Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Our mammogram and pap test services

YWCA Women's Health Outreach conducts a mobile mammogram for income eligible people 40 and over, who are un- or under insured, under the FREE  BCCHP . This means with the new Affordable Health Care Act, you do not qualify for Apple Health, or did not sign up for the subsidized health insurance, as well as if you are an immigrant or an immigrant under 5 years in America. Congratulations for the people  who obtained insurance you are very welcome as well!! The mobile mammogram coach from Swedish Hospital will be on site providing breast exams and pap tests. For an appointment call Marilyn (206) 461.4489.

Free pap test services for all

Simon AdrianeEllis, ARNP and CNM from Cedar River Clinics will be providing free pap tests and chest exams. Simon is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, and Washington State LGBTQ Birth and Family Professionals. His work on the ACNM’s Gender Bias Task Force has included co-authoring a position statement describing the role of midwives in providing care for transgender and gender variant individuals. Simon has a long history of social justice organizing around issues of racial and economic justice and LGBTQ rights, and brings these values to his work as a healthcare provider. His practice is focused on providing empowering sexual and reproductive health services across the lifespan for people of all gender identities. Last year he helped launched Cedar River Clinics’ new LBGTQ Wellness Services, expanding the clinic’s work to include management of gender affirming hormone therapy.  Tasha Waller, MA will be assisting.


Doris Harris from the Breast Cancer Navigation Project will tabling and providing information on how to navigate the complex experience of having breast cancer.

Check Your Boobies will have an information table about their program. Stop by to learn how to sign up for monthly email or text reminders to check your boobies.

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