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 6-7 p.m. in the Medical Arts Complex (MAC) Community Education Room, with the next meeting being held, Thursday, April 13th.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions hosts a Coffee Club from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Kontiki and is open to older adults. The next Coffee Club will be on Thursday, April 13th.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds CPR Classes monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. You must preregister by calling 618-847-8243. The April CPR class is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5th.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:
The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, April 1 from 11 a.m. – 12 noon, in the FMH Medical Arts Complex. The MS Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month.
Diabetes Support Group:
Join FMH on Tuesday, April 4th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. They are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Community Education Room.
“Spring Into Health” Fair:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital is partnering with Frontier Community College for a Spring Into Health Fair that will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 7:30-11 a.m. There will be special demonstrations, talks, and a volleyball tournament! 9:00 a.m. – Healthy Cooking Demonstration (Whitney Buckles, RDLD and April Greifzu) | 9:30 a.m. – Back Pain (Sridhar Bhaskara, MD*) | 10:00 a.m. – Gerry Kinney “Healthcare When You Need It Most” | 10:30 a.m. – BINGO 12:00 p.m. – Volleyball Tournament ($60/team – To register call Luke Harl at FCC 618-842-
3711 x 4242)
SPECIAL SCREENINGS & ATTRACTIONS: Free Breakfast | Balance Beam Fun | Door Prizes | Chair Rise Screening | Blood Pressure Screenings | Reduced Costs Labs | Kids Fitness Corner | Hand-Washing Education | Stroke Education | Health Professional Dress-up Photo Station (contest) | Stuffed Animal Operation, Repair & Check up (Bring your stuffed animal that needs sewn/repaired)| Pain Management | File of Life – Medication Reconciliation | Bone Density Screenings | Fitness Assessments | Oxygen Safety in the Home | Wayne County Ambulance Service | Air Evac | Medicare Education | “MyChart”- Patient Portal | Tobacco Cessation | Diabetes Risk Assessments | Blood Sugar Checks | Nutrition Education Reduced Rate Lab Testing: Glucose (Blood Sugar) $10 | Hemoglobin A1c (Diabetic Monitor) $20 | Lipid Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, LDL, and VLDL) $20 | PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) $20 | Thyroid Function Panel (T4, Free T3, Free T4, TSH) $35 | General Health Profile (Includes CBC, Lipid Screen, and a 12 test chemistry profile) $35 | Vitamin D Test $35
For more information call Michelle Ward at 618-847-8242 or visit: www.fairfieldmemorial.org or “Like” FMH on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMemorial *Sridhar Bhaskara, MD is an Independent Contracted Physician.
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Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training:
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be holding an ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) training on Monday, April 3rd starting at 8 a.m. The cost is $30 for the ACLS card and should a BLS card is needed there is an extra $10 charge. If you would like learn more or to register for the course, please contact Deb Spillman, CMSRN, Clinical Practice Coordinator, at 618-847-8241.