(07/18/2012)
The Gilmer County Health Department will hold their 7th annual Health Fair Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Health Dept. located at 809 Mineral Road Glenville, WV.

Low cost blood work includes:

CMP12+LP+6AC - $12.50
PSA - $12.00
Thyroid Panel with TSH - $15.00
Hemoglobin A1C - $9.00
CBC w Diff. w/ Platelets - $5.00

* For More information call 304-462-7351 *

FREE - Osteoporosis Screening, Mammograms, Cholesterol Screening, Glucose Screening, Weight, Blood Pressure, Prostate Exams, Pulse Oximetry, BMI, Derma Scan, Stress Tests, Breast Exams, and Pap Smears

Bonnie's Bus Mobile Mammography Unit will be parked at Gilmer County Health Department, 809 Mineral Road Glenville, WV, Wednesday, July 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A doctor's order is required for screening or one may be obtained at the clinic. For more information, or to schedule an appointment call 304-462-7351. Medicare, Medicaid, BCCSP and all private insurances accepted. Funds are available so that no woman over 40 is turned away.

Bonnie's Bus is a mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia, offering breast cancer screening in a comfortable, convenient environment. In 2011, Bonnie's Bus provided mammograms in 95 screening days with an average of 16 women screened per day.

The Bus serves women who have private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare, and uninsured women who are participants in the WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening program.

Bonnie's Bus was created in honor of Bonnie Wells Wilson the mother of Jo Statler, who succumbed to breast cancer in a remote area of the state with no access to screening mammography. Bonnie's Bus has a mission to provide breast cancer screening services to women in West Virginia, especially those in rural parts of the state with limited or no access to screening mammography.

With funding from grants and donations, mammograms are provided for women without coverage, so that no woman over the age of 40 is ever turned away; age 40 is the recommended age to begin screening mammograms.

Bonnie's Bus works in close partnership with the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP) which provides screening services to uninsured or underinsured women whose income, by federal guidelines, is at or below 200% of the national poverty level.


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