Women’s cancer screenings clinic set

Staff Report

POMEROY — All-inclusive women’s cancer screenings will begin in Pomeroy on Jan. 8, 2018.

A women’s cancer screening mobile clinic offering same-day mammography is scheduled in Pomeroy for Monday, Jan. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Meigs County Health Department, 112 East Memorial Drive. Appointments are required. Patients should call 740-593-2432 or 1-800-844-2654 to schedule an appointment.

Services offered through CHP mobile clinics include breast health education, women’s cancer screenings, PAP tests, breast and pelvic exams, navigation through the continuum of care & Susan G. Komen Columbus® grant funding for 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.

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 same-day mammography at Meigs County mobile clinics. Services are available to all women, uninsured, underinsured or insured.

The most current dates, times and locations for upcoming clinics to area counties are located on the CHP online events calendar – https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/community-clinic/calendar.cfm, or call 740.593.2432 or 800.844.2654.


Staff Report