Category Archives: Floyd Memorial Foundation

May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed during the month of May, is a time to raise awareness of skin cancers, encourage prevention and early detection through self-exams. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, on average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. In 2015, it is estimated that 9,940 deaths will be attributed [...]

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Floyd Memorial Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month in May with a special Stroke Awareness Day on May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm in Floyd Memorial Hospital’s main lobby. Blood pressure screenings, risk and prevention information, support services and giveaways will be available. Registration is not required. [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Colon Cancer Prevention Seminar and Cooking Demonstration March 10

Floyd Memorial will host a free Scope it Out colon cancer prevention seminar and cooking demonstration on Tuesday, March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. The seminar will focus on how you can follow simple strategies to prevent colon cancer. Floyd Memorial general surgeon, Douglas Berg, MD, [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Joint Pain Seminar December 4

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Joint Pain Seminar on Thursday, December 4 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center in New Albany. This is a perfect opportunity for those who are having trouble with daily activities due to pain in the knees or hips to learn about advanced [...]

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Floyd Memorial Celebrates World Stroke Day October 29

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating World Stroke Day on Wednesday, October 29. According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the U.S. A stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, sex [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Foot Screening and Fair November 8 During National Diabetes Awareness Month

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness and Wound Care month, Floyd Memorial is offering a free Foot Fair and Screening on Saturday, November 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center. Receive a free foot screening and education on keeping your feet and eyes healthy. The goal of the foot [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Osteoporosis and Spinal Compression Fractures Seminar November 6

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Osteoporosis and Spinal Compression Fractures Seminar on Thursday, November 6 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Paris Health Education Center. Many aging adults, especially women, develop osteoporosis and, as a result, spinal compression fractures are created from the weakened bones of the spine, which can be very painful. [...]

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Free Bone and Joint Pain Seminar August 28

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Bone and Joint Pain Seminar on Thursday, August 28 from 6 to 7 pm at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. This is a perfect opportunity for those who are having trouble with daily activities due to pain in the knees or hips to learn about advanced treatments [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Surgical Weightloss Seminar August 20

Floyd Memorial will offer a free surgical weightloss seminar on Wednesday, August 20, from 6 to 7 pm at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. A board certified general surgeon will discuss gastric banding and gastric sleeve surgery and the services and support provided by the Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center. Find out if [...]

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Floyd Memorial Performing Free Health Screenings at the Floyd County YMCA June 16

Floyd Memorial is offering free health screenings at the Floyd County YMCA on Monday, June 16 from 9 to 11 am. If you suffer from diabetes and are at high risk for developing foot conditions, are worried that you may have osteoporosis, have questions about an injury, neck or lower back pain or have trouble [...]

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