Support quality local journalism. Become a subscriber.

Didn't get a chance to finish your story? Purchase a day pass digital subscription and you'll receive unlimited online access for one day (24 hours). You will have immediate access upon completion of your purchase.

Mammogram

MercyOne medical centers will have Free Mammo Nights to help women of limited means to get screened for breast cancer.

MercyOne is once again offering an opportunity for women to receive free mammograms. The event is for women ages 40 and older who have cost-barriers to receiving their yearly mammogram.

“We had tremendous success with our past events, with many women getting a provider exam and consult in the same visit,” says Kelly Flaucher, supervisor of breast care at MercyOne. “We want to make sure women don’t miss out on this opportunity to get their screening without the cost barrier.”

Dates for this year’s Free Mammo Night events are: 3:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at Waterloo Medical Center; 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 at Cedar Falls Medical Center; and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 at Oelwein Medical Center

Appointments are required and a limited number are available. To schedule an appointment at Free Mammo Night, women may call 319-292-2225.

Partners financially supporting this event include MercyOne Waterloo Foundation, Black Hawk County Health Department Care for Yourself Program and the Check the Girls Foundation.