Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is bringing its Keeping Well van to East Antrim hosted by corporate partner Caldwell’s Spar, Islandmagee.
The local community are encouraged to hop on board to get advice and information about the signs and symptoms of cancer at Caldwell’s Spar, 2 Ballystrudder Road, Islandmagee on Friday, February 24, from 10am to 4pm.
Gerry McElwee, Head of Cancer Prevention at Cancer Focus NI, said: “Our Keeping Well vans help empower local people to take control of their own health and lower their risk of cancer. The sessions we offer are interactive, positive and designed so that participants see how they can proactively adopt a healthier lifestyle, step by step. And by offering these services onboard a mobile unit that can travel to a community’s
doorstep, we are able to reach out to even more people.”
The health checks available on board include blood pressure, pulse, blood sugar, carbon monoxide monitoring for smokers, BMI and a body composition analysis. Thehealth awareness sessions are delivered on a one-to-one basis. They offer advice on improving health and provide information on the early signs and symptoms of various
Gary Caldwell, Store Manager, Caldwell’s Spar, said: “This is a great opportunity to offer our local communities the chance to avail of such a great resource as the Cancer Focus NI Keeping Well van.”