Prostate Cancer Early Detection Event

April 27, 2024

Riverside Cancer Network is partnering with Charlie Hill of the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum to host a FREE Community Prostate Cancer Education and Early Detection event.

Join us on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at First Gravel Hill Baptist Church. The event will include Prostate Cancer awareness & education, FREE PSA tests & DRE exams, health and wellness resource tables and more!

Registration is encouraged, therefore please call 1-800-520-7006 to register. For more information, email us at [email protected]

This event is FREE TO ALL! We look forward to seeing you!

 

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In-Person Breastfeeding Course

Breastfeeding is natural, but there are skills to be learned that can help promote successful breastfeeding. In this two-hour in-person class, our lactation consultant will help familiarize expectant parents with the knowledge and skills they need to get breastfeeding off to a great start.
 
Attendance is limited to the expectant mother and 1 additional person, therefore ONLY the expectant mother needs to register for this class. Registration will close once we have reached capacity.
 
Registration is required. Click the yellow "Register Now" button to the right to register for the class. Please be sure to provide your email address.
 
As the class date approaches, you will receive an email from the instructor with additional information about the class. Your instructor will meet you in the Tower Lobby to take you to the classroom.
 
Our in-person breastfeeding classes are being offered on one Saturday morning each month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
 
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Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA, 23601

Women's Health

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Health Equity: Let's Get to the Bottom of Cancer

Join us for our 2024 Health Equity Panel, Let's Get to the Bottom of Cancer on Saturday, April 13, 2024!

“Let’s Get to the Bottom of Cancer” is a community centered experience featuring facts, fun and a focus on colorectal health. Everyone is welcome to join us to learn about colon cancer prevention, including opportunities for screenings and expert knowledge. Attendees can take advantage of the Health Fair for Colorectal Cancer Awareness, including music, prizes, cooking demonstrations and food as well as a health equity panel of experts. Participants may also take advantage of opportunities for a free colon cancer screening.

This event is presented by Riverside Health System, Regional Cancer Disparities Collaborative (RCDC) and Sentara in partnership with the ACS, Bon Secours, Center for Public Health at NSU, Celebrate Healthcare, EVMS, Hampton University, Hitting Cancer Below the Belt and VCU Massey.

To register, click on the yellow Register Now button to the right and complete the form or call 800-520-7006. Same day registration will be available.

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.? And, early detection through screening can significantly improve your chances of survival. To learn more about colon cancer and the importance of screenings before you join us by visiting the Colorectal Cancer Alliance or American Cancer Society.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about colon cancer prevention and improve your overall health. We look forward to you joining us at this great event!      

Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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10510 Jefferson Avenue
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In-Person Expectant Parent Tours

Riverside is proud to offer in-person Expectant Parent Tours one Tuesday evening and one Saturday morning each month. During the tour, parents-to-be can preview the birthing suites and postpartum rooms in our Women and Infant Care Unit at Riverside Regional Medical Center. On the tour, you will have the opportunity to have your questions answered regarding having your baby at Riverside.
 
Attendance is limited to the expectant mother and 1 additional person, therefore ONLY the expectant mother needs to register for this tour. Registration will close once we have reached capacity.
 
Registration is required. Click the yellow "Register Now" button to the right to register for the tour. Please be sure to provide your email address. As the tour appointment approaches, you will receive an email with instructions for the tour.  
 
In-person tours are given on one Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on one Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. each month.
 
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Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

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500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
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