Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds CPR Classes monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 9:30a.m. You must pre-register by calling 618-847-8367. This month’s CPR class is scheduled for Wednesday, January 2nd.
3D Mammography Mobile Event in Carmi on January 5th:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at the Egyptian Health Department in Carmi on Saturday,January 5th, 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.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:
The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, January 5th from 11:00a.m.-Noon, located in the Harlan Yates Board Room located inthe FMH Medical Arts Complex. The MS Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host ACLSfor (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Advanced Cardiac Life Support class on January 8th at 9a.m. The cost is $35 for the ACLS 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 ($30 class fee):March 5th and May 2nd. Future class dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes are as follows: February 7th, April 2nd and June 11th. 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, January 10th.
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 at 9:30am to 1:30pm 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, January 17th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “On the Road to Better Managing Your Diabetes”. These meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00p.m. in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room.
Blood Drive to be held on January 23rd:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting a blood drive for the public on January 23rd. Give blood to save lives! The blood drive will take place from 10:00am-3:00pm at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Educational Annex Building 203 NW 10th St. Be sure to register online at:https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=FMH-LSLor contact Shauna Williams at (618)847-8242.