Sunday, September 30, 2012
Mile Markers


Mariners will light up in pink

At sundown Monday, Mariners Hospital's signs and fountains will be lit in pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The monthlong "blush" for the 27th anniversary of the October designation is dedicated to those affected by breast cancer.

Mariners, at Mile Marker 91.5, offers services to help detect and prevent of breast cancer, including screening and diagnostic mammograms.

To schedule one, ask your doctor for a prescription, then call Mariners Imaging Services at 305-434-1588 for an appointment.


Energy rebate program back

Keys Energy Services' rebate program for energy-efficient appliances is back as of Monday.

Rebates are available for: programmable thermostats ($25); ceiling fans ($25); white roof coating ($25); dehumidifiers ($50); dishwashers ($55); room air conditioners ($75) and eight other appliances.

Visit on Monday, click on a home page banner to be activated that day, select from the 14 rebate options and download the forms. The first-come, first-served program ends when the $90,000 available for it is gone.


Flu shot clinic held Saturday

The Monroe County Health Department has scheduled an influenza vaccination clinic in Key West this week.

It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. Cost is $20.

Flu season can start in October and last through May, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older get a yearly flu vaccine.

For more information, call 305-293-7500.