Free Mammogram Friday

The average price for a mammogram in Savannah can range from $200 to $250.
In honor of breast cancer awareness you can take advantage having mammogram without worrying about how you will pay for it
The Chatham County Health Department’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program is partnering with St. Joseph’s /Candler Mobile Mammography Program to support women in our community.
They will provide free mammograms on Friday.
Women between 40 and 64 years old without insurance are eligible.
Health experts encourage you to make your breast health a priority.
“To make sure that you don’t have any lumps or anything.
Some if the symptoms include breast tender, painful around the breast discharge from nipples not necessarily really means that it is breast cancer.  So our goal is to educate the community to have them be aware of the symptoms.  And also let them know it’s not necessarily cancer it could be something else,” says Chatham County Health Educator Ekta Patel.
The free mammogram screening is Friday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  at the Chatham County Health Department-1395 Eisenhower Drive to make an appointment call
(912) 819-6800.

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