HOCC First Day

First Day of Health Occupations is August 15th, 2024

Students will report to their classroom site for in-person instruction at their scheduled class time.   See below for links to each class site. Please call the administrative office at 217-258-6283 with any questions.

Bring orientation paperwork, copy of physical, copy of respiratory clearance, copy of immunization record, notebook, pen/pencil, copy of medical and car insurance, and a copy of your social security card to the first day of class.  Students will need to have a personal Gmail account not associated with your school!

Effingham - HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital

Students can meet their teachers, JoEllen Armstrong RN and Christy Shoemaker RN,  outside, in front of the main entrance (where the gift shop is) of St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital- do not enter.   The teachers will show you where to park and show you to the classroom.

Section 1: 7:30-9:15am

Section 2: 9:55-11:40am

Section 3: 1:15-3:00pm

Paris - Horizon Health

Students will meet their instructor, Carol Cline RN, at the loading dock door near the Emergency Room.  Students should park in the parking lot located on the Emergency Room side of the Hospital and park in the white spaces or gravel lot. Students will enter the door at the end of the loading dock that leads into the lower level of the hospital located on the Emergency room side.  Students having trouble locating the classroom may call the teacher at 217-822-9005.

Section 1: 7:30-9:15am

Section 2: 10:15-noon

Section 3: 1:15-3:00pm

Mattoon - Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Students can meet their teachers,  Aleah Clatfelter RN and Joann Curtis RN, outside of the new Education Center-Entrance C at the rear of the hospital where the construction is.  We have a brand new classroom inside the hospital.   Please park in the large parking lot near the back and away from the building.  Look for your teachers in red scrubs!

Section 1: 7:30-9:15am

Section 2: 9:35-11:10am

Section 3: 1:00-2:45pm 

Shelbyville - HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital

Meet your teacher, Kerry Fisher RN, at the Main Entrance/ER Entrance of HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital (Shelbyville  Hospital) on Pine Street (by Subway) and park in the large lot near Pine and Second Street.  Mrs. Fisher will give you further instructions for parking.  

Section 1:  7:30-9:15am

Section 2: 10:40-12:25pm