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Community Blood Drive

July 09, 2020

Blood Drive

Chester Grade School Gymnasium

650 Opdyke Street

Chester, IL 62233

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Schedule your blood donation appointment today. RedCrossBlood.org

FREE Prenatal and Family Education Classes

July 25, 2020

July 25, 2020

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

Health Precautions:
• All participants will be screened upon arrival to the hospital at the ER entrance.
• Frequent hand & surface sanitizing will take place during the class.
• The training room location allows for ample spacing between participants and the instructor.

For more information please call:

618-826-4581 ext 1223

Call for Help

January 01, 2020

All Events Are Currently On Hold At This Time

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

All Events Are Currently On Hold At This Time

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


Visit our Facebook Group for tips to stay on track from home.

Join us on Mondays for our Weight Loss Group Meeting.

10:30am at the Chester Public Library

6:15pm at Memorial Hospital Cafeteria

Join at Any Time!

Melissa Soellner, Memorial Hospital's Dietitian is proud to introduce a FREE Weight Loss Group, 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.


The annual program follows the CDC Prediabetes Curriculum and will include 1 meeting a week for the first 16 weeks (March 9 through June 22), 2 meetings a month for the following two months (July 6 through February 2021). Meetings will approximately 1 hour.


Melissa Soellner, Dietitian

Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170

Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

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1900 State. Street, Chester, IL 62233

Tel: 618-826-4581