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Mar
30
Sat
2024
FamHealth at Community Egg Hunt -Wise Virginia @ Lawn by the Lake at UVA Wise
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Support UVA Wise Kinesiology and Coeburn Middle School students as they showcase their tobacco prevention projects at the Community Egg Hunt.

March 30th, 2024  12-2pm at Lawn by the Lake, UVA Wise. Free entry, win prizes and more!

Community Egg Hunt

Apr
11
Thu
2024
Eliminate Tobacco Use Virginia Summit 2024 @ Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

The Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative convenes an annual summit addressing the key areas of policy, prevention/education and cessation. The Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit creates a collaborative environment for institutions of higher education, along with key stakeholders at the state and national level to share best practices and increase their network and community of support.

The Virginia Summit will be held in person at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA 23228).

FamHealth Gallery Walk @ University of Virginia at Wise
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Annual End-of-Year Gallery Walk

    • Date and Time: Thursday, April 11th, from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    • Location: Greear Gym, University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 1 College Ave, Wise, VA 24293
    • Details: Over the course of the FamHealth Project, the students have refined their messages to resonate with six target groups. Using engaging videos, they will depict common scenarios students and community members face, providing practical guidance in navigating these challenges. (See Flyer for more details)

gallery walk

Apr
17
Wed
2024
Danville City Health Fair
Apr 17 @ 7:15 am – 2:00 pm

The City of Danville would like to invite you to be a part of our Employee Health, Wellness and Resource Fair on Thursday, April 17, 2024 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Community Market on Craghead Street.

 The goals of the Health, Wellness, and Resource Fair include educating City employees and retirees on how to live healthier lifestyles, increasing their awareness of health-related services available to them in our community, helping them plan for retirement, and providing them with resources in the area available to them.

A OCOE team member will be in attendance to provide cancer-related educational resources.

 

May
8
Wed
2024
Skin Cancer Screening Landscape Webinar
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us to learn about the latest skin cancer screening information including guidelines, best practices, issues, and policies with a focus on interventions that can reduce barriers to cancer screening. This webinar will be presented by Mark Russell, MD. Dr. Russell is a Professor of Dermatology, Otolaryngology, and Pathology and Director of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at UVA. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live webinar for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. This webinar is the last webinar of our 2024 Cancer Screening Landscape webinar series.

Skin Webinar- Cancer Screening Landscape

Skin cancer screening webinar

 

 

May
11
Sat
2024
UVA Skin Screening Day @ UVA Dermatology
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Get a free skin cancer screening by a UVA Health dermatologist and learn how to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer.
You should get screened if you:
– Are frequently exposed to the sun and UV light
– Have a family history of skin cancer
– Have a mole that has changed in shape, color or size or a sore that won’t heal
To sign up, call 855.977.3756 and mention the free screening.
Parking is always free for patients in the 11th Street Garage.
You can also bring a baseball cap or visor to exchange for a new sun hat, while supplies last!
Learn more about skin cancer treatment at UVA Health: https://bit.ly/3TZqUci
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Hágase una prueba de detección de cáncer de piel gratuita con un dermatólogo de UVA Health y aprenda a protegerse a sí mismo y a su familia del cáncer de piel.
Debería hacerse una prueba de detección sí:
– Se expone con frecuencia al sol y a los rayos UV
– Tiene antecedentes familiares de cáncer de piel
– Tiene un lunar que ha cambiado de forma, color o tamaño o una llaga que no se cura
Para inscribirse, llame al 855.977.3756 y mencione el examen gratuito.
Contamos con estacionamiento gratuito para los pacientes en el garaje de 11th Street.
Traiga una gorra de béisbol o una visera para cambiarla por un nuevo sombrero para el sol, hasta agotar las reservas de sombreros.
Aprenda más acerca del tratamiento del cáncer de piel en UVA Health: https://bit.ly/3TZqUci
May
30
Thu
2024
SWVA Cancer Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting @ Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The next quarterly SWVA CAB Meeting is Thursday, May 30th, 10 am -2 pm at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Room 222
This in-person meeting will provide a virtual option.  A lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

More details to come.

Jun
4
Tue
2024
Abundant Life Event @ 782 Prospect Ave
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm

Community outreach event providing cancer screening navigation services and spreading general cancer screening awareness.

 The purpose of these bi-weekly (every two weeks) events is to advance community engagement and health equity for all. At Fifeville Health Station, residents can receive free blood-pressure and blood-sugar checkups, get help accessing their cancer screenings, as well as take home fresh produce via a pay-what-you-can farm stand.

Location: 782 Prospect Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Jun
11
Tue
2024
Dan River Region Cancer Task Force Meeting
Jun 11 all-day

Kickoff for the Dan River Region Cancer Task Force Meeting. Re-establishing the focus of the task force and future mission.

Stay in the Game Kickoff
Jun 11 all-day

Stay in the Game Danville Kickoff promoting prostate cancer screening and prevention