FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The FHN Women’s Care Team is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October with two special events at Cannova’s in Freeport.
A Slice of Time – Just For You! will be held on Monday, Oct. 7 and again Monday, Oct. 21, both evenings beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Cannova’s, 1101 W. Empire Street in Freeport. Attendees will enjoy Cannova’s food and drinks and an evening of learning about what’s new at FHN. This year’s topics include:
Don’t Fall! – Stephenson County has a much higher rate of death from falls than the rest of the country. Learn how to make your home safer and maintain bone density and strength to help prevent falls.
FHN Complex Care Manager Rachel Ahrens will talk about the Complex Care Management program, which helps patients navigate the medical and social services available at FHN and in the community.
FHN Otolaryngologist Terry Donat, MD, FACS, FICS will explain Balloon Sinuplasty, a less-invasive procedure that can provide relief from chronic sinusitis and other sinus conditions.
Learn about the planned FHN Crisis Stabilization Center, which will provide care for patients experiencing psychiatric or substance abuse disorders.
There is no charge to attend, but registration is required and seating is limited. The content will be the same at both events, and all attendees will receive a goodie bag. Register online at www.fhn.org/sliceoftime 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 19 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, and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.