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March is Colon Cancer Awareness month. Schedule your screening\colonoscopy and receive a free gift! Call 402 443-1455.

These foods all increase inflammation in your body, and the inflammation they cause is associated with a higher chance of developing colon cancer, according to pooled data from two major health studies. If you remember this toy, it's time to discuss screenings.

Mark you calendar and call 402 443-1455 to schedule your colonoscopy. We can answer any questions you have. Or, see more information about our specialist at https://saundersmedicalcenter.com/specialties/surgeons/surgeon-directory/colonoscopies.html

Calling all of Saunders County (especially Colon, Nebraska!) to wear blue tomorrow: Friday, March 16 to raise awareness of Saunders County's numbers. Let's get the screening. Colon cancer is "soooo preventable." Ashland, Nebraska | Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska | Ceresco, Nebraska | Colon, Nebraska |Ithaca, Nebraska | Leshara, Nebraska | Malmo, Nebraska | Mead, Nebraska | Memphis, Nebraska | Morse Bluff, Nebraska | Prague, Nebraska | Valparaiso, Nebraska | Wahoo, Nebraska | Weston, Nebraska | Yutan, Nebraska

Wear BLUE March 16 to raise awareness of colon cancer in Saunders County Nebraska.

Currently, people at average risk of colon cancer are told to start screening for the disease at age 50. But a new study raises the question of whether earlier screening could be better.

Steps to Apply | Eligibility Requirements | Scholarship Details

Here's why we wear blue: March is Colon Cancer Awareness month. Let's change our numbers Saunders County and get our screenings. Colon Cancer is highly preventable/treatable. Call to schedule your screening today at 402 443-1455.

Let's change our numbers Saunders County and get our screenings. Colon Cancer is highly preventable/treatable. Call to schedule your screening today at 402 443-1455.

See the video of the fun had by all who entered and voted at the Ugly Sweater Contest. Residents of the nursing home —Saunders Medical Center's Long Term Care lead the voting for the best one! Dancing, lighting and noise-making sweaters brought smiles to all. The event ended with a parade walk though the rest of the facility to see the hospital and office staff and the Christmas decorations in the lobby.

Save the date for our Family Open House: Sunday, Dec. 17 2-4 pm.

Come meet our team, learn about the complete therapy services offered and walk through our NEWLY REMODELED & EXPANDED patient areas!

Night of Lights for MS Research Itinerary | Friday, December 8, 2017
5:00 p.m. depart Saunders Medical Center
5:30 p.m. hors d’oeuvres & spirited beverages at
Jack and Mary’s, Miracle Hills Plaza
655 N. 114th Street, Omaha
6:30 p.m. begin lights tour
Contact Candi Johnston at 402.443.1427 or email at WeCare@smcne.com
for more information and to purchase tickets. Or register online!
$30 Per Person
$50 Per Couple
Raffles & Prizes!
All proceeds go to benefit multiple sclerosis research at SMC
Mary Filipi, Ph.D., APRN
MS Certified Specialist | International Speaker | Medical Researcher

Event Sponsored by Biogen | Saunders Medical Center | Sanofi Genzyme

Night of Lights for MS Research Itinerary | Friday, December 8, 2017
5:00 p.m. depart Saunders Medical Center
5:30 p.m. hors d’oeuvres & spirited beverages at
Jack and Mary’s, Miracle Hills Plaza
655 N. 114th Street, Omaha
6:30 p.m. begin lights tour
Contact Candi Johnston at 402.443.1427 or email at WeCare@smcne.com
for more information and to purchase tickets. Or register online!
$30 Per Person
$50 Per Couple
Raffles & Prizes!
All proceeds go to benefit multiple sclerosis research at SMC
Mary Filipi, Ph.D., APRN
MS Certified Specialist | International Speaker | Medical Researcher

Event Sponsored by Biogen | Saunders Medical Center | Sanofi Genzyme

When your child is sick, antibiotics may not be the answer. Work with your child's doctor or nurse at SMC to learn how you can help your child feel better. Be Well.

Nationally known speaker coming to SMC!
Nationally known speaker coming to SMC!

Nationally known speaker Joyce Simard will be speaking and providing training on a variety of subjects, including hospice care, bereavement, comfort care, and activity for people with all stages of dementia.
Continuously improving the quality of life for our residents, we want to increase family involvement and create many positive outcomes by implementing Namaste Care at Saunders Medical Center. Joyce’s passion for our seniors will help us to lovingly provide care for those facing advanced dementia.
Read more at http://www.namastecare.com/

Wishing you a Healthy & Happy Halloween!
The Ultimate One-Stop Trick or Treating Event!

BOO IN WAHOO is sponsored by: Wahoo Chamber of Commerce & Saunders Medical Center

• FREE Admission! Every child will receive a treat bag.
• Costume Contest Ages 0-12
• Trick or Treat at 30+ Participating Partners
• Grab & Go Sack Lunches provided by Saunders Health Services Foundation
• SMC Long Term Care residents will also be handing out treats!

See you on Halloween • October 31 3:30-6 p.m. at Saunders Medical Center

Nationally known speaker Joyce Simard will be speaking and providing training on a variety of subjects, including hospice care, bereavement, comfort care, and activity for people with all stages of dementia.
Continuously improving the quality of life for our residents, we want to increase family involvement and create many positive outcomes by implementing Namaste Care at Saunders Medical Center. Joyce’s passion for our seniors will help us to lovingly provide care for those facing advanced dementia.
Read more at http://www.namastecare.com/

Come join our nursing home residents for some fun during the month of October! Click to see our latest newsletter and calendar of events.

Lots of great free screenings to check your health are being offered! There are also reduced price optional screenings. Over 40 vendors. FREE LUNCH provided! Click for more details.

Join us Thursday, August 31 Noon-1pm at Union Bank Community Room in Wahoo, Nebraska.
FREE PRESENTATION & LUNCH
RSVP Requested 402 443-1422

Donate the Gift of Life!
Donate the Gift of Life!

Help save lives by making an appointment to give blood—
Give blood Friday, August 25 from 9am-3pm at Saunders Medical Center.
Visit www.RedCrossBlood.Org to register!

If you are coming to donate, come to the main entrance and you will see signs:) Thank you for giving the gift of life!

It's time to order your Walk Run Fun t-shirts and get your friends together to walk together! 1, 2 mile or 5K Walk/Run at Lake Wanahoo | All Proceeds go to SHS Foundation Healthcare Scholarships | Registrations Due August 12 | Featuring a navy shirt with a fun bobber design!