McDonough District Hospital are offering free colorectal cancer kits during the summer screening period. The kits are available to pick up and drop off at McDonough District Hospital drive-thru during its operating hours. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. This will begin on Wednesday, July 7th.
Positive test results will be sent to the patients primary primary care provider. Patients without a primary care provider, their results will be sent to Gastrointestinal specialist Dr. Timothy Biagin. This allows the patients to stay local for any necessary follow-up appointments. The kits are available through August 7th and all kits must be returned by August 31st.