FMH June Calendar of Events


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

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

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

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

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

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Pediatric Advanced Life Support class on June 5th at 9a.m.   The cost is $30 for the PALS course.  Should a CPR card be needed, there will be an additional $10 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): July 9th, September 5th, and November 7th. Future class dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes are as follows: August 2nd, October 29th, 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, June 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 June 12th at 8:00am to 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.

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 14th.

Fundraising Raffle – Cardinals versus Cubs Baseball Tickets for June16th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be raffling off four tickets to the Cardinals versus Cubs baseball game on June 16th at 7:15pm in St. Louis, Missouri. The tickets are for four seats in the Infield Field Box, Section 159, Row 18, (valued at $761) to be given away June 8th at Noon. Raffle tickets are one for $5.00 or 6 for $25.00. Proceeds from these ticket sales will go towards purchasing equipment for the hospital. Tickets can be purchased in Administration, Monday thru Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm, and in the Hospital Admitting Department, from 7:00am-8:00pm daily, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital starting April 6th. For more information, please contact Mary Knight in Administration at 618-847-8243.

Free Health Career Camp on June 19th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is hosting a FREE Health Career Camp on Tuesday, June 19th from 8:00am-3:00pm in the Educational Annex Building for any incoming 9th-12th graders that are interested in learning more about careers in healthcare. Fun and interactive activities, games and prizes will be offered, including a light breakfast and lunch for students that attend. To sign up or learn more, please call Ashlee Johnson, Health Careers Educator at (618) 847-8200 or Sarah Hopfinger, AHEC Coordinator at (618) 847-8381. Pre-registration is required.

Blood Drive to be held on June 20th:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting a blood drive for the public on June 20th. 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: contact Shauna Williams at (618)847-8242.

Diabetes Support Group:

Join FMH on Thursday, June 21stfor the Diabetes Support Group Meeting.Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “MyPlate Method Utilizing the Importance of Portion Control”. 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 9:30a.m. – 10:30a.m. on June 21st. The Coffee Club will meet at the Fairfield Elks Lodge and is open to older adults.

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VBS @ Trinity Assembly of God

Trinity Assembly of God will be hosting a Vacation Bible School on the four Wednesday’s in June. (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th) The Theme will be “Olympics 2018”. Kids will have opportunities to compete in 12 different competitions. Upon completion an award ceremony will hand out the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals. The VBS activities will start at 7:00 p.m. and will close around 8:15 p.m. Children between ages of 4 thru 5th Grade are eligible. This event will be located at 1600 Saunders Avenue in Carmi.

Overcoming Anxiety Support Group Meeting

The Southeastern Illinois Center for Pastoral Counseling is sponsoring a free Overcoming Anxiety support group meeting at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, IL from 7:00 – 8:30 PM on Tuesday, May 8 & June 12.  The meeting is for anyone who has experienced anxiety, worry, fear, dread or panic.  The leader is Brenda Knuckles, MAMFC, LCPC.  For more information, call 618-262-5921 or visit

Grief Support Group Meeting – Mt. Carmel

The Southeastern Illinois Center for Pastoral Counseling is sponsoring a free Grief support group meeting at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, IL from 7:00 – 8:30 PM on Tuesday, June 26.  The meeting is for anyone who has experienced a loss(death of a loved one, divorce, long-term illness, etc.)  The leader is Brenda Knuckles, MAMFC, LCPC.  For more information, call 618-262-5921 or visit

W.C. Senior Citizens Fried Chicken Dinner

The White County Senior Citizens will hold a Fried Chicken dinner on the 3rd Sunday of each month (until further notice) from 11am – 1pm.  Adults $10, 10 and under, $5.  Meal consists of fried chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, salad, roll, dessert & drink.

First Mid Illinois Bank Hosting Pet Supply Drive

June is “Adopt a Pet” month and First Mid is hosting a pet supply drive. Items that we are collecting include water and food bowls, pet food, leashes and collars, pet beds, old blankets, towel and newspapers and cleaning supplies. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Donations can be brought to either the Carmi First…Continue Reading

Upcoming Events @ Beall Woods State Park

Silent Fliers Friday, June 22nd, 9am-11am Owls are amazing nocturnal birds of prey. Learn why owls are classified as birds of prey, which species are common to our area, what types of prey make up their diet, why they regurgitate pellets, and discover facts about their unique abilities and senses. Participants will dissect an owl…Continue Reading

Teutopolis Monastery Museum Hours

Visitors can view more than 30 rooms of the Teutopolis Monastery Museum on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The hours are from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. We recommend you come early to see the many unique and interesting articles on display. Admission for adults is $5.00 and $1.00 for children. The Museum is located on the…Continue Reading

Animal Auction

An Animal & consignment auction will be held at the Ridgway Fairgrounds Barn at 9am on the 4th Saturday of each month, including June 23.  For more information, call 618-841-7971.Continue Reading