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FMH JANUARY 2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, January 4th 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 January 4th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at the Egyptian Health Department in Carmi on Saturday, January 4th, 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.

 “A Matter of Balance” Graduate Classes

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is now hosting graduate classes for follow-up exercises from the Matter of Balance program. The Matter of Balance graduate classes will be held at the FMH Educational Annex building on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm throughout the month of January. If you are interested and want more information on how to sign up and participate in these free follow-up classes, please call FMH Therapy Department at 618-847-8256.

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, January 9th. These meetings are open to anyone affected by cancer. For more information about this Support Group please contact 618-847-8243.

 

 

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 January 15th 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, January 16th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “Living Well with 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.

Better Breathers Club:

The next meeting of the Better Breathers Club will be held on Monday, January 20th 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 Registered Dietitian Whitney Buckles, who will be discussing “Eating Well: The Importance of Good Nutrition for Lung Health”. 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 ACLS for (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Advanced Cardiac Life Support class on January 21st at 9:00a.m.   The cost is $30 for the ACLS course. These classes will be held in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. If you would like to learn more or to register for the course, please contact Deb Spillman, CMSRN, FMH Clinical Practice Coordinator, at 618-847-8241. 

Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host Blood Drive on January 22nd:

The Blood Drive will be held in Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Educational Annex Building on 203 Northwest 10th Street in Fairfield. The blood drive will be held from 10:30a.m to 3:30p.m. If you would like to schedule your appointment you can do so by visiting https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time or you can call Mariah Case, Foundation Director, at 618-847-8297. There is a limited space available so be sure to secure your spot by giving the gift of life.  Participants for this blood drive will receive a free Fairfield Memorial Hospital t-shirt. Light refreshments will also be supplied to the donors.

Coffee Club:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30am – 10:30am on Thursday, January 23rd. 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, January 23rd 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.

 

 
 
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