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september, 2016

17sep4:00 pm12:00 pmRelay for Life and Valor Health Cancer Awareness FairRelay for Life and Valor Health Cancer Awareness Fair 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm Emmett City Park, 400 E Main St; Emmett, Idaho 83617

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Event Details

The Valor Health Cancer Awareness Fair will help individuals:

  • Assist individuals in receiving financial assistance for mammograms
  • Learn about preventative cancer screenings: Colonoscopy
  • Recognize the benefits of exercise and good nutrition
  • See the harmful effects of tobacco on the body
  • Participate in healthy activities

Valor Health is committed to improving the health of individuals in Gem County. Relay for Life sponsor, Valor Health, will be holding a Cancer Awareness Fair during the Relay for Life event on Saturday, September 17th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Valor Health Super Hero Employees and Captain Valor will be available to answer questions and share information regarding nutrition and wellness, cancer screening, tobacco awareness, family-friendly games and more!

Take a walk through the colossal, giant inflatable colon to see what healthy and unhealthy tissues look like.The Emmett Police Department will also be sharing community safety tips, and will highlight the syringe disposal and medication drop off programs.

Booths:

  • Health through Nutrition and Exercise- learn how important your personal health is
  • Breast Cancer Prevention- Learn how to find resources to assist in the cost of mammograms
  • Colon and Prostate Cancer Awareness – Get a free take home screening test, learn how to prevent colon and prostate cancer
  • Tobacco and Vaping Awareness- See for yourself the damage that
  • Community Health and Safety – See the syringe and medication collection programs designed to keep our streets safeActivities:
  • Walk thru the giant colossal colon and see what happens inside
  • Photo area for super heroes
  • See what real lungs look like, learn the dangers of tobacco, vaping and smoking to your body

Valor Health will The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save lives.

Time

(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Location

Emmett City Park

400 E Main St; Emmett, Idaho 83617

Organizer

Valor HealthCommunity Health Relations Department 1202 E. Locust St., Emmett, ID 83617

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