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City Of Albuquerque > Announcements > Mammography Van at City Hall - May 8 and May 18  

Announcements: Mammography Van at City Hall - May 8 and May 18

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Mammography Van at City Hall - May 8 and May 18  

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The City of Albuquerque BetterHealth Program and Presbyterian Health Plan have arranged to bring the Mobile Mammography Van to City Hall.  City employees may take 30 minutes Paid Leave-Other (PLO) with prior approval from their supervisors (see attached memo below).  Family members with accepted health plans are invited to participate.

 

·       Monday, May 8, 8:00am – 5:00pm, City Hall Vicinity (6th and Marquette)

·       Thursday, May 18, 8:00am – 5:00pm, City Hall Vicinity (6th and Marquette)

 

Call 505-332-6967 to schedule your screening mammogram.  There is no co-payment for Presbyterian Health Plan members.   Other health insurance plans may be accepted - call the scheduling number to confirm insurance coverage.

 

Here are a few breast cancer prevention and screening recommendations: 

·       Adopting the following health patterns can help reduce the risk of breast cancer:  maintain a healthy weight, get regular physical activity, and limit alcohol intake.

·       The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that most women age 50-74 should have a screening mammogram every 2 years. 

·       Women 40-49 years old and those who think they may have a higher risk of breast cancer are advised to speak with their doctors about when to have a screening mammogram.  The attached CDC Breast Cancer Fact Sheet includes risk factors and warning signs. 

 

Expires

5/19/2017 

Questions? Please contact:

Gatan, Lisa M. 
Attachments
30 Minutes Approved Mammography May 2017.pdf    
BreastCancerFactSheet-CDC.pdf    
Created at 4/11/2017 3:44 PM  by Timmerman, Susan E. 
Last modified at 4/11/2017 3:44 PM  by Timmerman, Susan E.