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Teen Cooking Class - Session 3

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
11 am to 1 pm
Session 3: 11 am 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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

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

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

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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Noon to 1:00 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about sleep health with SBL Sleep Technician Rodney Wildman. Rodney Wildman will discuss a range of heart-related topics including: Sleep studies Sleep disorders Cpaps 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

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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2021 Lincolnland Binga - St. Louis Blues Raffle Tickets

Thursday, September 9, 2021
St. Louis Blues Raffle Tickets The winner will receive four (4) tickets to one game during the 2021-2022 St. Louis Blues hockey season after the tickets become available. Donated by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Tickets are $5 each. Drawing will be held on Thursday, September 9. For more information, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217 258-2511. Read more

2021 Lincolnland Binga - St. Louis Blues Raffle Tickets-3 for $10

Thursday, September 9, 2021
St. Louis Blues Raffle Tickets The winner will receive four (4) tickets to one game during the 2021-2022 St. Louis Blues hockey season after the tickets become available. Donated by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Tickets are 3 for $10. Drawing will be held on Thursday, September 9. For more information, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217 258-2511. Read more

Binga Prize Packages

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Binga Prize Packages Including an Ipad donated by County Office Products Packages include gift baskets, gift certificates, jewelry, and more! Net proceeds support the construction of a new Hospice House on Sarah Bush Lincoln’s campus Tickets are $5 each. Drawing will be held on Thursday, September 9. For more information, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217 258-2511. Read more

Binga Prize Packages - 3 for $10

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Binga Prize Packages Including an Ipad donated by County Office Products Packages include gift baskets, gift certificates, jewelry, and more! Net proceeds support the construction of a new Hospice House on Sarah Bush Lincoln’s campus Tickets are $10 each. Drawing will be held on Thursday, September 9. For more information, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217 258-2511. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December in the Performance Excellence room at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Participants will meet in the main lobby. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2021 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, September 23, 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 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held in the SBL Computer Training Center at 105 Professional Plaza, Mattoon, IL (on the SBL campus) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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

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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
11 am to 12:30 pm
This is a six-week Course that begins on November 2, 2021. It will be held in the Diagnostic Imaging Conference room (Entrance A). This class will give YOU the caregiver tools to: • Help reduce stress • Communicate effectively with family members, doctors    and caregivers • Help reduce guilt, anger and depression • Make difficult decisions • Set goals and problem-solve 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2021 Holiday Festival - SILENT AUCTION

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
8 am - 8 pm
The SBL Health Foundation will host its 23rd annual Holiday Festival as a virtual event with proceeds benefiting the SBL Hospice House Endowment. 8 am, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 through 8 pm, Monday, November 15 This year’s Silent Auction will include more than 100 items decorated by Sarah Bush Lincoln employees, area residents and businesses. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Joint Replacement Class

Friday, November 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2021 Holiday Festival - LIVE AUCTION

Sunday, November 14, 2021
6 pm
The SBL Health Foundation will host its 23rd annual Holiday Festival as a virtual event with proceeds benefiting the SBL Hospice House Endowment. 6 pm, Sunday, November 14 Live auction items will be available for bid starting at 8 am, Friday, November 12, with final bids being taken during a Live Auction Event starting at 6 pm, Sunday, November 14. For $50 you can be a part of this exciting Live Auction event! 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about diabetic health with SBL Endocrinologist Sathya Subbiah, MD. Sathya Subbiah, MD will discuss colorectal-related issues and treatments including: Diabetes health Endocrinology Hormone therapy 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 Sathya Subbiah, email: Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative at ckessler@sblhs.org. 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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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.) Location is TBD. You will receive an email notifying you where class will be held. 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 - Dec 7, 2021

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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
7 pm
7 pm, second Tuesday of the month in March, June, September and December in the Performance Excellence room at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Participants will meet in the main lobby. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln 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. Classes now held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. 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. Classes will now be held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, January 15, 2022
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 - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, January 20, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Monday, January 24, 2022
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

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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 - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about Knee Arthroscopy with SBL Orthopedic Surgeon Timothy Gray, MD. Noon to 1 pm • Wednesday, January 26 This event is FREE. Attend and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. Timothy Gray, MD will discuss the topic of knee arthroscopy. To receive the zoom invite, and to send your questions to Timothy Gray, email Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
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 - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, February 3, 2022
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 - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
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 - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Feb 16 & 23

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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, February 17, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class 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. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, February 26, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, February 28, 2022
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

CPR

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, March 10, 2022
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, March 17, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, March 26, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
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

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, March 31, 2022
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

Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Friday, April 1, 2022
Noon to 2 pm
Colon cancer is treatable in its earliest stages, and periodic screenings are needed for early detection. A limited number of free Hemosure colon cancer screening kits are available on a first-come first-served basis. This easy-to-do free screen is non-invasive and has a 97 percent accuracy rate! Where and when can I get a kit? Available while supplies last. Your kit must be picked up in person. Visit this page to pre-register. SBL Center for Healthy Living 1004 Health Center Dr., Suite 110, Mattoon, IL 61938 Friday, April 1, 2022 Noon to 2 pm For more information, call the SBL Gastroenterology Clinic at 217-258-4155. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
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 5, 2022
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

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - April 12 & 20

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
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 - April 19 (Recert)

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
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

SBL Open Interviews

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
6 am to 5 pm
Are you looking for a New Career in Healthcare? If you are looking for a career in healthcare plan to talk to a Human Resources Business Partner and see what opportunities are here for you. No appointment necessary Bring your resume Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, April 21, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

International Trauma Life Support April 23-24

Saturday, April 23, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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

Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Friday, April 29, 2022
Noon to 2 pm
Colon cancer is treatable in its earliest stages, and periodic screenings are needed for early detection. A limited number of free Hemosure colon cancer screening kits are available on a first-come first-served basis. This easy-to-do free screen is non-invasive and has a 97 percent accuracy rate! Where and when can I get a kit? Available while supplies last. Your kit must be picked up in person. Visit this page to pre-register. SBL Evergreen Clinic 1104 West Evergreen Ave., Effingham, IL 62401 Friday, April 29, 2022 Noon to 2 pm For more information, call the SBL Gastroenterology Clinic at 217-258-4155. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, April 30, 2022
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

CPR

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
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

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, May 26, 2022
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

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Sports Physicals - Sullivan

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Thursday, June 2, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Memory Day

Saturday, June 4, 2022
9:30 am
A special day of remembrance geared toward children. In celebration of Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice Memory Day’s 22nd 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 to SBL Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - June 7 & 15

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
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

CPR

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
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

Safe Sitters

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 8, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2022 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 • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar 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 9, 2022

Thursday, June 9, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, June 9, 2022 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 • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, June 9, 2022
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

Sports Physicals - Newton

Thursday, June 9, 2022
1 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, June 11, 2022
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

2022 Fast Reads

Monday, June 13, 2022
9 to 11 am
Boys are encouraged to learn the importance of fitness and building brain-power this summer with Fast Reads. 9 to 11 am Every Monday & Wednesday beginning June 13, 2022 and ending with Run for the Bagel July 23, 2022. Mattoon Public Library Ages: Boys who have completed 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Fit Girls

Monday, June 13, 2022
9 to 11 am
Fit Girls is a nationally known fitness program for girls that uniquely combines training for a 5k (3.1 mile) race with reading and nutrition education. 9 to 11 am Every Monday & Wedneday beginning June 13, 2022 and ending with Run for the Bagel 5K, July 23, 2022. Mattoon Public Library Ages: Girls who have completed 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Altamont Medical Center

Monday, June 13, 2022
1 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - June 14 & 16

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm June 14 & 16 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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

Sports Physicals - Arthur

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Effingham Clinic

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
1 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Arcola

Thursday, June 16, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, June 16, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 21, 2022

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2022 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 • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar 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 23, 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, June 23, 2022 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 • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Martinsville

Thursday, June 23, 2022
4 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - June 28 & 30

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm June 28 & 30 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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

Sports Physicals - Mattoon

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Friday, July 1, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

CPR

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, July 7, 2022
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

Sports Physicals - Tuscola

Friday, July 8, 2022
8:30 am to noon
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - July 12, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022 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 • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - SBL Charleston Family Practice

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
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

Sullivan Recruit

Friday, July 15, 2022
7 am to 4 pm
Come to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Open Interview Event Bring your resume All healthcare worker openings within Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System Multiple shifts available Competitive wages, excellent benefit package – health, dental, vision, retirement and so much more Sign on bonuses for hot jobs No appointment necessary  SBL is an EEO employer that complies with the IDPH Healthcare Worker Background check law Thank you to Solid Rock Chapel for use of their facility! Read more

Teen Cooking Class - July 19 & 21

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm July 19 & 21 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Shelbyville

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Toledo

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
3 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Neoga

Thursday, July 21, 2022
8:30 am to noon & 1 to 3:30 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. Free school and sports physicals for Neoga Students. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, July 21, 2022
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

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, July 21, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Sports Physicals - Casey

Thursday, July 21, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Shelbyville

Thursday, July 21, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Newton

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
1 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Sports Physicals - Casey

Thursday, July 28, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, July 30, 2022
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, August 1, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
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 at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). Please wear a mask. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Sports Physicals - Toledo

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
3 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Monday, August 8, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, August 8, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Sports Physicals - Sullivan

Monday, August 8, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, August 12, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, August 15, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Hopeful Horizons

Thursday, August 18, 2022
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, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice office conference room. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, August 19, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, August 22, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, August 27, 2022
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, August 29, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, September 2, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Community Service Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
Topics discussed: - Advanced directives:      • Physician orders for life-saving treatment (POLSTs)      • Health care power of attorney      • Living will      • Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) - Home Medical services and education - Medicare advantage vs traditional Medicare - Medicare Part D - Home health and hospice education SBL staff will be available to complete the advance care directives with community members. Please RSVP to Janet Truesdale at jtruesdale@sblhs.org or call 217-258-2420. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, September 9, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, September 12, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Community Service Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
Topics discussed: - Advanced directives:      • Physician orders for life-saving treatment (POLSTs)      • Health care power of attorney      • Living will      • Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) - Home Medical services and education - Medicare advantage vs traditional Medicare - Medicare Part D - Home health and hospice education SBL staff will be available to complete the advance care directives with community members. Please RSVP to Janet Truesdale at jtruesdale@sblhs.org or call 217-258-2420. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, September 16, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Understanding Your Grief

Monday, September 19, 2022
6:30 to 8 pm
A support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand the complex and painful thoughts and feelings you often have. Join us for this FREE 8-week grief support group where you will explore different ways to help yourself heal. Eight weekly sessions 6:30 - 8 pm Mondays, starting September 19 through November 14. Center for Healthy Living To register, or for more information, call our bereavement counselor at 1-800-454-4055. Seating is limited. Masks are required. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, September 19, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

SBL Hospice Binga

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
5:30 pm
Come for the fun, play for the cause! Net proceeds support the new SBL Hospice House. To purchase tickets, call 217-258-2511. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Food and beverages available for purchase. Read more

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, September 24, 2022
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, September 26, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Friday, September 30, 2022
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

Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, September 30, 2022
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. August 1 - SBL Newton Clinic 2 - SBL Neoga Clinic 8 - Camargo Family Health Center 9 - SBL Arthur Clinic 12 - Herff Jones, Arcola, IL 15 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 16 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 19 - First-Mid Bank & Trust, Marshall, IL 22 - SBL Arcola Clinic 23 - SBL Casey Clinic 29 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 30 - SBL Martinsville Clinic September 2 - SBL Newton Clinic 6 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 9 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 12 - SBL Arthur Clinic 13 - Hobby Lobby,Effingham, IL 16 - SBL Tuscola Clinic 19 - SBL Arcola Clinic 20 - SBL Casey Clinic 23 - SBL Toledo Clinic 26 - HydroGear (Noon – 6:00 pm) 1411 S Hamilton St, Sullivan, IL 27 - Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL 30 - Cumberland County Schools, Toledo, IL Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, October 3, 2022
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

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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, October 4, 2022
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

SBL Hospice Annual Memorial Service

Sunday, October 9, 2022
2 pm
Celebrating the lives of those who we have loved. Please join us in a ceremony for love, life and remembrance. If you would like to have a photo of your loved one included in the slide show, please email a picture of your loved one along with their name. You may also include a paragraph of a short memory of your loved one to be read during the service. Please email to dsexton@sblhs.org by September 28. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Oct 12 & 19

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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 - October 11 (Recert)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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

International Trauma Life Support - Oct 15 &16

Saturday, October 15, 2022
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

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, October 22, 2022
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

CPR

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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

2022 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2022
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

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, December 3, 2022
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

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, December 5, 2022
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

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
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 6, 2022
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

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Dec 7 & 14

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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