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

April 13, 2024

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!      

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Parkinson's Community Sing-Along

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To register or for more information, contact program director, Mary Martha Stewart, at 757-220-4751, ext. 1 or [email protected].

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Virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes

Riverside is proud to offer virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes. Mom-to-be and her partner or support person can explore the many choices available to make their birth experience personal and positive.

This course includes comprehensive information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, as well as relaxation and breathing techniques, all from the safety of your home.

Registration is required. Click on the yellow Register Now button to the right to register. Please provide your email address.

As the date for the new session approaches, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join virtually. This program is a series of four classes offered on consecutive Monday evenings for two hours from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The June series dates are 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 and 6/24.

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