We salute cancer SURVIVORS for their determination to fight cancer. And for displaying resiliency that inspires others!
Advances in early detection and personalized cancer treatment have produced millions of cancer survivors and more people living longer with cancer. For those living with cancer, stay strong and know that you are not alone. There are people and organizations to help you with resources and support during your journey. See pages 15 and 21 of October 2021 digital edition.
October is a great time to schedule annual checkups for breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer and others. Check with your doctor regarding age- and gender-related screenings for you and your family members. Our Health MattersTM continues to support organizations that engage families about the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccinations. Anyone who wants the vaccine can receive it. Children 12 and older are also approved to get vaccinated. Check out vaccination tab on this website for current information.
Check out the new guidelines to see if you qualify for Medicaid insurance. Locate enrollment assisters in the Kansas City area, visit CoverMissouri.org/help or CALL 1-800-466-3213.
Fall has arrived. Continue to wear a mask where mandated and maintain social distance between yourself and others.
Stay safe and health