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April 2019

Take Charge of Your Sexual Health

April 21, 2019 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until April 30, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life. In the U.S. alone there are nearly 20 million new cases each year, about half of which occur among young people ages 15-24 years. Getting the facts about STIs and sexual health is increasingly important. GOING FURTHER Sexually transmitted infections (STIs): Getting the facts about STIs and sexual health is important. Learn more about STIs, tips for reducing risk, and ways to talk with…

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Men’s Health Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

April 22, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in men ages 15-35 years, but men of all ages can be at risk. In the U.S., over 8,500 cases are diagnosed each year, and almost 400 males die of testicular cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the average age of diagnosis is about age 33. Get checked out today! http://www.testicularcancerawarenessmonth.com/  

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Sexual Health & Awareness Month

April 23, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Yes Means Test! If you are sexually active, get tested regularly!  https://youtu.be/FjFyaScG9os

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May 2019

Step it Up Challenge

May 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every 2 days that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 5, 2019

$5 – $15

If you can move, you can do this challenge. Use your own Step tracker or Fit Bit. Every week you will report your total amount of steps to the administrator and you will be notified of your progress and progress of others. Registration is $5 Active Duty, $15 for all others and you will receive a prize. For more questions please email Vicky.lee@usmc-mccs.org  

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Running/Walking Shoe Clinic

May 8, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

The Running/ Walking Shoe Clinic's goal is to evaluate, educate and encourage proper shoe wear, use and purchase. Sign up for your individual evaluation. Takes just 15 minutes!  

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Operation Tobacco Free Marine, OTFM Facilitators Course

May 16, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

 Represent your unit in becoming a tobacco free marine facilitator!

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World No Tobacco Day

May 31, 2019

World No Tobacco Day is a national observance of the affects of tobacco on tobacco users and those around them. Every year WHO (World Health Organization) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day in May, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. If you need help quitting, please call 466-6467!

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June 2019

Encourage Sun Safety

June 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

The sun safety campaign is to encourage summer safety including preventing dehydration and sun burns. Call 466-6467 for more information!

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

June 2, 2019 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

For the month of June we are promoting men's health. Mayo Clinic Top Men’s Health Threats: 1. Heart disease 2. Cancer 3. Unintentional Injury Prevention Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable. Make healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet and including physical activity in your daily routine. It's also important to manage risky behavior, such as drinking too much, smoking and engaging in casual sex. Of course, commonsense precautions, such as using safety ladders and wearing…

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Hydration Safety

June 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

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Operation Tobacco Free Marine Group

June 6, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

CESSATION SUPPORT Become a tobacco free Marine with this 4 week course! Classes are held every Thursday. Register today for your appointment.

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National PTSD Screening Day

June 27, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MCX, 3918 Woodside Drive
MCAS Cherry Point, NC United States

PTSD can affect anyone. Join us to learn about the symptoms and how to get help for you or someone you know at the MCX or Chow Hall. For more information please call one of the following: MFP Behavioral Health 466-3264 MFLC 252-339-6084 NHC 466-0500 SF/Health Promotion 466-6467  

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July 2019

Running/Walking Shoe Clinic

July 10, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MCX, 3918 Woodside Drive
MCAS Cherry Point, NC United States

The Running/ Walking Shoe Clinic's goal is to evaluate, educate and encourage proper shoe wear, use and purchase. Sign up for your individual evaluation. Takes only 15 minutes!  

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August 2019

A day of “Wellness Screenings”

August 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

Did you know you can get a Wellness Screening anytime at Health Promotion? Have your blood pressure, pulse rate, Cholesterol and Glucose checked to ensure you maintaining your optimum health! Participants will need to sign up and fast 12 hours prior to their appointment unless directed otherwise. Register online or by calling 466-6467.      

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A day of “Wellness Screenings”

August 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

Did you know you can get a Wellness Screening anytime at Health Promotion? Have your blood pressure, pulse rate, Cholesterol and Glucose checked to ensure you maintaining your optimum health! Participants will need to sign up and fast 12 hours prior to their appointment unless directed otherwise. Register online or by calling 466-6467.      

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September 2019

Suicide Awareness Campaign

September 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

There are twice as many deaths due to suicide as HIV/AIDS On average, one person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes. Join us to help raise awareness for Suicide. It can be prevented. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/  

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Cholesterol Awareness Day

September 5, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCX, 3918 Woodside Drive
MCAS Cherry Point, NC United States

Stop by our table at the MCX to learn about your Cholesterol Number and What it means!   Call 466-6474 for more information.

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Suicide Awareness Day

September 10, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCX, 3918 Woodside Drive
MCAS Cherry Point, NC United States

Health Promotion will be at the MCX from 1000-1500 and the Chow Hall from 1100-1300 in support of Suicide Awareness Day. Stop by our table to learn more about Suicide Awareness. Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year. •In the U.S., suicide rates are highest during the spring. •Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds and 2nd for 24 to 35-year-olds.

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Operation Tobacco Free Marine, OTFM Facilitators Course

September 12, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

 Represent your unit in becoming a tobacco free marine facilitator!

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October 2019

Operation Tobacco Free Marine Group

October 3, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Marine Dome, Bldg. 287, Off "E" Street

CESSATION SUPPORT Become a tobacco free Marine with this 4 week course! Classes are held every Thursday. Register today for your appointment.

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Fire Prevention Week

October 6, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 12, 2019

This is in remembrance of the Chicago fire of 1871. Many fires are due to smoking in bed, cooking, electrical problems and children playing with matches and lighters and just plain carelessness. Be aware of the steps you can take to prevent fires!

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Depression & Mental Health Awareness

October 10, 2019 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Health Promotion will be at the Chow Hall from 1100-1300 and the MCX from 1000-1500 in support of Depression and Mental Health Awareness. Stop by our table to learn more about the symptoms.  

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Health Promotion will be at the MCX on October 19th from 1000-1300 in support of this campaign! Call 466-6467 for more information.

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Red Ribbon Campaign

October 23, 2019 | 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Red Ribbon Week Event - is a national observance of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena's commitment and efforts to prevent illegal drugs from coming into the United States. It is a way to encourage education of drug prevention and promote drug awareness. Red Ribbon Campaign- Semper Fit Health Promotion, along with Behavioral Health will be going out to the schools to help teach the children about Red Ribbon and other basic health items such as nutrition, medication safety and alcohol safety. Call…

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Red Ribbon Event

October 23, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cherry Tree House Cherry Point, United States

Health Promotion will be at the Cherry Tree House with Behavioral Health from 1500-1700 to have children draw other activities they can do other than abusing substances such as drugs and alcohol in support of Red Ribbon Week. Call 466-6467 for more information!

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Safe Trick or Treating Awareness

October 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Make sure you practice Safe Trick or Treating this year!

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November 2019

Tobacco Use Prevention Awareness

November 1, 2019 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis, heart disease, pregnancy-related problems, and many other serious health problems. Stop by our table at the Chow Hall for more information!

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Great American Smoke Out

November 14, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MCAS Cherry Point Cherry Point, NC 28533 United States

Embrace the Great American Smokeout. Re-Learn life without tobacco one day at a time. Take back your power, fight back! Call 466-6467 for  more information!  

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December 2019

Impaired Goggle Event

December 6, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Roadhouse, Bldg. 3542
MCAS Cherry Point, 28533 United States

Find out what "buzzed" drinking really looks like!

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