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Cancer Screening Mobile Unit
The Southeast Regional Health Screening Program is a rural-based program that uses a mobile medical vehicle to perform vital health screenings.
The program provides underserved residents the opportunity to receive the cancer screening services they need, when they need them. The program specifically targets citizens in Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike counties in Alabama, and those living in southwest Georgia and northwest Florida who have limited or no access to regular breast, prostate and colorectal cancer screenings.
The 40-foot mobile medical vehicle is equipped with a screening mammography suite, an education area and a laboratory. Screening for breast, prostate and colorectal cancers can be done easily, and if detected in the earliest stages treatment options are greater.
MONTHLY SCREENING SCHEDULE
The Southeast Regional Health Screening Program's mobile unit will visit the following communities this month for digital mammograms, PSA and fecal occult blood kits. All tests are insurance filed. To schedule an appointment for when the mobile unit is in your area call 34-793-8006 or 800-524-1537.
August 4, 1st Med of Elba
August 5, Enterprise Medical Clinic
August 6, Gulf Coast Nursing Facility, Panama City
August 7, Henry County Rehabilitation Center
August 11, Lyster Army Hospital, Ft. Rucker
August 12, Enterprise Medical Clinic
August 13, Glen Cove Nursing Facility, Panama City
August 14, Pioneer Community Hospital, Blakeley, GA
August 18, SARHA Doctor's Center, Troy, AL
August 19, Enterprise Medical Clinic
August 20, Pioneer Community Hospital, Blakeley, GA
August 21, Lyster Army Hospital, Ft. Rucker
August 25, Lyster Army Hospital, Ft. Rucker
August 26, Enterprise Medical Clinic
August 27 Brynwood Nursing Facility, Monticello, FL
August 28, Miller County Hospital, Ft. Gaines, GA
- Screening mammograms for breast cancer.
- Fecal blood testing for colon cancer.
- PSA tests for prostate cancer.
- Assistance getting more testing and treatment if needed.
RESULTS AND COSTS
A doctor's referral is not needed for the Southeast Regional Health Screening Program. Test results can be mailed to your doctor and to your home within 10 business days.
All costs for the screenings are covered by insurance or Medicare/Medicaid. Please bring your insurance card with you when you come for your screening. Patients are responsible for co-pays and deductibles.
LARGE SERVICE AREA
The Southeast Regional Health Screening Program's mobile medical unit has provided health education and/or screenings for:
- Senior centers in southeast Alabama.
- Rural physician clinics
- Rural hospitals
- Nursing homes/assisted living facilities
- Military community at Ft. Rucker
- General public
To schedule a screening, call 334-793-8006 or 1-800-548-1537.