The month of March is recognized as Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Tops is giving away FREE take-home FIT test kits.

According to a tweet from the Erie County Health Department, you can stop by area Tops on certain days at certain locations to see if you qualify for a free take-home FIT test to pre-screen for colon cancer.

A "FIT Kit" test is a simple take-home test used as an early detection aid for colon cancer.

To qualify for the free kit from Tops, you need to 50 years and older can pick up a test kit at select TOPS Markets stores on a scheduled screening day in the month of March to determine their risk for colon cancer. The kit is offered for free to individuals without insurance and covered in full by most major insurance plans for individuals with insurance.