Mercy Offers Free Breast Care Education Events in Recognition of Minority Health Month

Apr 09, 2013

Mercy Offers Free Breast Care Education Events in Recognition of Minority Health Month

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

 

Canton, OH: In recognition of Minority Health Month, Mercy Breast Care Center is offering Think Pink! Be the Cure, a free luncheon and breast health education event. Mercy Breast Care Center healthcare professionals will discuss breast cancer risk factors, the importance of mammograms and breast exams and lifestyle behaviors for healthy living. Guests will also receive free t-shirts, gift bags and an opportunity to win door prizes.
 
Think Pink! Be the Cure is funded by a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and will be held on:
 
Saturday, April 13
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square
1459 Superior Ave., N.E., Canton
 
Wednesday, April 17
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Peoples Baptist Church
701 17th St., S.E., Canton
 
Saturday, April 27
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sherrick Road Church of God
1121 Sherrick Road, S.E., Canton
 
Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 800-223-8662.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
   

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