Kicking Off Men’s Health Month in Port Arthur

June 11, 2015

Be a Man. Get Checked.

Gift of Life Kicks Off Men’s Health Month with Screenings in Port Arthur.

Two More Opportunities in June to be Screened.

  • Saturday, June 13 in Beaumont
  • Saturday, June 20 in Orange

In recognition of National Men’s Health Month, the Gift of Life and its medical partners provided free critical healthcare screenings to more than 115 medically underserved men at the first June screening site in Port Arthur.

Thank you to our 50 volunteers, who donated their time and skills, treating each client with compassion and respect.Gift of Life staff and volunteers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bodo Brauer, MD and Moses E. Wilcox, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saving Lives One Screening at a Time

Gift of Life gratitude to our extraordinary physicians, Bodo Brauer, MD and Moses E. Wilcox, MD, who discussed the significance of test results and healthy lifestyle practices.

Clients also received educational information and access to additional healthcare resources, with referral to local clinics for further medical care, if needed.


Mayor Deloris "Bobbie" Prince and Commissioner Michael Sinegal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Support

Port Arthur Mayor Deloris “Bobbie” Prince and Jefferson County Commissioner Michael Sinegal greeted clients and spoke with them about the importance of preventive medical care.

Volunteer with client


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Healthcare Screenings

Clients received a full panel of healthcare screenings, including PSA blood testing (prostate cancer screening), cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, Hepatitis C and HIV.


Volunteer with client

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Opportunities

Volunteers taught clients about healthy eating habits, skin cancer, mental health and more.


Men entering Port Arthur screening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration

Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ins will be accepted at screenings in Beaumont (Saturday, June 13) and Orange (Saturday, June 20) from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.


Beaumont

Saturday, June 13

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Lamar Institute of Technology

855 E. Lavaca Street

Register for Beaumont Screening

Orange

Saturday, June 20

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wilson Building, Lamar State College

506 Green Avenue

Register for Orange Screening


Client with volunteer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Impact

Since 2000, the Gift of Life has made available more than 8,000 free prostate cancer screenings and helped extend the lives of nearly 70 men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and whose diagnostic and cancer treatment costs were entirely underwritten by the Gift of Life.

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