Mobile Clinic Offers Orange County Women Free Mammograms
“It’s like a weight has been lifted," says one local woman after using the service.
Orange County Register:
Women Can Get Free Mammogram Exams From A Mobile Van Traveling Through OC This Month
Amelia Cortes visited Northgate Gonzalez Market Monday morning to check one important item off her list – a much overdue mammogram. Cortes, 60, first underwent a breast exam in the grocery store’s employee lounge. Then she got a free mammogram inside a mobile clinic parked out front. In all, 30 uninsured women had the imaging procedure done in an event organized by Susan G. Komen Orange County. (10/17)
In other women's health news —
Planned Parenthood Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary
Planned Parenthood marked its 100th anniversary on Sunday. Today, it has more than 650 health centers nationwide. The organization is one of the nation's leading providers of reproductive health care. It's also a major advocate for women's health and comprehensive sex education. The local affiliate, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, has 17 health centers in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties. (Goldberg, 10/17)