OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton has a vision of strengthening the Riverbend community by providing accessible, affordable high-quality health care to all. In line with that vision and a recently-announced strategic affiliation with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, OSF Saint Anthony’s and OSF Medical Group – Pediatrics will be holding a free open house to highlight pediatric services.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the OSF Medical Group – Primary Care office in Godfrey at 6702 Godfrey Road.
Parents can learn about resources and best practices related to safe sleep, injury prevention, healthy eating, sports care, psychology and other outpatient services for children. Parents can also learn about how to safely put a car seat in a vehicle.
The Alton Police Department will be giving away gun locks to help keep kids safe at home. Free food will be available.
First Mid Bank & Trust has donated 100 bike helmets to be given away. Helmkamp Construction has donated two bicycles to be given away in a drawing.
“OSF Saint Anthony’s is dedicated to improving the health of Riverbend residents,” said Jerry Rumph, OSF Saint Anthony’s president. “This open house is designed to raise awareness and help community members improve their health through wellness programs, health education resources and youth programs and events.”