Whitfield County Health Dept in the Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Whitfield Co Health Dept Wears Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness-sm

Pink symbolizes breast cancer awareness and Whitfield County Health Department employees are wearing their pink to remind residents that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of a lifetime, but as of 2016, there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in this country. Breast cancer awareness and early diagnosis are key to breast cancer prevention and survival! Contact the Whitfield County Health Department at (706) 281-2259 for a check-up and mammogram referral and to receive breast cancer prevention and awareness information. Learn more about cancer and its prevention at www.cdc.gov/cancer.

Health Dept Staff of Pickens Poses in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

PicStaffWearPink-BreastCancerAwareness-smStaff of the Pickens County Health Department poses in pink to remind residents that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, except lung cancer. But, currently, there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in this country. . . Early diagnosis is key! Contact the Pickens County Health Department at (706) 253-2821 for a check-up and mammogram referral and to receive breast cancer prevention and awareness information. Learn more about cancer and its prevention at www.cdc.gov/cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Murray County Health Dept Oct 26!

Breast Cancer Awareness 2016 Chatsworth Mayor proclamation pic-smBreast Cancer Awareness Day is Wednesday, October 26 at the Murray County Health Department. Free breast exams will be offered from 7:30 AM to 11 AM and from 1 PM to 3:30 PM. No appointment is necessary! Breast cancer prevention education will also be available. *Chatsworth Mayor Tyson Haynes has declared October to be Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month and is urging all Chatsworth residents and residents of Murray County to save a life and get checked. Find out more about how you can prevent breast cancer for yourself or for someone you love at the Breast Cancer Awareness Day event at Murray County Health Department on Old Dalton-Ellijay Road in Chatsworth. Call (706) 695-4585 for details. For more information about breast cancer and the prevention of this and other types of cancer, log onto www.cdc.gov/cancer.

MCHD Staff wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016-sm

Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic Rolls into Chatsworth

Fast, Safe, Convenient – Oct 11!

 

Mur-Drive-by-2016-Flyer-8.5x11-smThe Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic is rolling into Chatsworth, and all you’ll need to do is roll in, roll up a sleeve and get the shot that will protect you all flu season. The Murray County Health Department and community partners will conduct their annual Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, October 11th from 8 am to 6 pm at the Murray County Parks and Recreation Department while practicing local emergency Point of Dispensing operations. 4-in-1 Quadrivalent Flu Shots will be $25 and Fluzone High Dose Flu Shots for people 65 and older will be $58. Cash, checks, Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and United Healthcare Insurance will be accepted. The CDC recommends getting a flu shot each year. The fastest, most convenient way to get that shot is at the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic in Chatsworth! The Murray County Parks and Recreation Department is at 651 Hyden Tyler Road in Chatsworth, GA. Call (706) 695-4585 for more information. 

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