Mercy and Memorial Hospitals is hosting free colon cancer screenings this week.
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it is preventable with early detection and treatment.
Learn more about colon cancer and receive a free screening at Dignity Health's Community Wellness Center at 2634 G Street in Bakersfield Monday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Nov. 4.
Find the Facebook event here.
For more information or to reserve your screening, call the Community Wellness Center at