All-inclusive women’s cancer screenings available in Meigs County


RACINE —Through its Breast Education Screening & Navigation Program, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs (CHP) has long provided mobile women’s cancer screening clinics around southeastern Ohio as part of its mission to improve women’s health in the region.

Through collaboration with The Ohio State University’s James Comprehensive Mobile Mammography unit, the Heritage College CHP is able to provide women’s cancer screenings with same-day mammography at Meigs County mobile clinics. Services are available to all women, uninsured, underinsured or insured.

Heritage College CHP will be offering a women’s cancer screening clinic with same-day mammography on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the First Baptist Church on 5th Street in Racine, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are required. Patients should call 740-593-2432 or 1-800-844-2654 to schedule an appointment.

Services offered through the mobile clinics include breast health education, women’s cancer screenings, PAP tests, breast and pelvic exams, navigation through the continuum of care and Susan G. Komen Columbus® grant funding to provide financial support for mammograms. In addition to the mobile clinics, services are also provided at the college’s Heritage Community Clinic on the Ohio University Athens campus.

To view the most current dates, times and locations for upcoming clinics to area counties you can access the Community Health Program event calendar online – https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/community-clinic/calendar.cfm, or call one of the phone numbers listed above.