Free Mammograms for women in Broward County with little or no health insurance

Free Mammograms for women in Broward County with little or no health insurance

 

Florida Department of Health in Broward

By Bob LaMendola

Broward Health and the Florida Department of Health in Broward County will be offering women with little or no health insurance a free mammogram this Saturday, September 17. The organization will hold the event for women up to age 65 at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center in Fort Lauderdale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“We are happy to partner with Broward Health once again for these very important services to the community,” said Dr. Paula Thaqi, Director of DOH-Broward. The special event will offer free mammograms, clinical breast exams and breast health information. Qualified women ages 50 to 64 who do not have coverage will be served by DOH-Broward’s Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Women of color under age 50 will be served by Broward Health’s breast cancer program, which is funded by a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.“We will be offering qualified women in our community a great opportunity,” said Pia Delvaille, Manager of the Wells Women’s Center. “We encourage all to take advantage.”

Space is limited and appointments are recommended, call 954-762-3649 to register and find out if you qualify.

 

 

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