MORRIS – Morris Hospital has announced several community programs for July.
Cancer support programs
The Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital has announced its schedule of cancer support programs for July. Programs will be at the Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 West U.S. 6 in Morris.
The “I Can Cope” cancer support group for individuals with any type of cancer will be 1 to 3 p.m. July 12.
The Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer support group will meet 2 to 3 p.m. July 16.SPOHNC is a patient-directed, self-help organization dedicated to meeting the emotional, physical and humanistic needs of people with oral and head and neck cancer and their caregivers. The SPOHNC Morris chapter meets monthly and is led by a speech pathologist and registered nurse from Morris Hospital’s Radiation Therapy Center.
Both cancer support programs are free. To register, go www.morrishospital.org/events or call the Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital at 815-364-8915. Registration is not needed for the SPOHNC support group.
Morris Hospital is hosting a blood drive in cooperation with Heartland Blood Centers 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 24 in Whitman Assembly Room 1 at Morris Hospital, 150 W. High St. in Morris.
Everyone who donates will receive a blood donor T-shirt complimentary of the Chicago Bears and a free breakfast entrée from Chick-fil-A. In order to donate blood, potential donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and feeling well on the day of donation, and be at least 17 years old.
Appointments are recommended by calling Morris Hospital at 815-705-7370 or visiting www.heartlandbc.org. Walk-ins are welcome.