303 NW 11th St, Fairfield, IL 62837
FMH NOVEMBER 2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
3D Mammography Mobile Event in Carmi on November 7th:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will have their Mobile Mammography at the FMH Carmi Medical Clinic on Saturday, November 7th, 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 not be meeting this month. Contact Carol Anne Greenwood RN BSN at 618-847-8253 for more information.
Veteran’s Day Meal
Each year, Fairfield Memorial Hospital recognizes and appreciates all veterans who have fought for our freedom. Therefore, in honor of their service, Fairfield Memorial Hospital wishes to offer a free complimentary lunch for any Veteran who would like to join on November 11th from 10am – 1:30pm. We are also giving out special Veterans Day t-shirts, while supplies last!
Due to the current pandemic we will be hosting the lunch drive thru style at the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Education Annex Building for area service members. FMH Education Annex Building is located at 203 NW 10th Street, Fairfield IL.
This year’s menu includes Brisket Sandwich, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and a Brownie.
Cancer Support Group:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital hosts 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, November 12th. The topic for this month’s support group is “Conquering the emotional battle”. These meetings are open to anyone affected by cancer. For more information about this Support Group please contact 618-847-8349.
Diabetes Support Group:
Join FMH on Thursday, November 19th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting hosted by Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “Maintaining healthy habits through the holidays”. 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.
Dementia Caregivers Support Group Meeting:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Dementia Caregivers Support Group will not be meeting this month. For more information call Mariah Minor, RN BSN, Skilled Care Unit Nurse Leader, at 618-847-8328.
Better Breathers Club:
Better Breathers Club will not be meeting this month. Call (618) 847-8349 for more information.
FMH Hosts Blood Drive
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020.
The Blood Drive will be held at the Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Educational Annex Building on 203 Northwest 10th Street in Fairfield in the mobile Red Cross bus. The blood drive will be held from 11:30a.m to 5:30p.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 Shauna Williams, Marketing Director at 618-847-8242.
Social distancing requirements will still be in effect and attendees will be required to go through our screening stations and wear a mask at all times.