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Centegra plans Mammo Monday events in July, August

Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – Centegra Health System will sponsor Mammo Monday events throughout McHenry County during July and August.

Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event to take control of their breast and bone health. Offerings include screening mammograms, bone-density screenings, free expert bra fittings and light snacks.

Upcoming Mammo Mondays will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations:

• July 1 at Centegra Gavers Breast Center, 360 N. Terra Cotta Road, Crystal Lake.

• July 8 at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, 4201 Medical Center Drive, McHenry.

• July 15 at Centegra Health Center-Huntley, 10350 Haligus Road, Huntley.

• July 22 at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, 3701 Doty Road, Woodstock.

• Aug. 5 at Centegra Gavers Breast Center 

• Aug. 12 at Centegra Hospital-McHenry 

• Aug. 19 at Centegra Health Center-Huntley 

• Aug. 26 at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock 

The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms for women 40 and older to maintain breast health and as a proven way to detect breast cancer in its earliest stage.

Quick 30-minute appointments are recommended. Walk-ins are welcome at Centegra Health Center-Huntley and Centegra Gavers Breast Center in Crystal Lake. Physician orders are needed for a mammogram screening and a bone-density exam.

Patients should bring a physician order to the appointment.

To schedule an appointment, call 815-334-5566 or visit centegra.org/mammo for details.

Financial assistance is available.

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