FHN To Present A Special Heart Month Program On February 17

FREEPORT, Ill., Feb. 8, 2016 — Your heart beats almost 120,000 times a day – learn how you can keep it healthy and going strong at a special FHN National Heart Month Speaker Series presentation.

FHN Cardiopulmonary Services Operations Leader Jeanette Dorsey, RN, BSN will talk about heart health, what causes heart problems, and how you can help prevent them at the free event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport.

In addition to presenting clinical information about heart health, Jeanette will talk about how to choose and prepare healthy foods and talk about how heart conditions differ in men and women.

Attendees will receive a free heart-healthy cookbook, and refreshments will be served. Registration is requested for this free program. Call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877 600-0346) ext. 901 or visit www.fhn.org/heart to register.

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. Our 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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