March 15 Open House to Honor Retired Nurse Midwife Kim Vittorio

Freeport, Illinois — After years of caring for patients at FHN, nurse midwife Kim Vittorio, APN/CNM, has retired. FHN will celebrate her service with an open house in March.

Kim cared for patients as part of the FHN Women’s Healthcare team at the Harlem Avenue Ob/Gyn location, which will be the site for the open house. The public is invited to the event, which will be held from 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at FHN Specialty Care – Harlem Avenue, 25 N. Harlem Avenue in Freeport. Refreshments will be served.

As an advanced practice nurse and board-certified nurse midwife, Kim provided compassionate and dedicated care for her patients of all ages. She is originally from Freeport, and earned her nursing degrees at Northern Illinois University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The other members of the FHN Women’s Healthcare team will continue care for Kim’s patients. For more information about women’s healthcare at FHN, or to find a women’s healthcare provider, call the office at 815-599-7750.

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, 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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