National Dress in Blue Day is Friday, March 1
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
KentuckyOne Health is celebrating national "Dress in Blue" day on Friday, March 1. Employees are encouraged to wear their best blue to show their support for Colorectal Cancer Awareness and to encourage screenings.
Show Us Your Blue!
Post your Dress in Blue Day pictures to our new KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region social media sites to show your support for colorectal cancer awareness.
3 Things to Know
1. All Kentuckians age 50 and older should get regular colon cancer checks.*
2. Early colon cancer may have no symptoms.
3. 9 out of 10 colon cancers may be prevented or cured with regular checks.
*African Americans should begin screening at the age of 45. People with personal or family history of colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, or who are experiencing symptoms are considered "high risk" and should begin screening before age 50.