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Mammovan to make stops in Nye County

Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan, which offers mammography services will make stops in Amargosa, Beatty, Round Mountain and Tonopah, officials said in a news release.

The Mammovan will be visiting locations across Nevada.

The screenings are primarily for women age 40 and older, however, screenings will be provided to those younger than 40 who have a physician referral.

Details of the upcoming stops:

■ Amargosa, Monday, July 10, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nevada Health Centers, 845 E. Amargosa Farm Road

■ Beatty, Tuesday, July 11, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Beatty Senior Center, 150 A Ave. South

■ Round Mountain, Thursday, July 13, 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Round Mountain Gold Clinic, 1 Smoky Valley Mine Road

■ Round Mountain, Friday, July 14, 8 a.m. -2:30 p.m., Round Mountain Gold Clinic, 1 Smoky Valley Mine Road

■ Tonopah, Saturday, July 15, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Renown Medical Group, 825 S. Main St.

Nevada Health Centers operates the Mammovan, a mobile mammography van that provides convenient access to mammography services to women.

The Mammovan began operations in 2000 and was initially made possible by a grant secured by former U.S. Rep. John Ensign, R-Nev., and former first lady of Nevada, Dema Guinn.

Nevada Health Centers has been able to continue to operate the Mammovan thanks to generous donors and grant funding.

It was one of six organizations to receive a grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The grant was awarded in support of the Mammovan Program and will be used to meet the mammography screening needs of women throughout Nevada.

For an appointment, call 1-877-581-6266.

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