Memorial's Mobile Health Coach To Provide Mammograms In Polk County March 10

Friday, February 21, 2014

Memorial Health Care System’s Mobile Health Coach will provide mammogram screenings for women at Polk County Health Department Monday, March 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ladies age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months are eligible with or without insurance by calling Memorial’s MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at 495-4040 or toll free 866/591-2254.


Ladies will need to know their doctor’s first and last name, and those with insurance will need to bring their insurance cards and a photo ID.

Grant funds to support the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at Memorial and the Mobile Health Coach have been gratefully provided by the Avon Breast Care Fund and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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