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FMH JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

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

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, June 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.

Horizon Healthcare Clinic’s Diabetes Education Program offers “A 7 Week Drive to 7.0!”

Horizon Healthcare Clinic’s Diabetes Education Program is hosting a 7 week group education program for people with diabetes located in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room and there is no cost to attend! We ask that people be ready to attend the first class on Tuesday, June 4th, at 5:30 pm.  We encourage anyone with diabetes to attend. An area that will be stressed is those who have struggled for years with uncontrolled blood sugar and often large doses of medications that cannot seem to gain control, this program will specifically help to work on those issues.  People with “uncontrolled diabetes” are strongly encouraged to attend this program.  We will provide a 20-30 minute, low-impact, chair based exercise program followed by a 30 minute education session for 7 weeks in a row to build healthier habits and an understanding of why certain healthier habits are needed.

CPR Classes:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds free CPR Classes monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 9:30a.m in the 2nd Floor Education Room.  You must pre-register by calling 618-847-8367.  This month’s CPR class is scheduled for Wednesday, June 5th.    

 

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 June 11th 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 Advanced Cardiac Life Support ($35 class fee): July 2nd, September 6th, and November 5th. Future class dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes are as follows: August 2nd, October 3rd and December 5th.   Please register at least one week prior to class, if possible.

Cancer Care 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, June 13th.

Better Breathers Club:

Join FMH on Monday, June 17th for the Better Breathers Club. 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. We will be discussing Tips and Tricks to Proper Use of Inhalers and Nebulizers on June 17th. Light refreshments will be served.  Call (618) 847-8349 to RSVP, or we will just see you there!

Health Careers Summer Camp:

Incoming Freshmen through Seniors: Think you may be interested in a career in healthcare? Check out our FREE Health Career Camp on Monday, June 17th from 9:00am - 2:00 pm in the FMH Education Annex Building. Tours, activities, games, prizes, and lunch is all provided. This is a great opportunity to learn more about health careers! For more information or to sign up, call (618) 847-8200. You DO NOT have to live in Wayne County to participate in this camp!

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 June 19th from 8:00am – Noon in the FMH Education Annex Building (former Union Hall) located on 10th Street. For more information or to pre-register call (618) 847-8367. Pre-registration is required.

Diabetes Support Group:

Join FMH on Thursday, June 20th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “New Diabetes Technology and Diabetes Medications”. These meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00p.m.in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room.

Coffee Club:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on June 20th. The Coffee Club will meet in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafe and is open to older adults. 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!

3D Mammography Mobile Event in Louisville on June 29th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at Trinity Health and Wellness in Louisville, IL on Saturday, June 29th, 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.

School and Sport Physicals

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is providing a school and sports physical for all ages in different areas. The fee for the physical is $25. Please contact 618-842-4617 for any questions.

Geff Grade School - Thursday, July 11th 8:30am-4pm

Center Street/North Side - Tuesday, July 16th 10am-4pm

Edwards County - Wednesday, July 17th   8:30am-3pm

Jasper - Tuesday, July 23 12pm-4pm

FCHS - Tuesday, July 30th 1pm-4pm

New Hope - Thursday, August 1st 11am-4pm

Wayne City - Thursday, August 1st 11am-4pm

North Wayne - Thursday, August 8th 1pm-3pm

Frontier College - Friday, August 9th 9am-1pm

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Golf Tournament

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation is holding its Fifteenth Annual Golf Scramble to raise funds to help support the expanding growth of the hospital. The golf scramble will be held at Fairfield Golf Course on August 2nd from 7:30am – 5pm. For more information please contact Mariah McDaniel at 618-847-8297.

 

 
 
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