No-cost mammograms for women in need

No-cost mammograms for women in need

No-cost mammograms for women in need

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by KING Staff

KING5.com

Posted on October 25, 2009 at 2:36 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

SEATTLE - Unemployment continues to be on the rise in Western Washington. Because of this many people are being to forced to make changes in their lives. Among these changes, preventative care.

For women, one of the most important things they can do is to have a annual mammogram.

Because of the importance, KING 5 and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are teaming up to offer no-cost mammograms to those in need. The mammograms will be available Wednesday, Oct. 28 and Thursday, Oct. 29.

The Mammovan will be in two Seattle locations.

On Wednesday, it will be parked outside the Ballard Safeway at 1423 NW Market St., from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Then on Thursday, it will park outside the Safeway at 7300 Roosevelt Way NE, in Seattle from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

To find out if you're eligible for a no-cost mammogram, call (206) 288-7800.

You can also find more mammography information on the SCCA's Web site.

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