Mobile mammogram van to visit Skagway Sept. 16-18

Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008

SKAGWAY - The mobile mammogram van will visit Skagway on Sept. 16-18.

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to encourage the Alaska Native women living in Skagway to take the time to get a mobile mammogram. If you are Native and have no insurance, SEARHC Contract Health Services will pay 100 percent of the cost for your mobile mammogram. If you have insurance, SEARHC Contract Health Services will pick up the balance after your insurance has been billed.

Women wanting to schedule a mammogram should call Lori Tronrud of Skagway's Dahl Memorial Clinic at 907-983-2255.

Non-Native women with a limited income may be eligible to receive these services for free. To find out if you qualify, please contact the State of Alaska Breast and Cervical Health Check program at 800-410-6266. The mobile mammogram van is sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital.

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