Methodist Hospital’s Presents Preventing Cervical Cancer Starts with the HPV Vaccine - June 14, 2018

What: Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will educate women on the prevention of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine at Healthy Night Out with the Girls. The HPV vaccine can help reduce the risk of developing cervical and other cancers.  She will talk about the importance of getting the vaccine, who should get it, when they should get it and more.  Screenings and spa services will begin at 4:00 p.m. and include chair massages, mini express manicures/hand massages, bone density screenings, personal trainer consultations, and bra fittings by a certified bra fitter.  Makeup consultations will be provided by A Makeup Eraser representative who will demonstrate an amazing new product.  A raffle will be held after the physician presentation.

Who: This event is open to all women. 

When: The event will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Screenings and spa services begin at 4:00 p.m. Seminar begins 5:30 p.m.

Where: Southlake Campus, Pavilion A, Breast Care Center, 101 E. 87th Ave., Second floor, Merrillville

About Methodist Hospitals: Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years.  Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, Orthopedics & Spine services, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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