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Skin Screening Scheduled March 8

Dr. Noor Ahmed will conduct a free skin cancer screening from 4:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Alton Memorial's Cancer Care Center (MOB C). To register, call 800-392-0936.

State-of-the-Art Ambulance Proves to be Lifesaver

Elaine Lewis of Godfrey, Ill., is grateful for the skills of Alton Memorial Hospital first responders, as well as the state-of-the-art equipment in AMH ambulances, for saving her life. The new ambulances are purchased through funds raised at the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation's annual Duck Pluckers Ball.

Trivia Night March 24 Benefits Diabetes Walk Team

Alton Memorial Hospital Heart Walk team is holding a trivia night at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Wood River Moose Lodge, 730 Wesley Drive in Wood River. All proceeds will benefit the AMH team in the upcoming American Diabetes Association Metro East Step Out Walk.

Admission is $15 per person for tables of up to 10 people. To reserve your table, call 618-463-7526.

Daffodil Sales Help in Fight Against Cancer at AMH

Checks should be made out to the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation. The deadline for advance orders is Friday, March 3. “Cash & Carry Days” will be from noon until 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the AMH Beeby and Duncan wing lobbies. For more information or to pre-order daffodils, contact Jeanne Truckey at 618-433-6047.

A Say in the Matter

More than 65 years ago, a donor made a gift to Alton Memorial Hospital that has given hundreds of children like Jackson Darabschek the opportunity to maximize their learning potential.

TCU Upgrades Continue Gay Bryant’s Legacy

After the death last summer of Gay Bryant, a longtime AMH board member, the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation received many donations in Gay's memory. Those were used to make some upgrades to the Transitional Care Unit.

AMH Trivia Night March 10 Benefits Heart Association

Trivia will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Wood River VFW Hall, 231 E. Edwardsville Road. Admission is $15 per person for tables of up to 10 people. To sign up, call Mary Mulrean at 618-463-7345 or email

AMH ‘Exceeded all Expectations’ for Surgical Patient

Tim Croxton of Wood River, Ill., was so pleased by his recent experience at Alton Memorial Hospital that he wrote a letter to AMH expressing his thanks. “I wanted everyone at Alton Memorial Hospital to know how much I appreciated what they did for me and for my family. There was never a time I had a question that someone didn’t have an answer for me and was able to put me at ease.”

Monthly Support Group Helps 'Make Every Breath Count'

Alton Memorial's Respiratory Department has begun a monthly support group for people with breathing problems. The group, free of charge, meets the first Monday of each month. For more information or to register, call 800-392-0936.

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 800.392.0936
General Information: 618.463.7311
Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, Illinois 62002

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