more information or to register, use our registration form, or you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.
SEP17 Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Registration is required; for more information or to register call 815-599-6221.
SEP17 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
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 Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
SEP17 Small Steps. Big Rewards., 5 – 7 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Small Steps. Big Rewards., 5 – 7 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room – Lower Level
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 or for more information, call 815-599-6253.
SEP17 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m. Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP17 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m. St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, #641, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m.
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, #641, 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.
SEP18 Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Private Dining Rooms, Lower Level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street
This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
SEP19 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP19 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
A safe and supportive space for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to cope with and share their emotions. Sessions include a short video, discussion, and other activities. For more information or to register, call 815-599-6160.
SEP23 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
SEP24 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.
SEP25 Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 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).
SEP25 Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Private Dining Rooms, Lower Level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street
Week 2. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
SEP26 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP26 Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m. SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m.
SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP27 Talk: Cold vs. Flu, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk: Cold vs. Flu, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
SEP28 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.
SEP30 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.