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Metro Council Districts 7, 16, 17 & 18 to Host Mobile Mammography Clinic

Thursday August 30, 2007

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
Media Contact:      
Stephen Haag
574-1204 / 645-1752   
             

Council members Ken Fleming (District 7), Kelly Downard (District 16), Glen Stuckel (District 17) and Julie Raque Adams (District 18) in conjuncture with the Metro Health Department, the Partnership for Cancer Control and the Kentucky Cancer Program are hosting a Mobile Mammography Clinic for area women age 40 and over.  The clinic will be conducted at Lyndon City Hall (515 Wood Road) on Wednesday, September 19 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center will conduct the screenings with insurance being filed for those persons with coverage. Persons without health insurance who are income-eligible will be provided screenings free of change. Although reservations are not required, they are encouraged to assist in the operation of this program. Persons interested in scheduling an appointment or in need of additional information are encouraged to call Jennifer Osborne at 574-1107.

Eligible women:  The target is women age 40 to 64 who are low income and/or uninsured.  Women age 65 and over may participate in the screening; however, the Brown Cancer Center will file Medicare to pay for these individuals.

Sponsor(s):
Ken Fleming (R) 7
Kelly Downard (R) 16
Glen Stuckel (R) 17
Julie Raque Adams (R) 18