FHN Offering Discussion on Slips, Falls – and Avoiding Injury – Feb. 7

Freeport, Illinois — Andrew Blint, MD, a provider in FHN’s Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine department, will talk about ways to avoid the strains, sprains and other orthopaedic injuries caused by slips and falls at a special FHN Speaker Series event Wednesday, Feb. 7.

The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. at FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport. Dr. Blint is one of just a handful of board-certified orthopaedic traumatologists in northwest Illinois; he also will talk about the types of treatments available at FHN for orthopaedic injuries.

Refreshments will be served at this FREE program; registration is requested. Visit www.fhn.org/noslips to register online or call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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