Manatee, FL – February 2022: In observance of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, We Care Manatee, Inc. is partnering with Manatee Memorial Hospital to present a Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Event on Tuesday March 8, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm. The event will be held in the Main Lobby of Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Anyone over the age of 45 is qualified to receive a FREE colorectal cancer screening kit to use in the privacy of their own home. Specimen must be returned to MMH by March 31st to complete the screening. There will be no cost to the patient.
Local colorectal surgeons, oncologists, gastroenterologists, primary care physicians and their staff will be on site to discuss colorectal cancers and other care needs. Community organizations such as We Care Manatee, Inc. will also be on site to provide information on free and reduced cost options for those patients without insurance.
About We Care Manatee
We Care Manatee facilitates free medical care to low-income uninsured residents of Manatee County with the support of more than 70 Manatee County medical specialists, who generously donate their time to serve Manatee County residents. We Care Manatee is supported by Manatee County Government, Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Manatee Community Foundation, the Florida Foundation of Free and Charitable Clinics, and many generous donors. For information contact visit our https://www.wecaremanatee.org/