FMH Taking Mobile Digital Mammography Truck to Carmi Saturday, November 3
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be taking their Digital Mammography Truck to Carmi for a Mobile Mammography Event on Saturday, November 3from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Digital Mammography Truck will be set up on the Egyptian Health Department Parking Lot at 1705 College Ave. in Carmi. To schedule a Digital Mammogram for this Mobile Mammography Event on November 3, call the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department at 618-847-8249; however, walk-ins appointments are welcome!
Screening mammograms only take about 15 minutes to perform. Patients who do not have any detectable problems or tissue changes at this time only need the following information when they come to register: name, birth date, insurance card, and the name of the doctor who they wish the report be sent. Patients who are under the age of 40 will need a physician order. In addition, those who have had a mammogram within less than one year or are having problems or tissue changes should secure a physician order.
Free Mammograms Available
Those without insurance or those with a very high deductable may apply for a FREE mammogram. FMH was awarded 40 free digital mammograms through the Susan G. Komen Evansville Tri-State’s Pink Ribbon Grant. Simply contact Fairfield Memorial Hospital Digital Mammography for more information at 618-847-8249 or you may apply for the free mammogram at the event.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital believes that good quality screening mammography does save lives. Mammography is an integral part of preventative medicine for women and that is why Fairfield Memorial Hospital is reaching out to surrounding communities and offering the most advanced mammography system, digital mammography.