Free Mammograms at Schuylkill Medical Center Women’s Imaging Center

Maternal and Family Health Services, in partnership with the NEPA affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Avon Foundation for Women Breast Health Outreach Program is proud to announce Free Breast Screenings and Mammograms for those who qualify. Friday, April 20, 2012 at Schuylkill Medical Center Women’s Imaging Center (171 Red Horse Road, Suite 2 Pottsville, PA 17901), eligible women will receive both breast exam and mammogram free of charge. Call 1-877-MAMMO 4 U for more information and to make an appointment. Transportation assistance is available.

Participants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Ages 40 – 64 (Individuals under 40 who meet eligibility guidelines, have high risk factors, or have a family history of breast cancer may also be eligible)
  • No medical insurance or limited insurance with a high deductible
  • Low to moderate income, for example: $27,925 for 1 person, $37,825 for a family two
  • United States citizen

Maternal and Family Health Services offers programs that empower women to seek early detection and treatment of breast cancer by removing the financial barriers to breast health services for low-income or uninsured women in Northeast Pennsylvania. For more information or to obtain free breast health services, please call 1-877-Mammo-4-U (1-877-626-6648).

“Mammograms are a powerful tool for the early diagnosis of breast cancer,” said Bette Cox Saxton, President & CEO, Maternal and Family Health Services. “Many women who lack adequate health insurance are not able to afford a mammogram.  The programs we offer help remove the financial barriers to care and empower women to seek the screenings and care that could save their lives.”