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Classes & Events
JUL03 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL03 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level; 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Participation is free for anyone in the general public who has diabetes, and no referral or registration is required. Meetings are facilitated by FHN Diabetes Educators. For more information, call 815-599-6253
JUL06 Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR - CLASS IS FULL, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR - CLASS IS FULL, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Globe and Deaconess 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. Registration is required - visit fhn.org/safesitter. The full-day course is $50, which includes the Safe Sitter Essentials Student Handbook, 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.
JUL08 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
JUL09 Sports Physical Clinic - Pearl City, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Sports Physical Clinic - Pearl City, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Highland View Drive, 3001 Highland View Drive, Freeport.

No appointment necessary. Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
JUL09 Sports Physical Clinic - Warren, 3 – 5 p.m. Warren High School, 311 S. Water Street, Warren
Sports Physical Clinic - Warren, 3 – 5 p.m.
Warren High School, 311 S. Water Street, Warren

Call 815-947-3211 to schedule an appointment. Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
JUL10 Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena

Open to the public; no cost or registration required
JUL10 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
JUL11 Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL11 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
JUL13 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
JUL13 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL16 Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport
Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport

This support group is for anyone in the general public who has CHF. Our group meets the third Tuesday of every month. Participation is free, and no referral is needed. No advance registration is required.

Meetings are facilitated by FHN Cardiopulmonary Educators, Carly and Krista. For more information, view the schedule or call 815-599-6388.
JUL16 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL16 Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 1 is an intro to SCHD programs, comfort measures, nutrition, alcohol/drug/tobacco use, intro to the doula program and community resources. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
JUL18 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL20 FHN's Healthy Heart Hustle 5K, 7 a.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
FHN's Healthy Heart Hustle 5K, 7 a.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

Socially distanced, rolling start 5K run begins at 8 a.m. The Victory Lap will be held immediately following the 5K start. Proceeds from the race will benefit heart patients in northwest Illinois through the FHN Cardiology Department. Advance online registration is $25/adults and $10/ages 17 and under Race Day Registration is $35/adults. A virtual 5K option also is available.

For more details or to sign up, visit fhn.org/5k.
JUL22 Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

No appointment necessary; students are asked to come during the time scheduled for their sport . Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
JUL22 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
JUL23 Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 2 focuses on labor and delivery, breastfeeding and a tour of the FHN Family Birthing Center at FHN Memorial Hospital. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
JUL24 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
JUL25 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
JUL25 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL26 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUL26 Sports Physical Clinic - West Carroll, 1 – 4 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Savanna; 2107 Chicago Ave, Savanna
Sports Physical Clinic - West Carroll, 1 – 4 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Savanna; 2107 Chicago Ave, Savanna

Call 815-273-3323 to schedule an appointment. Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
JUL27 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
JUL30 Prenatal Class (Session 3), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 3), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 3 focuses on newborn and postpartum care, car seats, STDs, birth control, and community resources. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
AUG01 GFP Rise-n-Shine Breakfast, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
GFP Rise-n-Shine Breakfast, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, Lower Level Conference Room
AUG01 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG03 Family Wellness Expo, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lincoln Mall, 1247 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Family Wellness Expo, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lincoln Mall, 1247 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport

Join FHN, SSM Health, Stephenson County Health Department and FMFA Barbershop for a day filled with health screenings, yoga sessions, an enlightening speaker series, and plenty of fun activities for the kids. It’s a great opportunity to learn, have fun, and prioritize your family’s health and wellness.
AUG06 Sports Physical Clinic - Stockton, 2 – 5 p.m. FHN Jo Daviess Family Healthcare Center, 600 N. Rush Street, Stockton
Sports Physical Clinic - Stockton, 2 – 5 p.m.
FHN Jo Daviess Family Healthcare Center, 600 N. Rush Street, Stockton

Call 815-947-3211 to schedule an appointment. Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
AUG07 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
AUG07 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG07 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level; 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Participation is free for anyone in the general public who has diabetes, and no referral or registration is required. Meetings are facilitated by FHN Diabetes Educators. For more information, call 815-599-6253
AUG08 Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG08 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
AUG09 Sports Physical Clinic - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Pecatonica, 1301 Main Street
Sports Physical Clinic - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Pecatonica, 1301 Main Street

Call 815-239-1400 to schedule an appointment. Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
AUG10 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
AUG10 BLS for Healthcare Professionals - CLASS IS FULL, 8 a.m. – noon FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room, lower level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
BLS for Healthcare Professionals - CLASS IS FULL, 8 a.m. – noon
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room, lower level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

For healthcare professionals only; this hands-on program focuses on high-quality CPR and basic life support skills Registration is $40, which includes the BLS Provider Manual (contains BLS reference card) and BLS certification card valid for 2 years. For more information or to register, visit fhn.org/basic-life-support.asp .
AUG12 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
AUG13 Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Sports Physical Clinic - Freeport, 5 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

No appointment necessary; students are asked to come during the time scheduled for their sport . Forms must be printed, completed, and signed prior to arriving for physical. $25 fee (cash or check only) will be donated back to the school.

These exams meet Illinois eligibility requirements for all sports and are good through the 2024-25 school year. These exams also meet Wisconsin eligibility requirements.
AUG13 Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room (lower level), 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room (lower level), 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. For more information or to register, visit fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221.
AUG14 Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG15 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG20 Small Steps. Big Rewards., 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Small Steps. Big Rewards., 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport

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. Non-fasting glucose screenings will be available to attendees from 5 – 5:30 p.m. No charge; registration is required. To register or for more information, call 815-599-6253 or visit fhn.org/smallsteps.
AUG20 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG20 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
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 Pastoral Care at 815-599-6160.
AUG21 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
AUG22 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
AUG22 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG23 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG24 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
AUG24 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
AUG26 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.