County and hospital helping to offer free mammograms

By WEEK Producer

October 17, 2013 Updated Oct 18, 2013 at 9:22 AM CDT

TAZEWELL COUNTY -- Tazewell County is teaming up with a local hospital to provide free mammograms.

Friday, October 18 is the 12th annual National Mammography Day.

To help celebrate, the Tazewell County Health Department is joining with the Women's Diagnostic Center at Pekin Hospital to provide free mammograms.

They will be available to women between the ages of 40 and 64 who do not have insurance.

The free screenings will offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No appointment is necessary.

To qualify, women need to bring proof of age, and the last two pay stubs for anyone in the household who in employed.

For more information, you can call the Tazewell County Health Department at (309) 477-2223.

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