Free Prevention and Early Detection of Colon Cancer Program to be hosted at Champaign County Health on Tuesday, March 28th 6-7 PM

Colon cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable … but it’s still the third most common cancer diagnosis and second leading cause of cancer death for men and women.

A free community education event on “Prevention and Early Detection of Colon Cancer” will be held Tuesday, March 28, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Champaign County Community Center Auditorium, 1512 South US Highway 68, Urbana, Ohio. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Local Gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Gabbard will present valuable health information about colon cancer, screening recommendations, the colonoscopy procedure and more. There will be a Q&A session and one-on-one discussion will be available.

The event is offered by Champaign Health District, Springfield Regional Cancer Center and Springfield Regional Outpatient Center. A light meal will be provided. Please RSVP for this free presentation by March 24 at 937-523-8617.

Champaign Health District Launches Newborn Home Visiting Program

The Champaign Health District is happy to announce the launch of the Newborn Home Visiting Program! This program is open to all residents of Champaign County that have a new baby under 6 weeks old. One of our nurses will come to your home, check on you and your new little one, and bring you both a welcome home gift from us and some of our sponsors.

Please contact us at 937-484-1671 or if you would like to schedule a visit.

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A.L.I.C.E. Training




ALICE — an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate — is based on the premise that information, authorization and proactive training are the key to surviving an active shooter incident. –

Surviving an Active Shooter

Training by Champaign County Sheriff’s Office

April 22, 2017

8:00 AM TO 12:00


1512 S. U.S. HIGHWAY 68