April is National Minority Health Month. As a health care provider and federally qualified health center, Terros Health is honored “to serve those who have limited access to healthcare…and provide preventive services to vulnerable populations that would not otherwise have access.”
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is a disease that starts in the lower portion of the digestive system. In 2021, about 149,000 people in the United States will get colorectal cancer, and each year, more than 50,000 people die of it.
February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
PrEP is a pill taken daily to help prevent HIV infection for those who are most at risk. PrEP may be right for you if you are HIV negative and you have a partner who is HIV positive, have multiple partners, or inject drugs.
Cervical cancer has a usual early onset, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends screening as early as age 21. There are two tests to help prevent cervical cancer or find it early:
National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans to get their annual influenza, or flu, vaccine if they have not already. All individuals ages six months or older should receive the flu vaccine.