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CALENDAR OF EVENTS NOW AVAILABLE
For a 2013 Calendar of Events sponsored by Kirby Medical Center and/or Kirby Auxiliary, please click here. For more information on any of our events, please call Heidi at (217) 762-1513.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
For information on emergency preparedness, check out this link www.Ready.Illinois.gov
More information about this website which was developed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), as well as a link to the mobile version of the emergency preparedness website, can be found under Community Services on our website http://kirbyhealth.org/our_services/community_services.php
KEEP YOUR VIAL OF LIFE INFORMATION UP-TO-DATE
A Vial of Life Kit contains important medical information about you that may be needed by those responding to an emergency. It's necessary to keep your information current. If you have a Vial of Life and need to update your information you may obtain a blank Vial of Life Form by clicking here.
If you do not have a Vial of Life Kit and are interested in obtaining one, please contact Kirby Medical Center at (217) 762-2115.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
The Kirby Auxiliary hosts a FREE Blood Pressure screening every Tuesday in the Promenade at Kirby Medical Center from 9am until 11am.
It's fast, easy and the best part...it is FREE. While you are here, why not stop by the Gift Shop where you'll always find new and exciting things in store.
If you are in need of transportation to Kirby Medical Center for blood pressure screenings (or to donate blood), you may want to consider calling Piatt County Public Transportation (Piattran) at 762-7821. Registered Seniors may be able to ride for free. You may call Piattran Monday - Friday from 6AM to 6PM for more details.
CONSIDER GIVING BLOOD - A GIFT FOR SOMEONE IN NEED AND SO EASY TO DO!
Mark your calendar with the dates for blood drives held at Kirby Medical Center and co-sponsored by the Kirby Auxiliary and Kirby Medical Center.
The Kirby Auxiliary has been hosting American Red Cross blood drives every eight weeks since 1981. The blood drives at KMC will be held in the classrooms, which are adjacent to the Apple a Day Café. Anyone needing directions or assistance can ask a helpful guest services member located right inside the front entrance.
Blood Drive Dates for 2013 include:
Blood Drive Dates for 2014 include:
Walk-ins are always welcome!
If you need transportation to Kirby Medical Center to donate blood (or for blood pressure screenings), consider calling Piattran (Piatt County Public Transportation) at (217) 762-7821. Registered Seniors may be able to ride for free. You may call Piattran Monday - Friday from 6AM to 6PM for more details.
KIRBY'S KITCHEN COOKING SERIES
Are you ready to get back in the kitchen and serve healthy and nutritious meals? Then join the University of Illinois Extension for Kirby’s Kitchen to sharpen your cooking skills and learn about nutritious foods. Practice preparing ingredients, view a food demonstration, and taste delicious themed meals. Cost for the class is $5 per person.
Kirby’s Kitchen cooking classes will be held at Kirby Medical Center’s Apple-A-Day Cafe, 1000 Medical Center Dr, Monticello, IL 61856. The next class is scheduled for December 12th, 4:00-6:00pm and titled "Lite Holiday Party". For more information and dates of classes for the remainder of 2013, please click here. The series is co-sponsored by Kirby Medical Center and the University of Illinois Extension, serving DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt Counties.
Pre-registration is not needed. For more information, please call 217-762-2191.