Free Program: Learn How Activity Helps Manage Appetite, Increase Fitness

Freeport, Illinois — The August Community Health Forum event, presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN, will focus on the importance of activity in our everyday lives.

The forum is free and open to the public. It begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport. Refreshments will be served, and no registration is necessary.

Dr. Lynn Herrmann will talk about how you can integrate activity into your family’s daily life to help manage appetite and weight while improving fitness.

The session will be moderated by Alan Wenzel, and participants are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information on the Community Health Forum series and the program presenters, visit

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

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