Gala Galactic

FHN Gala Galactic - November 19

We’ll connect with you via the internet for entertainment and live fun – and prizes. We’ll have a refreshment box with delicious appetizers, treats, and other surprises.

FOT2021

2021 Festival of Trees Events

We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate the season safely with some family fun!

WWAD

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

FHN has opened online self-scheduling for both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster shot clinics.

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.

vein screenings

Free Vein Screenings

Don’t let varicose veins hold you back from doing your favorite things. The FHN Vein Center will help you look and feel your best.

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!

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.

October 27

Rx Mobile 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, wand 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
OCT27 Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 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.
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.
OCT30 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 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.

This week's Walk will be led by Al Evon, FHN Foundation Director, who will be discussing the Foundation and upcoming holiday events.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
NOV04 Annual Flu Shot Clinic, 9 – 11:30 a.m. Lake Summerset Office, 1202 Lake Summerset Road, Davis
Annual Flu Shot Clinic, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Lake Summerset Office, 1202 Lake Summerset Road, Davis

Adult-only clinic is $31 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $67 (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). No other insurances will be billed - cash or check accepted. Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible.

For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2021 or call 815-599-7437.
NOV06 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 Shelby Logemann. For more information you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.
NOV06 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 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.

This week's Walk will be led by Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control.

A complete schedule and more information about Walk with a Doc is available at www.fhn.org/WWAD.
NOV07 Annual Flu Shot Clinic, 10 a.m. – noon St. John’s Lutheran Church, 229 S. First Street, Pearl City
Annual Flu Shot Clinic, 10 a.m. – noon
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 229 S. First Street, Pearl City

Adult-only clinic is $31 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $67 (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). No other insurances will be billed - cash or check accepted. Masks must be worn; please make sure your upper arm is accessible.

For more information, visit www.fhn.org/flu2021 or call 815-599-7437.
NOV08 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.
NOV09 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. Register at fhn.org/ob, or for more information, call 815-599-6221.
NOV10 Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Rx Mobile Pantry Program Pickup, 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.
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.
NOV13 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. Instructor is Shelby Logemann.