All Events

Online Childbirth Class

Date: January 1 - December 31, 2019

Time: All Day

Description:

Our online childbirth class is ideal for expectant parents who can’t attend our Prepared Childbirth class due to work schedules, time constraints or medical conditions. The eight-chapter program is an interactive, web-based class that uses videos, personal birth stories, animations, activities and games to teach all the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their baby’s birth. Our online class will help you understand pregnancy, learn about labor, see how the stages of labor unfold, and discover helpful comfort techniques during labor. Your eClass registration includes online access for six weeks. Within 72 hours after registering, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the online class. After you pay, you will receive instruction for accessing the class.

Cost: $65.00

Registration: OPEN

Phone: 815-705-7301

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: April 22, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: CLOSED

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

PALS Provider

Date: April 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – Combo

Date: May 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR & ACLS for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS/ACLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR & ACLS card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR & ACLS card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the “Basic Life Support- Initial” Class. If your ACLS card is not valid, please see the “Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support- Provider” Class.

Cost: $225.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

CPR Renew/ACLS Combo

Date: May 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

A CPR/ACLS recertification for the Provider will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: CLOSED

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: May 6, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

I Can Cope

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

I Can Cope is a free support group for people facing cancer and their families and friends. This month’s topic focuses on “Nutrition.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Friends and Family CPR Class

Date: May 11, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Description:

The Morris Community YMCA and Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers are teaming up this spring to offer Friends and Family CPR classes in Grundy County.

Open to area residents, ages 12 and older, these trainings will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to recognize and provide lifesaving care in a medical emergency until first responders arrive.

Class participants will learn:

  • How to perform CPR for infants, children and adults
  • How and when to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Please note: This class will be taught in a Friends and Family format. Participants will not earn a CPR certification for completing this class.

Classes will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11 and 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Shabbona Middle School, 725 School St., Morris.

Space is limited, so register online at www.jolietymca.org or contact the Morris Community YMCA at 815-513-8080.

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-513-8080

Carbohydrate Counting Class (Meal Provided)

Date: May 14, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Description:

This is a basic introduction to carbohydrate counting and is an especially great program for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Join us for information on healthful eating about “foods that fit” and how this impacts blood sugar control. Participants will be guided in putting an appropriate meal together and will then be able to eat! The class is FREE.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Education Rooms 2 & 3 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7527

ACLS Recertification

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support re-certification for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Baby Care Basics

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

This class covers everything parents need to know to bring their baby home with confidence, including the latest information to ease parents into the basics of caring for their newborn. Through presentation and demonstration, this program will include newborn appearance/activity, feeding, warning signs, and safety. Cost is $15 per couple.  Please register online.

Cost: $15.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Education Rooms 2 & 3 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Friends and Family CPR Class

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

The Morris Community YMCA and Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers are teaming up this spring to offer Friends and Family CPR classes in Grundy County.

Open to area residents, ages 12 and older, these trainings will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to recognize and provide lifesaving care in a medical emergency until first responders arrive.

Class participants will learn:

  • How to perform CPR for infants, children and adults
  • How and when to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Please note: This class will be taught in a Friends and Family format. Participants will not earn a CPR certification for completing this class.

Classes will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11 and 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Shabbona Middle School, 725 School St., Morris.

Space is limited, so register online at www.jolietymca.org or contact the Morris Community YMCA at 815-513-8080.

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-513-8080

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: May 17, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Understanding Your Medications/Inhalers.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Date: May 20, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

This FREE support group is for people with head and neck cancer or a history of head and neck cancer. The support group meets the third Monday of every month and provides an opportunity to meet people with similar challenges. The group is lead by a Morris Hospital speech pathologist and oncology nurse who can offer assistance with navigating through the illness and the rehabilitation process.

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: May 21, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Donate Blood

Date: May 22, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Description:

Give the gift of life by donating blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with written parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies, and be in general good health. Walk-ins are welcome.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7370.

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: May 29, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

ACLS Provider

Date: May 30, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: June 3, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

PALS Recertification

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertifcation for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Carbohydrate Counting Class (no meal)

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Description:

This is a basic introduction to carbohydrate counting that is especially recommended for individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Join us for information on healthful eating about “foods that fit” and how this impacts blood sugar control.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Education Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7527

Babysitter’s Training Course

Date: June 13, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Description:

Designed for youths age 11 and older, this course can help babysitters: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, and learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience. Participants should bring a doll to class. Lunch is included.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7365

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Date: June 17, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

This FREE support group is for people with head and neck cancer or a history of head and neck cancer. The support group meets the third Monday of every month and provides an opportunity to meet people with similar challenges. The group is lead by a Morris Hospital speech pathologist and oncology nurse who can offer assistance with navigating through the illness and the rehabilitation process.

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Stroke and Aphasia Support Group

Date: June 18, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Our FREE Stroke & Aphasia Support Group is for individuals and their loved ones who have experienced the loss of physical function or communication due to a stroke or other neurological event. Discussion will focus on strategies for managing chronic pain or disabilities resulting from a stroke. Registration is not required.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For additional details, please call Speech Therapy at 815-705-7411.

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Prepared Childbirth

Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

Designed for expectant parents during their last trimester of pregnancy, the Prepared Childbirth class covers labor, comfort measures, relaxation and medical interventions. Pain management options will also be discussed, along with vaginal and cesarean birth. The class concludes with a tour of Morris Hospital’s Family Birthing Suites, along with an explanation of delivery and post partum care. Please register online in advance.

Cost: $60.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7301.

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: June 21, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Lung Transplants.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

PALS Provider

Date: June 24, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 24 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Phone: 815-705-7179

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: June 25, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: July 8, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

New Siblings

Date: July 8, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Enjoy a fun and interactive experience with you and your child as we explore expectations of a Super sibling. Through hands on activities and games, Siblings-to-be will learn how a newborn baby looks and acts and what happens while mom and baby are in the hospital. Activities, discussion, and a tour of the birthing suites helps them feel a part of the experience. Each child should bring a doll or stuffed animal. Cost is $5 per child. Please register online.

Cost: $5.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: July 11, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

I Can Cope

Date: July 11, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

I Can Cope is a free support group for people facing cancer and their families and friends. This month’s topic focuses on “Communicating Concerns and Feelings.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Babysitter’s Training Course

Date: July 12, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Description:

Designed for youths age 11 and older, this course can help babysitters: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, and learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience. Participants should bring a doll to class. Lunch is included.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7365

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Date: July 15, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

This FREE support group is for people with head and neck cancer or a history of head and neck cancer. The support group meets the third Monday of every month and provides an opportunity to meet people with similar challenges. The group is lead by a Morris Hospital speech pathologist and oncology nurse who can offer assistance with navigating through the illness and the rehabilitation process.

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – Combo

Date: July 17, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR & ACLS for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS/ACLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR & ACLS card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR & ACLS card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the “Basic Life Support- Initial” Class. If your ACLS card is not valid, please see the “Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support- Provider” Class.

Cost: $225.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Baby Care Basics

Date: July 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

This class covers everything parents need to know to bring their baby home with confidence, including the latest information to ease parents into the basics of caring for their newborn. Through presentation and demonstration, this program will include newborn appearance/activity, feeding, warning signs, and safety. Cost is $15 per couple.  Please register online.

Cost: $15.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Education Rooms 2 & 3 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

HeartSaver CPR and AED

Date: July 18, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Participants will learn adult, child and infant CPR, rescue from choking, and how to properly use an automated external defibrillator (AED). American Heart Association certification is provided upon completion. Each participant must provide a valid email address at the start of the class. Please note: This class is NOT for healthcare providers (RN, LPN, Certified Nurse Assistants, Paramedics, EMT’s or students entering school). Healthcare Providers should register for the Basic Life Support class. If you are a business or organization looking to register a group of 8 or more students, please call 815-705-7357 to make special arrangements.

Cost: $60.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: July 19, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Updates in Pulmonary Roundtable.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: July 22 - July 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Donate Blood

Date: July 23, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Description:

Give the gift of life by donating blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with written parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies, and be in general good health. Walk-ins are welcome.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7370.

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: July 29, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Babysitter’s Training Course

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Description:

Designed for youths age 11 and older, this course can help babysitters: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, and learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience. Participants should bring a doll to class. Lunch is included.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1 (Lower Level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7365

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: August 8, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex (Former Shabbona School), 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: August 12, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom (Lower Level), 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

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