FREE Mammograms Available to Qualified Members

FREE Mammograms Available to Qualified Members
Start: 10/18/2012 - 10:00am
End: 10/18/2012 - 3:00pm

Mammograms Save Lives!
 
*Early Detection is the key
*Most accurate test for breast cancer
*Exam takes only 5 minutes
*Compression is tight, not painful
 
40% of eligible women do not get their annual mammogram- let’s change that…
 
The SAG-AFTRA Healthcare SafetyNet Committee, Women’s Committee and Inner Images are offering, to members who qualify, free mammograms by appointment only between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. during the “WELL WOMAN” Health Expo on Thursday, Oct. 18.
 
Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:
 
•    are 40 years old or older
•    have low income (EWC Income Criteria)
•    have not had a mammogram in the past year
•    are not pregnant, currently nursing or nursing within the last 3 months
•    live in California
 
Special Notes:
 
•    Inner Images offers a “High Risk Grant” for women with a family history of Breast or Cervical cancer and who are between the ages of 30-39. Age of potential patients must be within a ten (10) year age range of the family member at the time of their diagnosis.
•    Women who have had breast cancer treatment/surgery need to have a diagnostic mammogram through their provider and be released from their provider first to have a regular annual screening mammogram.
 
For more information: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/cancer/EWC/Documen...
 
If you qualify and would like to schedule an appointment forOctober 18 between 10a.m. – 3 p.m., please email SAGAFTRAHealth@sagaftra.org with your name, SAG-AFTRA ID number, a time frame that would work for you and a phone number. We will then contact you with your appointment time.