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Metro Council members Kramer, Benson & Engel to Host Mobile Mammography Clinic

Monday August 18, 2008

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

Councilmen Kevin Kramer (District 11), Stuart Benson (District 20) and Robin Engel (District 22) 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 the Glenridge Health Campus (6415 Calm River Way) on Friday, September 12 between 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.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 Angela Webster at 574-3465.

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.

Kevin Kramer (R) 11
Stuart Benson (R) 20
Robin Engel (R) 22