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HSHS Offering Free Colorectal At-Home Cancer Screening Kit

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HSHS St. John’s Hospital is partnering with Springfield Clinic to provide free FIT kits for colorectal screenings at a convenient drive-thru pickup. Kits will be available to be picked up on Tuesday, March 26 at HSHS St. John’s Pavilion from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The free FIT kit contains instructions and supplies for patients to collect a stool sample. Return completed kits via postage-paid envelope to Springfield Clinic lab for free processing. Test results will be sent by mail in three to four weeks.

FIT kits will be available while supplies last and must be returned within 10 days of pickup. Questions? Call 217-814-5877.

For more information about HSHS St. John’s Hospital, visit st-johns.org.

 

About HSHS St. John’s Hospital

HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois is a regional medical center offering a comprehensive array of health care services to central and southern Illinois. Founded in 1875, St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System and is home to the Prairie Heart Institute, St. John’s Children’s Hospital, St. John’s Women’s Services, St. John’s Neurosciences Institute, St. John’s Cancer Center, orthopedic services and AthletiCare. St. John’s now has one of the most advanced surgery centers in the nation and a renovated patient tower. St. John’s is designated as a level I trauma center, has its own college of nursing and is a teaching hospital for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For more information about St. John’s Hospital, visit st-johns.org.

About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our physician practices and 15 local hospitals in two states – Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit hospitalsisters.org

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