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    See the flier regarding our FREE breast cancer screenings in October. Please pass along to those who may be interested.

    Thanks in advance for your help in promoting this to our community.




    For more information please contact:

    Pam Shadle

     Manager of Marketing, Public Relations and Development
      Vidant Beaufort Hospital
      Phone: (252) 975-4134 or pam.shadle@vidanthealth.com
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