Monongahela Valley Hospital's Healthy Directions health education and resource center at 6116 Brownsville Road Extension, Suite 107 Finleyville will celebrate the following national health events in March:
- Colorectal, Cancer Awareness Month
During this month, cancer groups, hospital and communities focus attention preventing, treating and curing colorectal cancer. Education is provided to the public and colorectal screenings are encouraged.
For more information please call 724-348-6699.
- Kidney Awareness Month
- During thee Kidney Awareness Month, the National Kidney Foundation urges Americans to get to know two humble, hardworking organs: the kidneys. To help raise awareness and appreciation for all the vital functions the kidneys perform, the National Kidney Foundation encourages Americans to learn more and take steps now to preserve kidney health.
- For more information please call 724-348-6699.
- Anyone interested in this topic are encouraged to stop in for free information.
Healthy Directions offers on-site laboratory services for blood and urine analysis are from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. A doctor's prescription is required for all laboratory tests conducted at Healthy Directions. Blood drawn and urine specimens collected at the Finleyville station will be tested at the Laboratory at Monongahela Valley Hospital and results of the testing will be sent to the physician designated by the patient.
Healthy Directions/Finleyville is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. In addition to special programs and screenings, Healthy Directions features a health education resource library of books, pamphlets, videos, and other information. A referral service also is available, as well as private health education counseling.
Additional information is available by calling 724-348-6699.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 19:26