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Dec. 29 - Mammograms Provided on WOW Mobile Health Vehicle in Jan.

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Brunswick Business Journal Staff Report
 
December 29, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is providing mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle. In early 2018, the Health System’s commitment to fighting breast cancer was recognized with a generous $50,000 grant from Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The grant helps to provide screening and diagnostic breast imaging services for uninsured and low-income patients.
 
The WOW will provide mammograms at the following locations during the month of January.
 
Thursday, Jan. 3, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
McIntosh Family Medicine Center, 1022 Miller Lane SW, Darien
Call 912-466-5857 for information and appointments.
 
Friday, Jan. 4, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wellness Way Medical Office Complex, 7000 Wellness Way, St. Simons Island
Call 912-466-5235 for information and appointments.
 
Monday, Jan. 7, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Glynn County Health Department, 2747 4th St., Brunswick
Call 912-264-3961 ext. 3249 for information and appointments.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
McKinney Community Health Center, 9355 N. Main St., Nahunta
Call 912-462-6222 for information and appointments.
 
Monday, Jan. 14, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Brantley Family Medicine Center, 21300 Hwy 82, Waynesville
Call 912-466-5941 for information and appointments.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
IGA Supermarket, U.S. Hwy 84, Ludowici
Call 912-545-2107 ext. 233 for information and appointments.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Coastal Community Health Services, 6574 Shellman Bluff Rd., Shellman Bluff
Call 912-580-0073 for information and appointments.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Perry Park Clinic, 2215 Bartow St., Brunswick
Call 912-275-8028 for information and appointments.
 
Thursday, Jan. 24, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
McKinney Community Health Center, 711 Charles Gillman Ave., Kingsland
Call 912-510-9728 for information and appointments.
 
The Health System began its mobile mammography in 2006 with the custom designed WOW, a completely self-contained mobile health vehicle that features the same advanced digital mammography equipment found at the Health System’s Breast Care Center. It is staffed by female mammography technologists specially trained to perform breast imaging, and all mobile unit mammograms are read by the same group of radiologists who review Breast Care Center mammograms. The WOW is accredited by the American College of Radiology and certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
 
Please note that all mammograms require a physician’s order; most insurances are accepted and financial assistance is available to patients who qualify. For more information about low or no-cost mammograms for uninsured or low-income persons in Brantley, Camden, Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties, call 912-466-5235.
 
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