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FMH March Calendar of Events

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, March 2nd 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.

3D Mammography Mobile Event in Carmi on March 2nd:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at the Egyptian Health Department in Carmi on Saturday, March 2nd, 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.

Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host ACLSfor (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Advanced Cardiac Life Support class on March 5th 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 ($35 class fee):May 2nd, July 2nd, September 6th, and November 4th. Future class dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes are as follows: April 2nd, June 11th, August 2nd, October 3rd and December 5th.   Please register at least one week prior to class, if possible.

CPR Classes:

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, March 6th.

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 March 12th at 10am to 2pm 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.

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, March 14th.

Diabetes Support Group:

Join FMH on Thursday, March 21stfor the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “Monitoring Your Blood Glucose”. 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 March 21st. 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 Grayville on March 30th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic on Saturday, March 30th, 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.

Blood Drive to be held on April 16th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting a blood drive for the public on April 16th. 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-LSL or contact Shauna Williams at (618)847-8242.

Book Fair:

The Book Fair is back April 19th! Mark your calendar and come shop for great deals! The Book Fair will be heldApril 19th, 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) 847-8243.

“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 Tuesday’s and Thursday’s starting March 19th from 11am to 12pm.  The dates are: March 19th, 21st, 26th & 28th; April 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 18th, 23rd, 25th & 30th; May 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th & 30th. If you are interested and want more information on how to sign up and participate in these free follow-up classes, please call 618-847-8256.