Upcoming events

Call for Help

January 01, 2020

Call for Help helps people overcome a variety of personal crises, ranging from sexual assault and poverty, to homelessness and mental illness. We change lives by giving people skills and support that empower them to overcome emotional and physical crisis.

 

Call for Help is stationed at Memorial the first and third Wednesday of every month from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Learn more at: https://callforhelpinc.org/

NAMI Support Group

December 19, 2019

NAMI St. Louis (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

NAMI Connection is a confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions.

 

The organization will be holding monthly support group meetings at Memorial Hospital in the Cafeteria on the third Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm.

 

To learn more about the organization and how they can help, visit www.namiswi.org.

FREE Weight Loss Group

December 17, 2019

Join us the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month for our Weight Loss Group Meeting.

9:00am at the Monroe Randolph County Health Department

6:00pm at Memorial Hospital

NEW SESSION STARTING IN MARCH

Attend one of the introductory meetings on March 2 or 4

10:30am Chester Public Library

6:00pm Hospital Cafeteria

Melissa Soellner, Memorial Hospital's Dietitian is proud to introduce a new, The program provides structure, support and accountability to those looking to lose weight. Those who participate in the program will be supplied with nutrition and activity action plans to help them reach their goals.

PROGRAM DETAILS:

The annual program follows the CDC Prediabetes Curriculum and will include 1 meeting a week for the first 16 weeks (August-November), 2 meetings a month for the next two months (December-January), and then 1 meeting a month for the last 6 months (February-June). Those who commit to the program will be required to attend 50% of the classes (make-up classes will be available). Meetings will last approximately 1 hour and will be held in Chester, IL. Locations may vary and participants will be informed of locations prior to each meeting.

 

CONTACT

Melissa Soellner, Dietitian

Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170

Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

Community Blood Drive

November 22, 2019

Blood Drive

Chester Memorial Hospital on the Bus outside the lab doors

1900 State Street

Chester, IL 62233

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

11:30am-4:00pm

Schedule your blood donation appointment today. RedCrossBlood.org

FREE Prenatal and Family Education Classes

January 25, 2020

January 25

8:00am - Noon

Memorial Hospital Training Room

For most pregnant women, even if you already have a child, the labor and birth process can be both overwhelming and joyful. Many women and their partners choose to attend childbirth classes to gather information and lessen their anxiety.

Our Curriculum Includes :

  • Maternal Nutrition

  • Pregnancy Complications

  • Infant Feeding

  • Child Safety

  • Growth & Development

  • Discipline & Bringing Up Baby

  • Cesarean Sections &

  • Epidural Information

  • Lamaze Breathing &

  • Relaxation Techniques

For more information please call:

618-826-4581 ext 1223

Diabetes Group: Conversation Map

February 04, 2020

FREE Group Sessions for Everyone

Every Tuesday in February at 11:00am

Randolph County Health Department

Lifestyle • Nutrition • Risk • Management

Visual Tools • Meaningful Discussion • Info You Need

Melissa Soellner, Dietitian
Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170
Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

February - The Learning Table

February 05, 2020

A Back-to-Back Class Series on
Wellness & Diabetes Health

Join us for both or either on the 1st Wednesday of the Month at Memorial Hospital

Wednesday, February 5

Memorial Hospital

WELLNESS

12:30-1:00pm
Control Your Emotions

DIABETES

1:15-1:45pm
Carb Count Review

Go Red for Women - Wine & Girl Power

February 27, 2020

REGISTRATION IS FULL

When: February 27, 2020 | Doors Open at 6:00pm

Where: Chester Country Club

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER:

Kendall Boysen, CPC, CPRC

Professional Life & Recovery Coach

Encouragementology® - The Practice of Instilling Hope

 

You’ve got the POWER!

Create a positive ripple by collecting gratitude and pushing it out to everyone you encounter. Frustrated by a negative world, activate your power and do something about it. From small beginnings, great things can happen!

 

WINE SAMPLES:

Eric Winters

Senior Executive Wine Consultant, PRP Wine International, Inc.

Complementary Wine Glass Included

 

HEART HEALTHY DINNER

Served at 6:30pm

 

ATTENDANCE PRIZES

 

INTERACTIVE & INFORMATIONAL BOOTHS

Blood Pressure Checks, 3D Mammography, Swing Bed Program, Volunteer/Auxiliary Program, Free Weight Loss Group.

March - The Learning Table

March 04, 2020

A Back-to-Back Class Series on
Wellness & Diabetes Health

Join us for both or either on the 1st Wednesday of the Month at Memorial Hospital

Wednesday, March 4

Memorial Hospital

WELLNESS

12:30-1:00pm
Declutter Your Life

DIABETES

1:15-1:45pm
Simple Mediterranean Meal Ideas

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