Breast Cancer Screening in Elmont

Senator Elaine Phillips, in partnership with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center will be sponsoring a free breast cancer screening on Thursday, October 26 in Elmont.

The program will take place at Belmont’s Chaplaincy’s Office parking lot (2150 Hempstead Tpke. Elmont NY)  at Gate 6  from 9 am to 12 pm.

Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. On-site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self-examination. Patients and their physicians will be notified of the exam results.

NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

  • The program is open to Nassau County women age 40 and over;
  • Women who are covered by insurance, Medicaid or Medicare will have their carrier billed and must bring their information card to the screening, along with a prescription from their physician;
  • Women 40 and older without health insurance may be eligible for the Cancer Screening Grant Program which covers the cost of screening and follow up if necessary.

 

Women who live in the 7th Senate District that would like to make an appointment for a breast cancer screening on October 26 in Elmont should call Senator Phillips’ office at 516-746-5924.

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