San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

To recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Associates held a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Wednesday, October 16.

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Dozens of Associates joined together, clad in pink, to walk down Wilson Street to Apex Avenue to Ramsey Street and back to Highland Springs Avenue, in support of those who are or have battled breast cancer.

The SGMH Wellness Committee, which sponsored the event, had many pink items for sale at the Women’s Center Lobby the day of the walk.

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Several different SGMH departments will continue to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout the month of October. The Digital Imaging Department is offering low-cost Mammograms throughout October. Mammograms are $60 and include a free gift.

To be eligible, women must be at least 40 years of age, have no breast abnormalities (including cancer, implants, or silicone injections), and not be pregnant or breast-feeding.

To make an appointment for a low-cost Mammogram, please call 951-769-2142.

At San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, our mission is to provide safe, high quality, personalized healthcare services. A 71-bed facility located in the San Gorgonio Pass, we were established in 1951 as a living memorial to our country’s World War I and II Veterans. Now in our 62nd year, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital provides excellent care for our community as we continue to grow along with the Pass region.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital is supported in part by the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the Hospital, and by the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Hospital’s volunteer organization. The Auxiliary runs the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, at 3453 West Ramsey Street in Banning.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital is located at 600 North Highland Springs Avenue in Banning. For more information about the hospital and its services, call 951-845-1121 or visit http://www.sgmh.org.

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