In honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will distribute free colorectal cancer screening kits to adults age 50 and greater from March 21 to 25.
Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is one of the most preventable diseases, yet it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.
The colorectal cancer screening kits will be available March 21 to March 25, at the locations listed:
Henry Mayo: Hospital Information desk in the main lobby; 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Valencia: Henry Mayo Outpatient Lab, 23929 McBean Parkway, Suite 107; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
Valencia: Henry Mayo Outpatient Lab, 25775 McBean Parkway, Suite 102; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.
Valencia: Henry Mayo Outpatient Lab, Tourney Medical Plaza Building, 27420 Tourney Road, Suite 140; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.
Canyon Country: Henry Mayo Outpatient Lab, 27141 Hidaway Avenue, Suite 202; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
Newhall: Henry Mayo Outpatient Lab, 23928 Lyons Avenue, Suite 104; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
Newhall: Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market Street; 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
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Anyone interested in participating can pick up a free screening kit at one of the above locations, carefully read all instructions, complete the test at home, and return it to Henry Mayo’s Information Desk for laboratory processing by April 8. Complete instructions will be included with the screening kit.
For more information, please call (661) 253-8408.
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