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Free Skin Cancer Screenings at Rhode Island Beaches

Free skin cancer screenings will once again be held at a variety of Rhode Island beaches this summer. The screenings are part of the “SunSmarts” campaign, which is co-sponsored by Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed, the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island.

The screenings will be held on a first-come, first-served basis, and blood work will not be required. The next scheduled screening will take place at Easton’s Beach in Newport on Friday, July 14th from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Screenings will last approximately 15 minutes.

For more information, visit the Rhode Island Department of Health’s website.

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