march, 2020

sat21mar2:00 PM3:00 PMEvent OverCancelledWildflower Healthcare Educational Series: Colorectal Cancer Prevention2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Branch

Event Details

Registration Required. Did you know that colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer in the United States, and yet it is one of the most preventable? Colorectal cancer can not only be detected, but prevented through regular screening. It’s estimated that more than 50,000 people will die from colorectal cancer this year. Over half of those lives could have been saved through routine screening, yet one in three adults has never had it done. That’s over 23 million Americans. Please join us for this interactive program to learn more about colorectal cancer, including the risk factors, lifestyle factors that could decrease your risk, signs and symptoms, and how regular screening can not only detect, but halt the progression of colorectal cancer. For questions, please call the Main Library at 904.827.6940.

The presenter is Robin Gren, a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator. She has served as a health educator and healthy living coach for the past twenty-five years. Robin is currently the Outreach Coordinator for Wildflower Healthcare. As part of our Healthcare Series, Robin will provide education on a different health-related topic each month. Please join us for a fun and interactive program, designed to help you better understand how to keep yourself and your family healthy.

For more than 24 years, Wildflower Healthcare has been changing lives in St. Johns County by providing free medical and dental services to those who would go without. Every day they offer such crucial care as diagnostics, women’s health, cardiology, primary care, audiology, dermatology and mental health, as well as dental exams, hygiene, extractions, and fillings to St. Johns County residents who are 18 years or older and meet federal income guidelines. For information about the clinic and services call 904.829.1962 or visit www.wildflowerhealthcare.org.

Time

(Saturday) 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

Main Branch

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