FHN offers a series of flu shot clinics each year, beginning in October. These clinics are open to the public and held at locations across northwest Illinois. Each year's schedule is announced in late summer. For more information, contact FHN Community Services at
815-599-7437 or email email@example.com.
Meals on Wheels provides meals Monday through Friday to those with a physician's diet order who reside within Freeport city limits.
A deposit equivalent to 2 weeks delivery is included in the application process. The meals include a choice of lunch and/or evening meal, both of which will be delivered around noon. The lunch is served hot and costs $4, and the evening meal is brought cold and costs $3. No deliveries are made on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. For more information, call 815-599-6752.
As part of the community's Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) initiative to promote well-being for everyone in the community, FHN and the Northern Illinois Food Bank are partnering to get a healthy dose of good, nutritious food to those who need it. The free Rx Mobile Pantry Program will distribute healthy produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats to participants on a regular basis. For more information, call 815-599-6402 or visit fhn.org/RXMobile.
Free, environmentally safe disposal of waste medications available through FHN and local law enforcement officials.
For more information, contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222 or the Stephenson County Sheriff's Department at 815-235-8290.
MedReturn boxes are located in the lobby of the police department buildings in:
For Needle Disposal in Northern Illinois:
Phillips Lifeline is one option of personal emergency response systems currently available for those of any age needing this service.
The cost varies based on the system selected and shipping options for home delivery. Personal emergency response systems aren't just about falling. System choices include options for GPS tracking, medicine reminders, and waterproof devices.
Contact Phillips directly at 1-800-LIFELINE or 1-800-543-3546.
The Top 50 Program provides information on health, wellness, prevention, stress management, and health screenings for those aged
50 and older. Top 50 regularly schedules blood pressure and cholesterol screens, flu shots, and support groups. Please contact us at 815-599-7437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or to be placed on our mailing list.