National Women’s Health Week is May 8 – 14, 2016 and is a time to increase awareness about different women’s health issues. In recognition of this week, the Health Department is sponsoring “It’s Your Time: a Women’s Health Lunch & Learn” on Friday, May 13, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Government Complex Commons Area. The speaker for the session will be Dr. Michelle Langaker of Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine. She will provide an informative presentation on different aspects of women’s health. This event is free, but registration is required. To register, call (910) 814-6298. The registration deadline is May 9, 2016 seating is limited.
Harnett County Health Department will sponsor the “Don’t Miss a Beat: Control High Blood Pressure” lunch and learn. An informative presentation on high blood pressure will be provided by Dr. Ben Walker with NC Heart and Vascular on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 11:45am-1:00pm at the Governmental Complex Commons Area located at 309 W Cornelius Harnett Blvd in Lillington. This is a free program, however registration is required. To register, call 910-814-6196. The registration deadline is Thursday, May 19, 2016. For more information, click on the title.
Mammography screening remains the best available method to detect breast cancer early. The Health Department provides mobile mammography screenings in partnership with Rex Mobile Mammography. Screenings will be held on May 25, and again on June 22, 2016. Pre-registration is required. For an application see the Downloads Box or call 910-814-6197 or 910-893-7550.
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