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CPR / First Aid Combo Class

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. The course is offered once a month on the first Tuesday of the month. A Health Care Provider Course is also offered once monthly for students who must have the training for allied health careers or other job requirements. Please contact the office for dates of the Health Care Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health. This year First Aid Class will be included with the 5:30 pm CPR Class every other month on the first Tuesday at 7 pm. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Prairie Pavilion 2 on the SBL Campus. The leader of the group will meet those attending in the lobby of Prairie Pavilon 2. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 10, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

EMS Skills Review

Thursday, September 17, 2020
1 to 4 pm
Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, September 24, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The November 12, 2020 class will be held at SBL Center for Healthy Living on the Sarah Bush Lincoln campus.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

EMS In-Services

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
6 pm
For more information on these courses, or to register, please email the EMS Office, or call (217) 258-2403. Read more

2020 Oh, Baby Express

Saturday, October 3, 2020
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Prairie Pavilion 2 on the SBL Campus. The leader of the group will meet those attending in the lobby of Prairie Pavilon 2. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 8, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, October 8, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2020 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Oct 13 & 20

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
6 to 9 pm
(Fee is $30 per mom and birth partner; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

International Trauma Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
8 am
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 15, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, October 16, 2020
6 to 7 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

International Trauma Life Support

Saturday, October 17, 2020
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 22, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, October 22, 2020
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The November 12, 2020 class will be held at SBL Center for Healthy Living on the Sarah Bush Lincoln campus.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, BSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2020 Infant Child CPR

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 20 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

EMS In-Services

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
6 pm
For more information on these courses, or to register, please email the EMS Office, or call (217) 258-2403. Read more

CPR / First Aid Combo Class

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. The course is offered once a month on the first Tuesday of the month. A Health Care Provider Course is also offered once monthly for students who must have the training for allied health careers or other job requirements. Please contact the office for dates of the Health Care Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health. This year First Aid Class will be included with the 5:30 pm CPR Class every other month on the first Tuesday at 7 pm. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Prairie Pavilion 2 on the SBL Campus. The leader of the group will meet those attending in the lobby of Prairie Pavilon 2. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 5, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pediatric Advance Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
8 am
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

EMS In-Services

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
6 pm
For more information on these courses, or to register, please email the EMS Office, or call (217) 258-2403. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, November 20, 2020
2 to 4 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 3, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 10, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 17, 2020
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

EMS In-Services

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
6 pm
For more information on these courses, or to register, please email the EMS Office, or call (217) 258-2403. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 7, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, January 8, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 14, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, January 16, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, January 22, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Jan 26-27

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 28, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, January 29, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 4, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, February 5, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 11, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, February 12, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 18, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, February 19, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Noon to 1:00 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about heart health with SBL Cardiologist B. Lakshmi. Dr. Lakshmi will discuss a range of heart-related topics including: risk factors high blood pressure cholesterol and more This event is FREE. To join and receive a zoom invite, email: Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative at ckessler@sblhs.org. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 25, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, March 4, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 4, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, March 5, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
8 am to Noon
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 11, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, March 12, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - March 16-17

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, March 18, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 18, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, March 19, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about colon health with SBL Advanced Practice Provider Nora Porter, APRN. Nora Porter, APRN will discuss colorectal-related issues and treatments including: colon cancer colonoscopy diet and more This event is FREE. Attend and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. To receive a zoom invite, and to send your questions to Nora Porter, email: Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative at ckessler@sblhs.org. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, March 25, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, March 26, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, March 27, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 1, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, April 2, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2021 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, April 8, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 8, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Ostomy Support Group

Thursday, April 8, 2021
6 pm
This support group is for all persons who have a colostomy, ileostomy or a urinary diversion (ileo bladder or ileo conduit) and all other interested persons who desire to participate in the organization. Our objectives are to help in the physical, emotional, and social rehabilitation of ostomy patients through mutual aid, information, and understanding. Meetings Meetings of our Ostomy Chapter are held the second Thursday of the following months: • April 8, 2021 - Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln (north parking lot, entrance C) • July - Effingham location to be determined - TBA • September - Mattoon - Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln - TBA • December - Mattoon Airport Steakhouse - TBA Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, April 9, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - April 13 & 20

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
8 am to Noon
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, April 15, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 15, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, April 16, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

International Trauma Life Support

Saturday, April 17, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 22, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, April 23, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, April 24, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, April 26, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 29, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, April 30, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, May 3, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, May 6, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, May 7, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, May 7, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, May 10, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pediatric Advance Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
8 am
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, May 13, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, May 14, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, May 14, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, May 17, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, May 20, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, May 21, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, May 21, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, May 24, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about stroke awareness with Taylee Eldridge, APRN, of the SBL Neurology Clinic. Taylee Eldridge, APRN, will be discussing stroke related topics. This event is FREE. Attend and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. To receive a zoom invite, and to send your questions to Taylee Eldridge, email: Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative at ckessler@sblhs.org. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, May 27, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, May 28, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 3, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, June 4, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, June 4, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, June 7, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 9

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, June 9 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 5 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mastering the marinade, Healthy and quick alfredo sauce, Italian salad, Goat cheese marinara/bread Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 10

Thursday, June 10, 2021
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, June 10 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 5 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mastering the marinade, Healthy and quick alfredo sauce, Italian salad, Goat cheese marinara/bread Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 10, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, June 11, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, June 11, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Memory Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021
9:30 am
A special day of remembrance geared toward children. In celebration of Lincolnland Hospice Memory Day’s 20th anniversary, children ages five to 15 are invited to participate in the event. Memory Day will focus on cherished memories children have of people in their lives they have lost. As part of the event, children will pay tribute to their special loved ones, and participate in group activities focusing on grief. There is no charge to participate in Memory Day, however, an adult is requested to stay with the child during the program. Also, in respect of the health of the community, masks are required. Event will take place in the lobby of Praire Pavilion 2 on the SBL Campus. Please RSVP your attendance by Monday, June 7 to Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, June 12, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, June 14, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Healthy Nutrition for Older Adults

Thursday, June 17, 2021
6:00pm
Participants will learn about proper nutrition for the aging body such as balanced diets, foods that support memory improvement, and recommended vitamins. This community nutrition program is free of charge. Class will be held in the Madison-Jefferson Rooms in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education located on the north side of Health Center. Please call 217-258-2130. Pre-registration for in-person attendance is required due to limited seating. Please RSVP by Friday, June 11. Participants may also attend the class online. Please call Food and Nutrition Services at 217-258-2130 to request a link to the Zoom meeting. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, June 17, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 17, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, June 18, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, June 18, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, June 18, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - Session 1

Monday, June 21, 2021
11:30 am to 1 pm
Session 1: 11:30 to 1 pm June 21 & 23 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 10 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, Preparing recipes, Knife skills, Food sanitation Mexican Day: Homemade refried beans, Tortilla soup, Mexican chicken bake Grill Day: Healthy sliders, sweet potato fries, 3 bean salad Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, June 21, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2021 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - June 23 & 30

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about foot health with Kimberly Eickmeier, DPM, of the SBL Podiatry Clinic. Kimberly Eickmeier, DPM, will be discussing stroke related topics. This event is FREE. Attend and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. To receive a zoom invite, and to send your questions to Kimberly Eickmeier, email: Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative at ckessler@sblhs.org. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, June 24, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, June 25, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, June 25, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, June 28, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. You will be required to wear a mask, and your temperature will be taken. May 25 - SBL Toledo Clinic 28 - Heritage Woods, Charleston June 1 - SBL Charleston Family Practice 4 - SBL Neoga Clinic 7 - SBL Altamont Clinic 8 - SBL Martinsville Clinic 11 - SBL Arthur Clinic 14 - SBL Toledo Clinic 15 - SBL Casey Clinic 18 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham 21 - SBL Arcola Clinic 22 - ZF (TRW), Marshall (10:00–5:00) 25 - US Bank, Mattoon 28 - Mattoon City Hall 29 - Tractor Supply, Newton Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, July 1, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 1, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, July 2, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 8, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, July 9, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Recert July 13

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
8 am to Noon
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - July 14

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, July 14 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 5 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mastering the marinade, Healthy and quick alfredo sauce, Italian salad, Goat cheese marinara/bread Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - July 15

Thursday, July 15, 2021
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, July 15 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 5 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mastering the marinade, Healthy and quick alfredo sauce, Italian salad, Goat cheese marinara/bread Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2021 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, July 15, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, July 15, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 15, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, July 16, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - July 20-21

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - Session 2

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
11:30 am to 1 pm
Session 2: 11:30 to 1 pm July 21 & 22 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 10 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, Preparing recipes, Knife skills, Food sanitation Mexican Day: Homemade refried beans, Tortilla soup, Mexican chicken bake Grill Day: Healthy sliders, sweet potato fries, 3 bean salad Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 22, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, July 23, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 29, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, July 30, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, July 31, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - Session 3

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
11:30 am to 1 pm
Session 3: 11:30 to 1 pm August 3 & 5 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 10 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, Preparing recipes, Knife skills, Food sanitation Mexican Day: Homemade refried beans, Tortilla soup, Mexican chicken bake Grill Day: Healthy sliders, sweet potato fries, 3 bean salad Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 5, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 12, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, August 13, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Aug 18 & 25

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, August 19, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 19, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, August 20, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, August 20, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, August 27, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, August 28, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 2, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

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Joint Replacement Class

Friday, September 3, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, September 10, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Lincolnland Binga

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
5:30 pm
By spending an evening playing bingo with friends, community members can help provide comfort as well as end-of-life wishes to Lincolnland Hospice patients and their families in 20-Illinois counties. To purchase tickets, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217 258-2511. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, September 16, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 23, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, September 24, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, September 25, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2021 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, September 30, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, September 30, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, October 1, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 7, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, October 8, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Oct 12 & 19

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - Recert

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
8 am to Noon
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, October 14, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 14, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Big Brother, Big Sister PJ Party Sibling Class

Friday, October 15, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
Fee is $5 per child. This fun course is excellent for preparing the little people already in your household for a new baby!  It includes discussion of basic baby do’s and don’ts, a movie, snack, photo op, and more. Bring your child in pajamas with one pillow, one blanket and a baby doll, teddy bear or other stuffed toy to practice holding a baby. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, October 15, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

International Trauma Life Support

Saturday, October 16, 2021
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, October 21, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, October 21, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 21, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, October 22, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, October 23, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, October 29, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 4, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, November 5, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, November 11, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, November 18, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, November 19, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
7 to 8:30 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 7 to 8:30 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education - Madison Room. Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 2, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 2, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, December 3, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, December 4, 2021
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2021 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Dec 8 & 15

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 9, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, December 10, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

2021 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, December 16, 2021
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life.  Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, December 16, 2021
1 to 2:30 pm
A grief and education support group open to anyone seeking support about the bereavement process. It meets from 1 to 2:30 pm, third Thursday of each month at Prairie Pavilion 2, at Lincolnland Hospice. For more information about bereavement services, please call Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, December 17, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Fridays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 23, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 23, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
9 to 11 am
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 30, 2021
4 to 6 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Thursday, December 30, 2021
Noon to 2 pm
We now offer this class on Tuesdays and Thursdays for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Park on the northside of Sarah Bush Lincoln near the Education Center at Entrance C. For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. Read more