WWAD

Walk With a Doc is More Than
"Just a Walk"

Led by providers and professionals, our Walks are a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly, way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

WWAD

Small Steps Big Rewards Registration is Open

You could be in danger of developing diabetes … and not know it. Get the facts on how to prevent or delay it.

vein screenings

Free Vein Screenings

If even a short walk is painful, you may have problems with the veins in your legs. We’re ready to get you on the move again!

Get Fit

2021 Get Fit Resources

See the workouts, fitness tips, and healthy recipes that this year’s virtual Get Fitters had exclusive access to during the program.

COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccinations

If you haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccine, take care of this important task now! Find the most convenient time and location for you, and get vaccinated!

Sports physicals

School Sports Physicals

Annual school sports physical clinics are being scheduled. Find out when your school is offering physicals.

Covid Safe

Providing Safe, Excellent Care
is Always Our Priority

FHN is committed to keeping our environment safe for you. Face coverings, social distancing, strict standards of cleanliness, and separate areas to care for COVID-19 patients are just some of our measures to keep you safe.

We're Safe For You.
We're Here... For You.

As we've all seen even more clearly recently, your health is so important - so don't put off visiting your FHN provider or scheduling appointments! Our offices and hospital are open, and we're as ready as ever to care for you and your family.

May 31-August 29

Miles and Minutes is Back!

One of the best ways to keep healthy is to keep moving, so FHN is again inviting families across northwest Illinois to turn their warm-weather chores and fun into cash for their schools with the popular FHN Miles and Minutes program.

Miles and Minutes
August 11

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.

Mobile Rx Pantry Program

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.

Classes & Events
AUG05 Sports Physical Clinic - Stockton, 2 – 5 p.m. Stockton High School, 600 N. Rush Street, Stockton
Sports Physical Clinic - Stockton, 2 – 5 p.m.
Stockton High School, 600 N. Rush Street, Stockton

Call FHN Family Healthcare Center - Stockton at 815-947-3211 to schedule an appointment.
Forms (available at www.fhn.org/AreaSportsPhysicals) must be completed and signed prior to arriving for physical. $20 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school. All persons entering the school must wear a mask at all times.
AUG05 Sports Physical Clinic - Mount Carroll, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Sports Physical Clinic - Mount Carroll, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Mount Carroll, 1120 Healthcare Drive, Mt. Carroll Call FHN Family Healthcare Center - Mount Carroll at 815-244-4181 to schedule an appointment. Forms (available at www.fhn.org/AreaSportsPhysicals) must be completed and signed prior to arriving for physical. $20 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school. All persons entering the school must wear a mask at all times.
AUG07 BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon
Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Hands-on course designed to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team. Basic Life Support (BLS) skills are applicable to any healthcare setting. Course is $40, which includes BLS provider manual and certification card valid for 2 years. Open only to healthcare professionals; registration is required. Instructor is Joanne Arnold. For more information you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.
AUG07 Walk with a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
Walk with a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
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.

FHN Walk with a Doc will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday by the concession stand at Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard in Freeport. This FREE 45 – 60 minute walk is a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

This week's Walk will be led by FHN Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist Terry Donat, MD, FACS, FICS.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
AUG09 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room - Lower Level
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room - Lower Level
Participants will maintain social distance and must wear masks. There will be a maximum capacity of 25 attendees. For more information, call 815-599-7240.
AUG10 Prenatal Class, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Prenatal Class, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Instructor is Holly Schoch. Register at fhn.org/ob, or for more information, call 815-599-6221.
AUG10 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. Phantoms, Wrestling
5:30 – 6 p.m. Basketball, Bowling, Cheer
6 – 6:30 p.m. Baseball, Track, Softball
6:30 – 7 p.m. open

See full schedule and details at www.fhn.org/sportsphysicals. Forms (available at link) must be completed and signed prior to arriving for physical. $20 fee (cash or check only; ATM on site) will be donated back to the school. All persons entering the school must wear a mask at all times.
AUG11 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup & Blood Pressure Screening, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup & Blood Pressure Screening, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. 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.
Free blood pressure screenings are available inside the mall from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. during each event. Social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will prepare baskets and deliver directly to participant vehicle trunks. No vouchers will be needed. For more information, call 815-599-6317.
AUG14 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 Deacon 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.
AUG14 Walk With a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
Walk With a Doc at Krape Park, 8 a.m.
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.

FHN Walk with a Doc will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday by the concession stand at Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard in Freeport. This FREE 45 – 60 minute Walk is a safe, fun, family- and pet-friendly way to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

This week's Walk will be led by FHN Family Medicine Provider Tamisha Bonvillain, FNP-BC, IBCLC.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.