CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit Hamilton County May 22, 24 And 27

Friday, May 17, 2019

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at the following locations in May:
 
- Wednesday, May 22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
CHI Memorial Community Health – Hixson, 3905 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37415

- Friday, May 24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cherokee Health, 5600 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411

- Monday, May 27 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Harrison, 6800 Harrison Park Drive, Harrison, TN 37341
 
"All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40.

After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year," officials said.  "Any woman who meets these age guidelines and has not had a mammogram in the past 12 months may participate, with or without insurance.
 
"For those with insurance, you must bring your insurance card and a photo ID, such as a driver’s license. Insurance will be filed for you.  If you do not have insurance, you may qualify for financial assistance.  The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center partners with Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program and the Susan G. Komen Foundation to provide eligible uninsured and under-insured women with breast and cervical screenings.  If an abnormality is discovered, the diagnostic work up is covered and a financial plan is provided for any follow-up care.
 
"Women need to know their doctor’s first and last name."
 
To schedule a screening, call 423-495-4040 or 866-591-2254.


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