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YWCA to host mobile mammogram unit

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center mobile mammography unit will be parked at YWCA on Oct. 13. (Courtesy photo)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Local nonprofit YWCA is bringing a mobile unit to its campus next week to help the community at large access mammograms easier.

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center’s mammogram mobile will be set up on Thursday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at 2815 S. College Road. A team of female technologists will run the operation.

Though appointments are not required, they are recommended and all patients will need a primary care provider or OB/GYN to schedule the X-ray and receive the report. Appointments can be made by calling 910-721-1485, with insurance card and government issued ID available, if able.

The unit has six steps and isn’t handicap accessible. Interpretation services are available as well. 

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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