The United States Congress has named January as Cervical Health Awareness Month and Senator Boudreaux stands in support of all efforts to increase awareness and prevention of cervical health conditions. As with most health complications, early detection is key to regaining control over one’s health and leading a happy life. Provided below are resources available to ensuring HPV, Cervical Cancer, and other cervical diseases do not negatively affect your life.
1. Cervical Health Symposium
The University Hospital & Clinics Cancer Committee will be hosting a free Cervical Health Symposium on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. A free lunch will be provided where guest speakers will discuss topics of importance in maintaining cervical health and prevention of critical diseases. You are invited and encouraged to attend!
2. Free Breast and Cervical Screenings
The partners of the Acadiana Breast and Cervical Coalition are offering free screenings to those who qualify. Calling Mrs. Louise Batiste, MHA of the University Hospitals & Clinics at 337-261-8553 would be the first step in finding out how you can receive this life-saving preventative care.
3. Inform Yourself!
Below are a few resources you may find useful in educating yourself and others on the issues of cervical health.
We hope these resources are useful in keeping the citizens of our community healthy and happy.