Five cancers can be easily prevented with a HPV vaccine. The American Cancer Society recommends HPV vaccinations for both boys and girls between the ages of 9-12. Only 1 in 3 students in Benton and Stearns Counties has completed both shots by the age of 13 and just 1 in 5 in Sherburne County.
The American Cancer Society is planning a golf tournament in Sartell at Blackberry Ridge Golf Club on Monday August 30th and Relay for Life will take place September 18th at the Sartell Community Center. Senior Community Development Manager Sherri Maanum from the American Cancer Society joined me on WJON this week.