Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater is offering free skin cancer screenings to the public on Monday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Those wishing to be screened are being asked to register in advance at 727-953-6877. Only exposed skin will be checked.
It is part of a national awareness campaign to stamp out melanoma, the nation’s most common cancer. Floridians are particularly at risk because of year-round sun exposure.
This is the 16th year that Morton Plant Mease as participated in “Melonoma Monday.”
Screenings will take place at Morton Plant Hospital in the Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion (meeting Rooms A and B), 455 Pinellas St. in Clearwater.