MASON CITY, IA – The Mercy Cancer Center is encouraging people to get tested for colorectal cancer.
They will help give out free colorecal screening kits to raise awareness.
You can pick up a test kit May 21 – May 23.
They’ll be available at various locations throughout north Iowa.
Here is a complete list with locations & times:
Dates: May 21 – 23
Time/Location: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, East Campus
Main Entrance, 1000 4th Street SW, Mason City
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mercy Home Therapy Shoppe
1501 4th Street SW, Mason City
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
100 S. Federal Avenue, Mason City
For more information about colorectal screenings, call Mercy Cancer Center and speak to the Cancer Case Manager, Dawn Theilen at 1-800-433-3883 ext. 86029 or 641-428-6029.
Other North Iowa Distribution Sites
Within Mercy Health Network – North Iowa, the free kits will be available from May 21 – 23 at the following locations and times:
- Britt – Wellness Center, Hancock County Health System, 532 1st Street NW, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Hampton – Franklin General Hospital, Hospital Reception, 1720 Central Avenue East, during normal business hours.
- On May 22 only: Algona – Kossuth Regional Health Center’s Lobby, 1515 South Phillips Street, Algona, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.