ROCKFORD, Illinois – Mercyhealth and Molina Healthcare of Illinois will host a free, drive-thru community baby shower for new and expecting mothers and their families. The event will take place Tuesday, September 22, 5-7 pm, at Javon Bea Hospital–Rockton, 2300 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford. Signs on the Rockton Campus will direct guests to the event.
From the convenience of their vehicles, guests will receive free baby essentials such as diapers, wipes, baby lotion, diaper rash cream, face masks, soap and more. Guests will also meet Mercyhealth’s women and children’s staff and Molina Healthcare staff to learn about important health services.
In June 2020, Mercyhealth announced an agreement with Molina Healthcare to serve Medicaid members in the northern Illinois region. This means, Mercyhealth Illinois Medicaid patients who have Molina Healthcare insurance will continue to have full in-network access to its integrated hospitals, physicians and services including specialty pediatric and obstetric services, primary care and adult services.
This free event will be on first-come, first-serve basis. Items will be placed in trunk to follow social distancing guidelines. For more information, visit mercyhealthsystem.org.
About Mercyhealth: Mercyhealth is a multi-regional health system with more than 700 employed physician partners, seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations serving 55 northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities. Mercyhealth’s over 7,500 employee/partners care for over 2.4 million patient visits each year. As the top vertically integrated health care provider, they continuously work with a passion for making lives better for the people, families and communities they serve.
About Molina Healthcare of Illinois: Since 2013, Molina Healthcare of Illinois has been providing government-funded, quality health care to low-income individuals. As of June 30, 2020, the company serves approximately 242,000 members through Medicaid and Medicare-Medicaid programs across the state. For more information, visit MolinaHealthcare.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.