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Update on Mercyhealth classes and events

For the safety of our patients and communities, all Mercyhealth events, classes and support groups have been cancelled through April 30. We will continue to keep this list updated. Some of these events will become online or video based events. Please check back for more information on those dates and times.


Events, Dinners & Talks

March 12: Skin Cancer Screening, McHenry

March 14: Car Seat Safety checks, Rockford

March 17: Ortho dinner seminar, Walworth

March 19: Diabetes dinner seminar, McHenry

March 19: Weight Management Info Seminar, Harvard – Staff will conduct individual information meetings via phone. Click here to register.

March 20: Nursing Expo at Giovanni’s, Rockford

March 24: Varicose Veins dinner seminar, Riverside, Rockford

March 25: Boone County Council on Aging – Dr. Razzak’s presentation, Rockford

March 25: National Kidney Month Bake Sale, Janesville

March 27: Safe Sitter, Walworth

April 2: Skin Cancer/Kidney stone dinner seminar, McHenry

April 2: Active Aging Series @ Wesley Willows, Rockford

April 3: Weight Management Info Seminar, Janesville – Staff will conduct individual information meetings via phone. Click here to register.

April 4: Preparing for Childbirth Express Class, Janesville

April 4: Safe Sitter, Janesville

April 5: Think First Infant Safety Class, Janesville

April 6: Organ Donation Flag Raising, MHTC, Riverside and Walworth

April 7: Midwives dinner lecture, Riverside, Rockford

April 8: Dr. Moseman dinner seminar at the Armory, Janesville

April 9: Plastics Event

April 9: AARP Driver Safety Course, Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center–Walworth

April 11: Car Seat Safety Checks, Rockford

April 14: Weight Management Info Seminar, Walworth – Staff will conduct individual information meetings via phone. Click here to register.

April 18: House of Mercy Charity Ball – The Mercyhealth Development Foundation has postponed the House of Mercy Charity Ball previously set for April 18. We will update you with a new date as we proceed with updated plans. We are tentatively planning for an event this fall.

April 19: Celebration of Life, Rockford

April 18: Healthy Kids Day at Sage YMCA, McHenry

April 19: Spring Celebration of Life, Rockford

April 21: Dr. Ephraim dinner seminar at Riverside, Rockford

April 22: Urology dinner seminar, Walworth


Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services

  • All classes have been suspended at this time

Weekly/Monthly support groups cancelled through April 30:

  • Cancer support groups on Wednesdays at Mercy Center, Janesville
  • GriefCare Support Group, second Tuesday of the month, Janesville; third Tuesday of the month, Walworth
  • Mercyhealth Hospice Widows’ Coffee Support Group, Janesville
  • Meaningful Memories Bereavement Support group, Rockford, Thursdays, April 2-May 14
  • Cardiac Support Group, Rockford, last Wednesday of the month
  • Chronic Pain Support Group, Rockford, fourth Thursday of every month
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups, Rockford (meets weekly 10-11 am Wednesdays)
  • HOME from the NICU, Rockford (meets First Thursday of each month, 6-7:30 pm)
  • Child, Infant CPR Classes (April 4), Rockford (Rockton)
  • MS Support Group at Mercyhealth Mulford, first Wednesday of every month
  • Weight management information meetings, Harvard, third Thursday of the month
  • Weight management information meetings, Janesville, third Wednesday of the month
  • Weight management information meetings, Harvard, second Tuesday of the month

Childbirth/Breastfeeding classes:

March 12: Preparing for Childbirth Series Class, Janesville

March 13: Infant Care & Breastfeeding, Janesville

March 14: Preparing for Childbirth Express, Janesville

March 14: Breastfeeding Class, Rockford

March 16: Preparing for Childbirth, Rockford

March 17: Infant care and Breastfeeding class, Janesville

March 19: Preparing for Childbirth Series Class, Janesville

March 21: Newborn Care, Rockford

March 23: Preparing for Childbirth,Rockford

March 24: Infant Care & Breastfeeding, Janesville

March 28: Preparing for Childbirth Express, Rockford

March 30: Breastfeeding Class, Rockford

April 2: Infant Care & Breastfeeding, Janesville

April 4: Preparing for Childbirth Express, Janesville

April 7: Newborn Care, Rockford

April 8: Preparing for Childbirth, Rockford

April 11: Breastfeeding Class, Rockford

April 14: Preparing for Childbirth, Janesville

April 15: Preparing for Childbirth, Rockford

April 16: Infant Care & Breastfeeding, Janesville

April 18: Newborn Care, Rockford

April 21: Preparing for Childbirth Series Class, Janesville

April 23: Infant Care & Breastfeeding, Janesville

April 25: Preparing for Childbirth Express, Rockford

April 27: Breastfeeding Class, Rockford


Locations closed until further notice:

  • All hospital gift shops
  • Castaways Thrift Shop
  • Mercyhealth Thrift Shop–Rockford
  • Mercyhealth Top Performers
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