Community Events and Health Talks

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Register buttonAdvancements of Joint Replacement
John Jiganti, MD

John Jiganti, MDDate: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Inn at Gig Harbor
3211 56th St. N.W.,
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227
Seating is limited and registration is required.

If joint pain is keeping you from the sports and fitness activities you enjoy, this free talk could get you back in the action. John Jiganti, MD, will discuss treatment options ranging from minimally invasive hip surgery to total and partial knee replacement. His personalized approach takes into consideration each patient's unique needs and expectations for orthopedic surgery. Space is limited, so registration is required.

Blood Management Awareness Week

Transfusion FreeDate: November 3 - 7, 2014
Locations: St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Anthony Hospital, St. Clare Hospital and St. Francis Hospital

If you are anticipating having surgery and are interesting in learning more about blood management prior to surgery, talk to your physician or surgeon, or call Franciscan Transfusion Free Medicine at 253-426-6918; toll free at 1 (888) 311-2655 or visit our online resources.

Gig Harbor Health & Safety Expo  

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One,
10222 Bujacich Road N.W.,
Gig Harbor, WA

This community event, specifically for the residents of the Gig Harbor Peninsula, provides a wide variety of health screening and safety information for attendees. All screening and information is free and there is no appointment necessary. More information at