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TWU offers health screenings to the community

1/6/06


DENTON — Texas Woman’s University’s Student Health Services will begin its focus on health in 2006 by offering free HIV testing and low-cost mammograms. The health screenings are available to the Denton area community.

For more information, contact Priyanka Lalwani, TWU health education coordinator, at (940) 898-3833.

The free HIV testing will be conducted from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning Jan. 18 and continuing at the same time each Wednesday through May 3. Walk-ins are welcome, though appointments are preferred. Each test includes an educational session that will last approximately one hour. Test results will be available at the end of each individual’s session. Testing will be conducted by ExHALE Services of MHMR Tarrant County and will take place at TWU’s Student Health Services, located on Administration Drive on the Denton campus. To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call (940) 898-3833. All information will be kept confidential.

The Methodist Health System’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be in TWU’s visitor’s parking lot, located on the northwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7. To qualify for a mammogram, you must be 35 years of age or older with no breast implants nor any current breast problems.

The cost for the mammogram is $90. All major insurance claims will be filed, including Medicare and Medicaid. Payment of $98 is required for those not filing insurance. To schedule an appointment, call (800) 727-6131 or (214) 947-0026. For more information, contact TWU Student Health Services at (940) 898-3833.

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For Further Information Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu
 

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