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Mobile Mammography Sunday Program

UTMB offers ‘Sunday Screenings’ - Free Screening Mammograms for women in our community

Mammogram program for uninsured Galveston County residents

UTMB Health and The Ruth Kempner Endowment for Breast Cancer Screening are partnering to provide free screening mammograms for uninsured women in our community. The Susan G. Komen foundation has stated that a significant number of uninsured women in Galveston County are not receiving their annual screening mammograms. In an effort to reach these uninsured women, UTMB Health is bringing the mobile mammography van to churches in Galveston County. The screenings are being offered at:

Sunday, April 6, 2014
8 am to 2 pm
Greater St. Matthew’s
6333 Hwy 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563
(409) 986-5453
Sunday, April 27, 2014
8 am to 2 pm
Clear Lake Islamic Center
17511 El Comino Real
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 480-3332
Sunday, May 18, 2014
8 am to 2 pm
Ave L Baptist Church
2612 Ave L
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 762-8795
Sunday, June 8, 2014
8 am to 2 pm
Greater Barbour’s Chapel
7420 FM 1765
Texas City, TX 77591
(409) 935-1100

Although these events are being hosted at local churches, uninsured program participants do not need to be members of these church congregations in order to receive a free screening mammogram. However, participants need to PRE REGISTER for the program and have to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Legal resident of Galveston County
  • Between 40-64 years old
  • Uninsured
  • Participants cannot have mammogram coverage
    through Medicaid and/or Medicare
  • Not pregnant
  • Have not received a mammogram in the past 12 months
  • No personal history of breast cancer in the past 5 years
  • No current breast pain, breast discharge, or palpable breast abnormalitie
  • Must complete and sign the application and consent forms

The mobile van will only provide free screening mammograms for pre-registered, uninsured women. To enroll, pick up a registration packet from any of the church offices or the UTMB Galveston Breast Imaging Department (2nd floor of the University Hospital Clinic Bldg) or the UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes, League City (2nd floor),or download here in English or Spanish, and return these items to any of these locations no later than March 30 (Hitchcock) April 20 (Houston), May 11 (Galveston) or June 1 (Texas City).

If you have any questions about this program or application, please contact Ida Hernandez at UTMB, at (832) 505-1721.

 

Call for assistance day or night 409-772-2222

Download the Sunday Screenings flyer.

Download a registration packet here:

Visit the UTMB Health Department of Radiology

Visit the Breast Health and Imaging Center  

Breast Health and Imaging Center
2240 Gulf Freeway South
Suite 2.110
League City, TX 77573
832-505-1700

Advanced Imaging Center
Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, Texas 77573
832-505-1400
409-772-7150 

UTMB Health Radiology at Galveston
1005 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX, 77555
409-772-7150 

UTMB Health Radiology/Imaging
Primary Care Pavilion
400 Harborside Dr., Suite 111
Galveston, TX, 77555
409-772-6851

 
 

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