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FOR RELEASE: March 9 , 2006
CONTACT: Pamela Williams
  Office of Communications
  405/271-5601


 

 

 

Take Charge! Program
Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening

The Neighbors Along the Line Clinic, located at 5000 Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa, is having a Take Charge! clinic on Tuesday, March 21. Women who qualify for the Take Charge! Program will receive no cost clinical breast exams, Pap smears, and a coupon for a mammogram. The clinic will be held on March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To schedule your appointment at the clinic, call 918-584-1111.

In order to qualify for services, a woman must meet the following guidelines:

  • low income; and
  • not covered by insurance or a high unmet deductible; and
  • not covered by Medicaid or Medicare, and
  • between the ages of 50-64.

In addition to the clinic on March 21, other Take Charge! clinics are scheduled at this location from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.

This program is offered through a partnership between the OU College of Nursing and the Take Charge! Program, Chronic Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Early screening to detect and treat breast cancer is important in the fight against breast cancer and can save lives. For more information about the Take Charge! Program, call 405-271-4072.

 

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