For Immediate Release: 5/17/2022 11:58 am
WORCESTER – City officials, health experts, and IMPACT Melanoma representatives will announce a partnership that distributes sunscreen dispensers across Worcester at a Wednesday, May 25, press conference.
The collaboration between city government; IMPACT Melanoma, a national non-profit organization, dedicated to skin cancer prevention and education, UMass Chan Medical School student Christopher Fay seeks to bring more than two dozen free sunscreen dispensers to some of Worcester’s public parks, public housing facilities, and other locations that benefit the city’s outdoor workers.
May is melanoma awareness month and city officials and public health leaders are looking to bring awareness to the issue of preventing skin cancer due to exposure to the sun. Free sunscreen dispensers are one way to remind the public to take precautions to protect their skin.
WHAT: Press conference on melanoma prevention and sunscreen dispenser distribution
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, at 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: Worcester Common, 455 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608
WHO: City leaders and health experts