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FREE Weight Loss Group


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

Prediabetes or Weight Loss

Once a Week | April through July

Twice a Month | August to March

Wednesdays 8:30am to 9:30am

Memorial Hospital Conference Room 


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

Diabetes Conversation Maps


Once a Week | 4 Consecutive Weeks

April | June | August | October

Wednesdays 10:00am to 11:00am

Memorial Hospital Conference Room 



  • Get the support you need

  • Learn facts about food

  • Solve problems that slow your progress

  • Find ways to get active

  • Discover how to plan meals

  • Take charge of what you can



Melissa Soellner, Dietitian

Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170

Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
12:45pm to 5:45pm

American Legion

500 Opdyke Street

Chester, IL 62233

Schedule your blood donation appointment today. RedCrossBlood.org

In-Person or Virtual Prenatal Class

April 24, 202

8:00am - Noon

We are planning to offer a few in-person slots to participants as well as a virtual ZOOM option.

Pre-registration is required for both options.

ZOOM link will be provided upon registration. (Access to video and microphone is preferred for class interaction)


To register, please call: 618-826-4581 ext 1223


Hosted by:
Jill Arbeiter, RN and prenatal educator since 1980.
Over 43 years of experience.

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

NAMI Support Group

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.

Call For Help

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/

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1900 State. Street, Chester, IL 62233

Tel: 618-826-4581

Memorial is a Joint Commission Gold Seal approved hospital. We provide our patients the highest level of quality care in a secure safe environment.