Learn About Breast Health During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Heritage Medical Equipment and Supplies is offering a daylong series on breast-health topics Friday, Oct. 1, the beginning of its “Color Our Community Pink” campaign. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Heritage Medical Equipment and Supplies’ address is 624 S. Roosevelt Ave., Burlington.

The topics and speakers are:

9 to 11 a.m. - Choose You: An online approach to putting your health first in the fight against cancer  

Kierstan Peck, American Cancer Society

11 a.m. to noon - Moving Forward: Dealing With the emotions of breast cancer

Holly Conlee and Tana Fourdyce, Great River Mental Health

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Why Mammograms?

Jennifer Johnson, Great River Diagnostic Imaging

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Reduce Your Risk with Exercise

Cassie Schill, Great River Center for Rehab and Clinics

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - What You Need to Know about Self-breast Exams  

Erin Haeger, M.D., Great River Women’s Health

Free carnations and refreshments will be available for all customers. For more information, please call (319) 768- 4300.