Taylorville Memorial Hospital along with the other hospitals in the Memorial Health System will be offering free breast cancer screenings for women aged 40 and older who are uninsured or under-insured during October as part of Mammogram Mondays.
Appointments are required; no walk-ins are available. Educational materials will be available, including information on general breast health and how to perform breast self-exams. To schedule an appointment call 217-707-5550 for Taylorville Memorial Hospital. The screenings are being provided free by the Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
For Decatur Memorial Hospital call 217-876-2320, for Jacksonville, call 479-5696, for Lincoln call 217-605-5108, and for Springfield Memorial Hospital call 217-757-4211. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society recommends all women 40 years of age or older have screening mammograms annually. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.