#NewOrleans: Free oral health screenings offered Aug. 31 (via @nolanews)

19 Aug

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Daughters of Charity Health Center will offer free oral health screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday (Aug. 31).

The screenings will be led by Dr. Rohan Walvekar, a head and neck surgeon at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and conducted by medical school faculty and students. A screening will involve an examination of the oral cavity and neck, as well as counseling about risk factors for oral cancer. Participants will be referred for follow-up where warranted.

Daughters of Charity Health Center is located at 3201 South Carrollton Ave. in New Orleans. Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, call the LSU Health New Orleans Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at 504-568-4785.

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