Women’s Health Day

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On Wednesday, May 23rd, Roots Community Health Center hosted Women’s Health Day in partnership with Sutter Health, Lifesaving Images, Breast Cancer Partner, and Lava Mae to offer lifesaving screenings to our community members. This event was an extension of Roots’ ongoing “Welcome Wednesday” events with a focus on female-centered services. Women were provided with free showers, mammograms, pap smears, manicures, …

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Fibroid Awareness

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Roots Community Health Center will increase community awareness through informational social media posts and a fact sheet that will be presented to all female patients. African American women suffer from a higher prevalence of fibroids. It is estimated that by the age of fifty 90% have fibroids. Members of the community are encouraged to join the conversation regarding symptoms, diagnosis …

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