• February is Heart Month!
In recognition of American Heart Month
, take advantage of our heart healthy activitie
s 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.