All-inclusive women’s cancer screenings to be held


RUTLAND — Through its Breast Education Screening and 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.

In collaboration with OhioHealth Mobile Mammography, the Heritage College CHP will also offer same-day mammography at the Rutland mobile clinic. The next mobile clinic in Meigs County is Friday May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Rutland River of Life Church, 37028 State Route 124 in Rutland. Services are available to all women, uninsured, underinsured or insured. Appointments are required and women should call 740-593-2432 or 1-800-844-2654.

Services offered through CHP mobile clinics include breast health education, PAP tests, breast and pelvic exams, same-day mammograms, navigation through the continuum of care & Susan G. Komen Columbus® grant funding for financial support for mammograms. In addition to the mobile clinics, clinics are held at the college’s Heritage Community Clinic on the Ohio University Athens campus.

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.