SOUTHEAST - The mobile mammography van will visit Klawock, Sept. 26-Oct. 9; Craig, Oct. 10-13; and Metlakatla, Oct. 17-23, this summer and early fall.
The mobile mammography program is run through a partnership between Bartlett Regional Hospital and the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium's Breast and Cervical Health Program. It makes regular mammography services available to women who live in communities where they aren't available year round.
The SEARHC Breast and Cervical Health Program provides free clinical breast exams and mammograms for all women ages 40-64 who meet income and insurance guidelines.
For more information, contact your local clinic, call the SEARHC Breast and Cervical Health Program in Sitka at 907-966-8782 (or 888-388-8782 toll-free in Alaska) or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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