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KentuckyOne Health Facilities in Louisville and Shepherdsville Host Pink-a-BOO Events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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10/25/2018
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David McArthur, Senior Manager, Media Relations
502.587.4230 or 502.648.3411
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KentuckyOne Health Facilities in Louisville and Shepherdsville
Host Pink-a-BOO Events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 
KentuckyOne Health facilities in Louisville and Shepherdsville will trade in the traditional Halloween orange and black for pink in recognition of October being breast cancer awareness month. The facilities will host Pink-a-BOO events as part of their Halloween festivities to encourage employees and guests to schedule annual breast cancer screenings. The facilities will be decorated with pink balloons, provide pink promotional items and will offer breast cancer information tables.  
 
Participating facilities include:
 
Louisville
Jewish Hospital
Medical Center Jewish East
Medical Center Jewish Northeast
Medical Center Jewish Southwest
Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
 
Shepherdsville
Medical Center Jewish South
 
One in 8 women and 1 in 1,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. With so many affected, it is vital to receive an annual breast cancer screening. Early detection and treatment ensure the best possible patient outcomes.  
 
WHAT:          Pink-a-BOO Events in Louisville and Shepherdsville, Ky.  
 
WHEN:          Wednesday, October 31, 2018
                        11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
 
WHERE:       Media opportunities located at:
 
Jewish Hospital, Chestnut St. Lobby
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
 
Medical Center Jewish South, Main Lobby
1903 W Hebron Lane
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
 
OPPORTUNITIES:
•      Interviews with employees and guests
•      Photos/B-roll of employees encouraging guests and other employees to schedule annual       breast cancer screenings
 
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