Calendar of Upcoming Community Events
• February is Heart Month! In recognition of American Heart Month, take advantage of our heart healthy activities throughout the month. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for heart tips from our health care experts!
• Prenatal Education: Infant Care Class: Monday, February 2; 7 p.m. | Breastfeeding Class: Monday, February 16; 7 p.m., OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center. To register, call 465-2229.
• Free Hand and Wrist Screenings: Wednesday, February 4; 12 Noon to 3 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building, Outpatient Rehab Services. For an appointment, call 465-2264
• Heart Month Cholesterol and Glucose Screening: 12:30 to 2 p.m.; Tuesday, February 10 at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center Front Lobby and Thursday, February 12 at OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. Discounted Fee in honor of Heart Month: $5. To register, call 465-2264.
• Stroke Club: Wednesday, February 11; 6:15 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. Call 463-5259.
• Grief Support: Friday, February 13; 1 p.m.; OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center. 463-5636.
• Heartsaver CPR: Tuesday, February 17; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Saint Clare’s Medical Office
Building. Cost is $35. Advance registration required. Please call 465-2264.
• MVRBC Blood Drive: Wednesday, February 18; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center; Third Floor. Free t-shirt for the first 40 donors! For information, call 618-474-6207.
• Lymphedema Support Group: Thursday, February 19; 6:30 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building. Facilitated by certified lymphedema therapists. To register, call 463-5171.
• Caring Circle Cancer Education & Support Group for Women: Saturday, February 21; 10 a.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building; Suite 303. ‘Create a Wreath’ Craft with Ricki Shutta, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator; and guest speaker Jacqueline Allaria from The American Cancer Society will share opportunities for getting involved as a volunteer. To register: 474-4855.
• Free Skin Cancer Screening: Wednesday, February 25; 4:15 to 5:30 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. Appointments with Noor Ahmed, M.D., Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. Call 465-2264.
• Healthcare Provider CPR: Thursday, February 26; 9 to 1 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building, Auditorium. Cost is $47. Advance registration required. Please call 465-2264.
• Adult Day Care Support Group: Thursday, February 26; 1 p.m.; OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. For families and caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s or chronic illness. Call 463-5333.