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September 20, 2023 Mobile Mammography Unit at Hannahville Health Center
September 18 - September 19
HANNAHVILLE INDIAN COMMUNITY – In partnership with Betty Ford Breast Care Services, the Hannahville Indian Community Health Center will be hosting the 4th Annual Mobile Mammography event on Wednesday, September 20 – Friday, September 22, 2023.
No-cost breast cancer screening is available to any woman who would like to have their screening completed, and includes women of all races in Delta Menominee counties, local tribal community members, tribal employees, and casino employees. Mammograms are completed in just 10 – 15 minutes. Making an appointment will ensure that this screening is done at no cost and at a time convenient for you. Past participants of this screening event have stated, “The staff is so nice, it didn’t hurt, and it was the quickest mammogram I’ve ever had.” and many others have stated, “If it weren’t for this event, I wouldn’t have completed my mammogram this year.”
If you are a woman age 40 or older, and due or overdue for your annual mammogram, please contact the Hannahville Indian Community Health Center by calling Kelly Hansen at 906-723-2570 to make your appointment for Wednesday, September 20, or call Emily Ferroni at 231-268-1307 if you want an appointment on Thursday, September 21 or Friday, September 22. Please be sure to leave your name and phone number if you are asked to leave a voice message.
Mammograms are available for insured, uninsured, and underinsured women. If you are uninsured, underinsured, or can’t afford your insurance or Medicare Part A deductible please call, Emily Ferroni, at 231-268-1307 to enroll in the Michigan Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program (BC3NP). The BC3NP program can arrange and pay for program-eligible women to receive breast cancer screenings at this event, follow-up care for an abnormal test result, and treatment should the individual be diagnosed with breast cancer.
On Wednesday, September 20, the mobile unit will be at the Hannahville Health Center, N15019 Hannahville B-1 Road, Wilson, Mich. 49896.
On Thursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22, the mobile unit will be at the Island Resort and Casino, W399 US2 & 41, Harris, Mich. 49845.
This women’s health event is a collaborative effort of the Hannahville Indian Community, the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, and Health Betty Ford Breast Care Services.
Before arriving at Hannahville the mobile mammography unit provided by Spectrum Health Betty Ford Care Services will be providing mammograms to women in the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Monday, September 18 – Tuesday, September 19, 2023.
Those looking for more information on the opportunity to get their mammogram with the mobile unit in Hannahville on September 20 – 22, 2023 should reach out to Kelly Hansen at 906-723-2570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit corporation duly organized under a state charter filed April 16, 1968. The agency represents all twelve federally recognized tribes in Michigan. The agency is divided into several different divisions, including headstart; early headstart; health services; behavioral health; environmental services; child, family, and education services; and administration. The agency employs approximately 160 employees. 35 of these employees are based in the agency’s central office in Sault Ste. Marie, while member tribes have offices and staff on site. Visit https://www.itcmi.org/ to learn more about the agency.
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan