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‘Dress in Blue Day’ at Ogdensburg hospital

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center employees joined people across the nation for ‘Dress in Blue Day’ for colorectal cancer awareness. ‘Every year, more than 140,000 people are diagnosed with this highly preventable disease. We join more than 1.4 million colorectal cancer patients and survivors living today,’ a statement from CHMC said. Above are some of the employees who wore blue.

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