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WOW Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Mammograms

POSTED: November 5, 2017 5:00 p.m.

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: October 31, 2017 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle. 

The Health System’s commitment to fighting breast cancer was recognized with a generous $50,000 grant from Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen in March 2017. The grant helps to provide screening and diagnostic breast imaging services for uninsured and low-income patients. 

The WOW will provide mammograms at the following locations during the month of November. 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

McIntosh Family Medicine Center, 1022 Miller Lane SW, Darien

Call 912-466-5857 for information and appointments. 

Friday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Wellness Way Medical Office Complex, 7000 Wellness Way, St. Simons Island

Call 912-466-5235 for information and appointments. 

Thursday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

McKinney Community Health Center, 9355 N. Main St., Nahunta

Call 912-462-6222 for information and appointments. 

Monday, Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Brantley Family Medicine Center, 21300 Hwy 82, Waynesville

Call 912-466-5941 for information and appointments. 

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

IGA Supermarket, U.S. Hwy 84, Ludowici

Call 912-545-2107 ext. 233 for information and appointments. 

Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

McKinney Community Health Center, 711 Charles Gillman Ave., Kingsland

Call 912-510-9728 for information and appointments. 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Darien Primary Care, 1135 North Way, Darien

Call 912-437-2442 for information and appointments. 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Coastal Community Health Services, 106 Shoppers Way, Brunswick

Call 912-466-5235 for information and appointments. 

The Health System began its mobile mammography in 2006 with the custom designed WOW, a completely self-contained mobile health vehicle that features the same advanced digital mammography equipment found at the Health System’s Breast Care Center. It is staffed by female mammography technologists specially trained to perform breast imaging, and all mobile unit mammograms are read by the same group of radiologists who review Breast Care Center mammograms. The WOW is accredited by the American College of Radiology and certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

Please note that all mammograms require a physician’s order; most insurances are accepted and financial assistance is available to patients who qualify. For more information about low or no-cost mammograms for uninsured or low-income persons in Brantley, Camden, Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties, call 912-466-5235. 

If you would like to schedule the WOW mobile health vehicle for your not-for-profit event, please call the Southeast Georgia Health System Health, Promotion & Wellness department at 912-466-5160. 

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