Month: August 2021

Colonoscopies Now Recommended at Age 45

Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The American Cancer Society (ACS) have updated their guidelines for colon cancer screenings. The updated recommendation is to begin colorectal screening exams for people 45 years of age, who are at an average risk for the disease.

Audubon County Vaccine Information – August 20, 2021

With the surge of the highly contagious Delta variant and the increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases across the United States, Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend the COVID-19 vaccination to all eligible people 12 years and older.