Neighbors Digest

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2006

Mobile Mammogram Van will visit Hoonah

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The Mobile Mammogram Van will visit Hoonah starting at 2 p.m. on Aug. 22, with appointments running through the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 25.

Women wanting to schedule a mammogram should call the Hoonah Medical Center at (907) 945-3235. To find out how to get a free mobile mammogram, contact Roz DeRensis of the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Breast and Cervical Health Program at (888) 388-8782.

Women will need to arrange to have a current clinical breast exam, done within the past six months, before they schedule their mammogram.

WISEWOMAN also will be hosting a women's strength training gathering from 6-7 p.m. on Aug. 21, at Hoonah High School, classroom 414. This is a safe and effective program to help women age 18 and older become stronger and feel better. For more information on this gathering, contact Carlie Brown at the Hoonah Medical Center.


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