Memorial's Mobile Health Coach Provides Mammogram Screenings At Belk

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Memorial Health Care System’s Mobile Health Coach will provide mammogram screenings for women at Belk at Hamilton Place this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 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 the Mary Ellen Locher Breast Center at 495-4040.

 

 

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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