UAW-Ford Hosts No Cost Mammogram Screenings

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 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UAW-Ford will offer a five-day mobile mammogram screening for metro Detroit’s uninsured women starting Oct. 12.

“Helping to improve the quality of life for the communities in which we live and work is a chief principle of UAW-Ford. We have a long history of working collectively to build strong cars and strong communities,” says Jimmy Settles, UAW-Ford vice president.

This year, the program length was extended, enhancing accessibility to the following locations:

  • Oct. 12: UAW-Ford (NPC), 151 W. Jefferson, Detroit
  • Oct. 13: Jermaine Jackson Community Center, 58 Orchard, Mount Clemens
  • Oct. 14: UAW-Ford Local 600, 10550 Dix, Dearborn
  • Oct. 15: UAW-Ford Local 900, 38200 Michigan Ave., Wayne
  • Oct. 16: UAW-Ford Local 387, 24250 Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock

There will be 25 appointments available per day, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., for women ages 40 and older to schedule a safe, secure mammogram screening by Northland Radiology, compliments of UAW-Ford.

To schedule a confidential screening, attendees must make an appointment by calling: 313-392-7398. Results will be mailed, and will include a referral center in the event of detection.

“The UAW-Ford partnership enables us to offer programs that make a positive impact for others, such as the return of free mobile mammograms,” says Bill Dirksen, Ford Motor Co.’s vice president of labor affairs. “We are proud to offer vital resources that contribute to building stronger communities.”

 

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