Englewood, CO, November 01, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- It’s that time of year where the air gets cooler and the beards get longer. November has long been known as the month for men’s health awareness, and this year Swedish Medical Center is helping raise awareness of prostate cancer.
The level one trauma center will host a shave off event on Friday, November 2 in the main lobby of the hospital. Physicians, nurses, patients and visitors are encouraged to shave off their beards, then grow it back during the month of November for prostate cancer awareness.
· This event is free and open to the public
· Shaving begins at 10AM and will continue until 2PM
· Donations to the TUCC Foundation are encouraged
· Complimentary valet is available and snacks and treats will be provided
Learn more at www.SwedishHospital.com/shaveoff
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the south metro Denver area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.