Ostomy Awareness Day – October 3rd

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On October 3rd, we will celebrate Ostomy Awareness Day. This actually marks one decade of Ostomy Awareness Day – the first annual celebration was in 2010! Ostomy Awareness Day is an important day for ostomates and non-ostomates alike to talk about ostomies and end the stigma surrounding life with a stoma. Stoma surgery can be lifesaving and many people report that they feel that they have a much better quality of life following their stoma surgery.

Ostomates across the world will be celebrating Ostomy Awareness Day by:

October 3rd also happens to be the day of this year’s virtual Stoma Stroll. Click here to learn more about the virtual Stoma Stroll. Nightingale Medical Supplies is a proud sponsor of the Stoma Stroll – we hope to see you on social media!

In addition to being supporters of the Stoma Stroll, Nightingale Medical Supplies is proud to offer a wide range of ostomy products. If you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to your local Nightingale store or send us an email at info@nightingalemedical.ca and we will be happy to help.