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FMH FEBRUARY 2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, February 1st from 11:00a.m. - Noon, located in the Harlan Yates Board Room located in the FMH Medical Arts Complex. The MS Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month. For more information about this support group, contact Carol Anne Greenwood RN BSN at 618-847-8253.

3D Mammography Mobile Event in Carmi on February 1st:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at the Egyptian Health Department in Carmi on Saturday, February 1st, with appointments beginning at 8:00a.m. No physician order needed for those who are over the age of 40.  It must have been at least one year since your last Mammogram.  Patients are asked to bring their insurance card, photo ID, and doctor’s contact information.  This event is for annual screening Mammograms only. Individuals can call the FMH Diagnostic Imaging Department at 618-847-8249 to secure an appointment with one of FMH’s skilled technologists. Walk-Ins are also welcome until 11am. After 11am, patients will be seen by appointment only.

FMH Auxiliary Bake Sale

FMH Auxiliary will be hosting a bake sale on Friday, February 7th from 8am-10am in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms.  100% of the proceeds from the sale will benefit special hospital projects.

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training February 10th

As part of its ongoing community education initiative efforts, Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be offering free Adult Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety training to law enforcement and first responders. This training will provide more response options to help de-escalate incidents and better understand mental illnesses in adults so law enforcement and first responders can respond to mental health-related situations appropriately without compromising safety. Training sessions for Adult Mental Health First Aid are one day, 8 hour courses, that Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be offering free of charge to public safety personnel. The first class will be held on Monday, February 10th starting at 8am. To register for this class or for more information, contact FMH Administration at 618-847-8243. 

 

Cancer Support Group:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds a Cancer Support Group meeting once a month on the second Thursday of the each month from 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room, with the next meeting being held, Thursday, February 13th. These meetings are open to anyone affected by cancer. For more information about this Support Group please contact 618-847-8243.

Better Breathers Club:

The next meeting of the Better Breathers Club will be held on Monday, February 17th at 3:00pm in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. Light refreshments will be served for the next meeting of the Better Breathers Club. The speaker will be Frontier Community College Yoga Instructor, Denise Hilliard, who will be demonstrating chair yoga. If you, or someone you know, is living with a chronic lung disease, such as, COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis) pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer, consider joining us at this welcoming support group. Learn better ways to cope with your diagnosis and live life to the fullest.  Call (618) 847-8349 for more information.

Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host PALS for (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Training:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Pediatric Advanced Life Support class on February 18th at 9a.m.   The cost is $35 for the PALS course.  Should a CPR card be needed, there will be an additional $15 charge. These classes will be held in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. If you would like to learn more or register for the course, please contact Deb Spillman, CMSRN, FMH Clinical Practice Coordinator, at 618-847-8241.  Upcoming scheduled dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support ($35 class fee): April 14th, June 23rd, August 18th, October 13th and December 8th. Future class dates for Advanced Cardiac Life Support classes are as follows: March 17th, May 12th, July 6th, September 15th and November 23rd.   Please register at least one week prior to class, if possible.

First Aid/CPR Class:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is offering First Aid/CPR Certification to the public free of charge. The class will be held on February 19th from 9:30am to 1:30pm in the FMH Education Annex Building (former Union Hall) located at 203 NW 10th Street. For more information or to pre-register call (618) 847-8367. Pre-registration is required.

Diabetes Support Group:

Join FMH on Thursday, February 20th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “Know Your ABCs Diabetes”. These meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00p.m.in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room. For more information about our free Diabetes Management Program, call 618-842-4617.

Coffee Club:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30am – 10:30am on Thursday, February 20th. The Coffee Club will meet in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafe and is open to anyone interested in attending. This is a great opportunity to get together with other people in the community in a social atmosphere. You do not have to be a participant in the Senior Life Solutions program to attend. Free blood pressure checks and refreshments will also be offered at the Coffee Club. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information about this Club or to learn more about Senior Life Solutions, call 618-847-8298.

Dementia Caregivers Support Group Meeting:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 27th at 1:30pm in the Horizon Healthcare Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms.  Light refreshments will be served. These meetings will be held every 4th Thursday of the month.  To learn more information about this support group, contact Mariah Minor, RN BSN, Skilled Care Unit Nurse Leader, at 618-847-8328.

FMH Taking Mobile Digital Mammography Truck to Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic Saturday, February 29th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be taking their Digital Mammography Truck to Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic for a Mobile Mammography Event on Saturday, February 29th, with appointments starting at 8:00 a.m.  Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Digital Mammography Truck will be set up at the Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic, 319 W. Commerce Street, Grayville, IL.   To schedule a Digital Mammogram for this Mobile Mammography Event on February 29th, call the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department at 618-847-8249.

Book Fair:

The Book Fair is back March 31st! Mark your calendar and come shop for great deals! The Book Fair will be held March 21st, 10:00am-4:00 pm in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms. A portion of the proceeds from this sale will benefit the SCU Activity Fund and the FMH Foundation. For more information, please call (618)847-8242.

 
 
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