Story last updated at 5/27/2009 - 11:02 am
SKAGWAY - The mobile mammogram van will visit Skagway on June 9-12.
SEARHC would like to encourage the Alaska Native women living in Skagway to take the time to get a mobile mammogram. If you are Native and have no insurance, SEARHC Contract Health Services will pay 100 percent of the cost for your mobile mammogram. If you have insurance, SEARHC Contract Health Services will pick up the balance after your insurance has been billed.
To schedule a mammogram, call Lori Tronrud of Skagway's Dahl Memorial Clinic at the Edward A. and Jenny Rasmuson Community Health Center at 983-2255.
Non-Native women with a limited income may be eligible to receive these services for free. To find out if you qualify, please contact the State of Alaska Breast and Cervical Health Check program at 1-800-410-6266.