Breast Cancer Awareness Scheduled

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Mark October 5th on your calendar. It’s time for Posh, Pink & Pedicures at the Health Unit. This breast cancer awareness event is sponsored by the MLK Health Center and Pharmacy’s HEART Program.

The Red River Parish Health Unit conducts the program each year during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on Friday, October 5th. This year the MLK Health H.E.A.R.T. team has teamed up with the Red River Parish Public Health Unit for a women’s health event honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The H.E.A.R.T. team will provide free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol.

Join Red River Parish P.H.U. and H.E.A.R.T. for an afternoon of education and awareness on women’s health. Free food and door prizes will be available. Free pink pedicures will be available too!

The Martin Luther King Health Center is a private, non-profit health care center and pharmacy serving the residents of Northwest Louisiana. The MLK Health Center was founded in 1986 and is the oldest free clinic and pharmacy in Louisiana.

H.E.A.R.T. stands for Health Education Awareness Response Team. They have been providing health screenings and nutritional information to residents of Red River Parish for the past year. Get more information by calling the MLK Health Center at 318-227-2912.

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