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Coastal Health & Wellness to offer Crucial Catch – Intercept Cancer event
News Release
Monday, October 01, 2018

Coastal Health & Wellness (CHW) will host its Crucial Catch Day – Intercept Cancer event, thanks to a partnership between the American Cancer Society and The National Football League. The event is an opportunity to provide cancer outreach and education to increase awareness, help the community reduce cancer risk and promote cancer prevention and regular screenings. Mammography screenings will be offered at the event.

The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at CHW, 9850-C Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. Community members are invited to attend the event and learn more about ways to reduce their risks and the potential for screening to prevent cancer or to find it early when it is most treatable. Free family-friendly activities include face painting and tattoos, football toss and health screenings, plus learn more about breast cancer, colorectal cancer and more. There will also be prizes and refreshments.

This event is made possible through a grant from the American Cancer Society, funded by The National Football League. The NFL’s Crucial Catch initiative provides funding to support cancer prevention and early detection activities aimed to reduce the unequal burden of cancer in underserved communities through the American Cancer Society’s Community Health Advocates implementing Nationwide Grants for Empowerment and Equity (CHANGE) program.

WHAT:                  Crucial Catch Day – Intercept Cancer community health event providing the community with free cancer outreach, education and family-friendly activities.

WHEN:                 Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE:               Coastal Health & Wellness

9850-C Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, Texas 77591

409-938-2234 or 281-309-0255

 




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