Mt. Shasta, CA. - October 14, 2019 - Think Pink Day is coming to Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta! Nor-Cal Think Pink is a community effort to promote breast cancer awareness in Shasta and Tehama County and now in Siskiyou County. In order to spread awareness and the importance of early detection Mercy Community Clinic in Mt. Shasta is offering FREE breast screenings on October 17th. Early detection is the best defense against breast cancer, when caught and treated early breast cancer has a 98% cure rate. Appointments are required, to schedule an appointment call (530) 926-7131.
Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta will also be taking part in the 23rd Annual Think Pink Bag Event on October 17th. It’s a day filled with activities across Northern California to raise awareness of the importance of early detection. We will be handing out Think Pink bags from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the main hospital entrance. The bags include Dignity Health Think Pink kits and other educational materials to help remember the importance of early detection.
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About Dignity Health North State
Mercy Medical Center Redding, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta are Dignity Health North State hospitals sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn. The hospitals are passionate about patient care, committed to community outreach, advocates for the underserved, and dedicated to delivering quality, affordable health services to those in need. In 2018, the Dignity Health North State Hospitals cared for more than 90,000 people and provided more than $21 million in community benefit to the region we serve. The hospitals also offer a broad array of outpatient services and the senior services of Connected Living. Visit www.mercy.org to learn more.