Horizons Community Solutions

Horizons Community Solutions A culture of wellness that achieves optimal health for everyone.
Horizons Community Solutions covers 32 counties in southwest Georgia: Atkinson Baker Ben Hill Berrien Brooks Calhoun Clay Clinch Coffee Colquitt Cook Crisp Decatur Dougherty Early Echols Grady Irwin Lanier Lee Lowndes Miller Mitchell Quitman Randolph Seminole Sumter Terrell Thomas Tift Turner Worth
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03/30/2020
www.cdc.gov

Screening finds polyps so they can be removed before they turn into #ColorectalCancer #health #prevention #wellness #screening
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal/pdf/couric_17x11_poster.pdf

A colonoscopy is not the only way to get screened forcolorectal cancer. FIT, is an at home kit foravailable for screenin...
03/27/2020
Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests | CDC

A colonoscopy is not the only way to get screened for
colorectal cancer. FIT, is an at home kit for
available for screening.

Got questions? Contact one of Horizons Community Cancer Screening Program Navigators to learn more about FIT testing. You may be eligible for FREE colorectal cancer screening.

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal/basic_info/screening/tests.htm

Descriptions of colorectal (colon) cancer screening tests, including high-sensitivity fecal occult blood tests (FOBT), fecal immunochemical tests (FIT), FIT-DNA tests, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and computed tomography (CT) colonography (virtual colonoscopy).

Why should you get screened for colorectal cancer whenyou don't have symptoms? The fact is, colorectal cancerdoesn't alw...
03/26/2020

Why should you get screened for colorectal cancer when
you don't have symptoms? The fact is, colorectal cancer
doesn't always cause symptoms, especially early on. Find
it early by getting screened. Talk to your doctor for more
information http://bit.ly/2fXqUsd

Why should you get screened for colorectal cancer whenyou don't have symptoms? The fact is, colorectal cancerdoesn't alw...
03/23/2020

Why should you get screened for colorectal cancer when
you don't have symptoms? The fact is, colorectal cancer
doesn't always cause symptoms, especially early on. Find
it early by getting screened. Talk to your doctor for more
information http://bit.ly/2fXqUsd

03/20/2020
www.cdc.gov

Screening for colorectal cancer is recommended for men
and women starting at age 50. Talking to your doctor can
sometimes be daunting and confusing. Here is a
brochure to help take charge of your health care:
http://bit.ly/2fVrXqb

If there were a way for you to prevent cancer, would youdo it? Colorectal cancer is one you can prevent!Screening finds ...
03/19/2020

If there were a way for you to prevent cancer, would you
do it? Colorectal cancer is one you can prevent!
Screening finds polyps so they can be removed before
they turn into colorectal cancer. Horizons' Community Cancer Screening Program can help you get a colorectal cancer screening. For more information call 229.352.9100.

03/18/2020
Colorectal Cancer Screening Stories | CDC

Joyce from Washington, DC says: "In 1992, my husband
and sister were diagnosed with colon cancer. They died
within four months of each other...I get a colonoscopy
regularly. I'm 71 and have had at least four of them. The
first two times, I had polyps which were painlessly
removed during the procedure. Do I enjoy the prep? No
way. But I see it as a small price to pay for enjoying the
rest of my life. The procedure itself has always been
painless, and afterwards I have gone out with friends to a
film or a walk, or gone back to work. I am passionate
about people getting a colonoscopy. I check with my
friends regularly to see if they are up-to-date on their
exams. I don't want to lose anyone else needlessly." Read
more personal stories here: http://bit.ly/2f0mtbC

Several people who had screening tests for colorectal cancer describe why they did it and what the experience was like for them.

Leading a healthy lifestyle by limiting alcohol intake andkeeping a healthy weight may lower your risk ofcolorectal canc...
03/17/2020
National Cancer Prevention Month

Leading a healthy lifestyle by limiting alcohol intake and
keeping a healthy weight may lower your risk of
colorectal cancer. Read more: http://bit.ly/2ezucm4

You can help prevent cancer by making healthy choices for you and your family.

There are several different ways to screen for polyps orcolorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer screening isrecommended for...
03/16/2020

There are several different ways to screen for polyps or
colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer screening is
recommended for men and women aged 50 and older.
Talk to your doctor about which test is right for you:
http://bit.ly/2gh6fB4

03/14/2020

Horizons is working to ensure that we continue to serve our communities while taking precautions to protect the health of our employees and the communities we serve. Effective immediately, Horizons employees will telework, and our office will be closed. If you need assistance, please call our main line at (229) 352-9100 and one of our staff will assist you.

In light of growing concerns around COVID-19 and recommendations from the Governor and Public Health, Horizons has cance...
03/13/2020

In light of growing concerns around COVID-19 and recommendations from the Governor and Public Health, Horizons has cancelled the March Horizons at Sunset events, the Night for Hope and Golf Classic. The Horizons team will reschedule the events, and we will keep you updated in regards to the future event dates.

03/13/2020
www.cdc.gov

March is Colorectal Cancer Month! Colorectal cancer is
cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. It is the second
leading cancer killer in the U.S., but it doesn't have to be.
Read more: http://bit.ly/2fVWYsV

03/12/2020

Check out this #throwbackthursday video from Captain Colon! Screening saves lives. #colorectalcancerawareness #prevention #horizons #health

Call 229-352-9100 for more information about our Community Cancer Screening Program.

03/11/2020
Screen for Life: Meryl Streep (:60)

Meryl Streep discusses the importance of colorectal cancer screening for men and women aged 50 and older. She talks about getting screened herself and urges others to do the same. http://bit.ly/2oKp5ov

This Public Service Announcement features Meryl Streep who discusses the importance of colorectal cancer screening for men and women aged 50 and older. Ms. S...

Thank you to our Albany Night for Hope Bronze Sponsors!
03/10/2020

Thank you to our Albany Night for Hope Bronze Sponsors!

Thank you to our Albany Night for Hope Silver Sponsors!
03/10/2020

Thank you to our Albany Night for Hope Silver Sponsors!

03/10/2020
Your Wake-Up Call

Did you know? African American adults are more likely to get and die from colorectal cancer than any other race/ethnicity. Screening can help reduce disparities. Find out more from Terrance Howard: http://bit.ly/2f4fr9h

Golden Globe® and Academy Award® nominated actor and musician Terrence Howard has joined CDC's Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign! M...

United Way of Southwest Georgia
03/09/2020

United Way of Southwest Georgia

Partnerships matter! Great Community Advisory Board Meeting discussing implementation plans for Healthy Homes/Healthy Families and cancer prevention. We are super excited about our new collaboration with Emory Prevention Research Center - EPRC & Horizons Community Solutions!

#LiveUnited #EmoryUnited #HorizonsUnited #211 #HealthyHomes #HealthyFamilies #GoFightWin

Get the facts about #ColorectalCancer. #prevention #colorectalcancerawarnessmonth
03/09/2020

Get the facts about #ColorectalCancer. #prevention #colorectalcancerawarnessmonth

Are you uninsured and in need of colorectal cancer screening? You may be eligible for our Community Cancer Screening Pro...
03/06/2020

Are you uninsured and in need of colorectal cancer screening? You may be eligible for our Community Cancer Screening Program. This service offers no cost screenings to eligible persons. Call us at 229-352-9100 for more information!

It’s National Wear Blue Day! COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2020
03/06/2020

It’s National Wear Blue Day!
COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2020

Dress in Blue Day is TOMORROW! Wear blue to bring awareness to colorectal cancer as well as honor all who are impacted b...
03/05/2020

Dress in Blue Day is TOMORROW! Wear blue to bring awareness to colorectal cancer as well as honor all who are impacted by this disease.

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03/05/2020

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Show your colon some love! Talk with your doctor about colorectal cancer screening! #prevention #colorectalcancerawarene...
03/04/2020

Show your colon some love! Talk with your doctor about colorectal cancer screening! #prevention #colorectalcancerawarenessmonth #health

03/04/2020
Jimmy Smits: The Screening (:30)

Screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. It can detect precancerous polyps before they become cancer. Find out why Jimmy Smits got screened and you should too: http://bit.ly/2fVi0ZZ

Set in a movie screening room, actor Jimmy Smits explains how a different kind of screening—for colorectal cancer—saves lives. Comments on this video are all...

Screening helps prevent colorectal cancer! Are you uninsured and in need of colorectal cancer screening? Learn more abou...
03/03/2020

Screening helps prevent colorectal cancer! Are you uninsured and in need of colorectal cancer screening? Learn more about our Community Cancer Screening Program! You may be eligible to receive a colorectal cancer screening at no cost!

Timeline Photos
03/02/2020

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Test your knowledge by taking this quiz! #prevention #colorectalcancerawaren...
03/02/2020

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Test your knowledge by taking this quiz! #prevention #colorectalcancerawareness #health

Governor Brian Kemp Proclaims March 2020 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Georgia
03/02/2020

Governor Brian Kemp Proclaims March 2020 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Georgia

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