CHI Memorial Mobile Mammography To Visit Walker County July 16, 30

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Primary Healthcare. 205 Jenkins Road in Rossville, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and on Tuesday, July 30 at the LaFayette-Walker County Library, 305 Duke St. in LaFayette, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
 
"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 receives grant funds from Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to provide women with education about and access to breast health services.  Partnerships with Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program and the Susan G. Komen Foundation 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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