CHI Memorial Mobile Health Clinic To Visit Chattanooga Oct. 23

Friday, October 15, 2021
The CHI Memorial Mobile Health Program announces the mobile clinic will be at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 East MLK Blvd. in Chattanooga on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m.02 p.m.

To schedule a mammogram exam, call 423-495-4040.

Officials said, "All women should have a baseline screening between the ages of 35-40, followed by annual screenings.

"You must have your doctor's full name, driver's license or state ID and insurance card at the appointment.

"If you have no insurance, no problem.
Screening mammograms are covered for eligible women year-round. Financial assistance for those who are under-insured is available."

More information and forms are available at memorial.org/MELBCMobile.

There are no restrooms on the mobile coach.

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