Centegra Health System continues to encourage women to take care of their breast health by offering three reasons to get a mammogram. During February, women who get a mammogram at one of Centegra’s convenient locations will receive a lavender and vanilla lotion gift, a free one-day pass to Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center and a chance to win a Pandora bracelet from Dalzell & Co. Jewelers in Crystal Lake.In addition, Centegra is continuing to offer Mammo Mondays, a special event conducted at select sites on Mondays throughout the month in which women are encouraged to ban together as mothers and daughters, sisters and friends to take the stress out of an annual screening. Women can enjoy time together while receiving screening mammograms, bone density screenings, free expert bra fittings and light snacks.The following are the Mammo Monday dates in February:
- 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Centegra Gavers Breast Center
- 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry
- 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Centegra Health Center – Huntley
- 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock
At Centegra, a mammogram is more than just a screening. It is a caring experience leaving women wondering why they did not make their mammogram appointment sooner. Centegra offers four convenient, high-tech imaging suites in Crystal Lake, Huntley, McHenry or Woodstock, so a mammogram experience is close to home. Centegra also provides mammograms in a relaxing atmosphere with the latest state-of-the-art digital mammography, a MammoPad for extra physical comfort and caring Associates dedicated to making every mammogram experience focused on each individual.The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms for women 40 and older to maintain breast health and as a proven way to detect breast cancer in its earliest stage. Centegra is committed to maintaining the health and wellness of women in the community and celebrates the commitment women make to breast health.Quick 30-minute appointments are easy to schedule and are recommended. Walk-ins are welcome at Centegra Health Center – Huntley and Centegra Gavers Breast Center – Crystal Lake. Patients should bring a physician order to the appointment. To schedule an appointment, call 815-334-5566 or visit centegra.org/mammo for more details. Financial assistance is also available.