10th Annual Free Colon Screening

The caregivers at Covenant Medical Center continue to care for the poor & vulnerable in our community by once again offering their annual free colon cancer screening to the public.

This initiative aims to increase access to preventive screening for colon cancer, which is the third most common cancer in the United States. Colon cancer is preventable with proper screenings and, if caught early, colon cancer is highly treatable and often curable.

The clinic is open to individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Age 45 and above
  • Uninsured
  • No previous colonoscopy within the past three (3) years

Income requirements are as follows:
Household Size                                 Max Income to Qualify
1                                                                 $30,120.00
2                                                                $40,880.00
3                                                                $51,640.00
4                                                                $62,400.00
5                                                                $73,160.00
6                                                                $83,920.00

The free colonoscopy clinic is made possible by the support of local healthcare providers and community organizations like Lubbock Impact. The screening will be performed at Covenant Medical Center by experienced gastroenterologists and nurses on Saturday, August 24, 2024.

“We hope to reach those in our community who are worried about their health and seeking preventative care not available due to their lack of funding or insurance,” Grace Clinic Gastroenterologist Dr. Matthew Soape said. “The free colon cancer screening day is a great example of Covenant giving back to our community and helping those people needing access to this kind of medical care. I feel proud and privileged to participate in such a fulfilling experience.”

For those who are interested and qualify for the free screening, call (806)725-4442.

About Covenant Health:  
As the home of compassionate care and health excellence, it is Covenant Health’s vision to create Health for a Better World. Covenant Health is home to the only free-standing children’s hospital in West Texas, the only certified stroke center, and the best hospital in the Northwestern Texas region as voted by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years
our pioneering spirit has been moving us forward, bringing world-class research and the most advanced treatments to West Texas and eastern New Mexico. Our connected health network of eight hospitals, and more than 6,000 caregivers allows us to provide our patients with the excellent care they deserve, with more locations, doctors, and specialists. To learn more about Covenant Health, please visit covenanthealth.org or our Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, pages.


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