Don’t let covid stop screening for cancer
Employers can promote cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As an employer, you may not be seeing your employees everyday like you used to you, but you can still have an important impact on their health.
In addition to providing safe workspaces and policies to reduce the spread of COVID-19, you can put in place a paid time off for cancer screening policy to promote cancer screening.
In fact, March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer screening can find cancer early when it may be easier to treat. And, screening can also find growths (called polyps) that can be removed before they turn into cancer.
Our Cancer Prevention and Action Program (CPiA), supported with funds from the state of New York works with employers to develop a paid time off for cancer screening benefit, allowing employees to get their life-saving screenings such as cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer, without having to use accrued leave or sick time.
Now more than ever is it important to maintain good health, such as through cancer prevention and early detection. Many people may have postponed colorectal cancer screening throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but now is a good time to encourage your employees to get the screenings they may have put off this past year.
To learn more about the CPiA program and explore how you can make it easier for your employees to get screened for colorectal cancer, contact us at www.takeactionagainstcancer.com.
The writer is health education promotions coordinator, Community Cancer Prevention in Action of Fulton, Montgomery & Schenectady Counties.
Liberals keep trying to kill the country
No matter what Trump did for the economy, the liberals won’t stop killing all he did for our country.
He stood up for our country against Korea, Iran, etc.
He brought back businesses from the foreign countries. He wasn’t afraid to stand up for AMERICA.
The only reason the liberals want to legalize the undocumented immigrants is so they can get their votes. These immigrants would repay the liberals by voting for the Democrats.
I am for anyone wanting to come to America as long as they come in the front door not the back door.
I am glad Trump was our president because he couldn’t be bullied by the liberals or other countries. He said it like it is. I hope he runs again in 2024.
It’s unbelievable that after passing a $1.9 TRILLION bill, the Democrats now want another $2 TRILLION more.
Is there anybody out there with brains to see that the Democrats are bankrupting America?
Guess who is going to pay off this debt.
Our children and their offspring. We should take care of our country with all the disasters like weather instead of taking care of the foreign countries.
Biden now wants another $3 trillion for infrastructure.
Put American vets above immigrants
I’m confused. On television constantly there are appeals for aid for our service personnel that has been injured in the line of duty. It seems to me that if the country sent these people in harm’s way, they should continue to aid them medically. Yet we are spending millions of dollars to aid the people coming from Mexico illegally. Why do they come first?
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