Archive of: Skin Cancer

  • Pomperaug Health District Offers Skin Cancer Screening & Sun Safety Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    Pomperaug Health District Offers Skin Cancer Screening & Sun Safety Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Pomperaug Health District would like to remind people about the importance of protecting themselves from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. The Pomperaug District Department of Health will sponsor a Skin Cancer Screening on Wednesday, May 17th, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Health District office, which is located at 77 Main Street North, Suite 205 in Southbury. This program is free. The skin cancer screening is meant for people who are not under the care of a dermatologist or who have not had their skin examined. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Pomperaug Health District at 203-264-9616, extension 0.

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  • Pomperaug Health District Offers Skin Cancer Screening & Sun Safety Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    Pomperaug Health District Offers Skin Cancer Screening & Sun Safety Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Pomperaug Health District would like to remind people about the importance of protecting themselves from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. People can also be exposed to UV rays from other sources such as tanning beds. Overexposure to UV rays can increase the risk of getting skin cancer. One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Early detection of skin cancer is critical for a good outcome. The Pomperaug District Department of Health will sponsor a Skin Cancer Screening on Wednesday, May 25th, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Health District office, which is located at 77 Main Street North, Suite 205 in Southbury. This program is free. The skin cancer screening is meant for people who are not under the care of a dermatologist or who have not had their skin examined. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Pomperaug Health District at 203-264-9616, extension 0.

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  • Skin Cancer Screening at the Pomperaug Health District

    Skin Cancer Screening at the Pomperaug Health District

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health will sponsor a Skin Cancer Screening on Thursday, July 9th, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Health District office, which is located at Playhouse Corner, 77 Main Street North, Suite 205 in Southbury. This program is offered at no cost and is meant for adults who are currently not under the care of a dermatologist. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Pomperaug Health District at 264-9616, ext. 0.

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