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Mobile Mammography Service “Bonnie’s Bus” Coming to 11 Communities in WV

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Bonnie’s Bus mobile mammography unit will visit 11 communities across the state offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women.

A service of WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals and the WVU Cancer Institute, Bonnie’s Bus will be at:

  • West Union Bank in Salem from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 25. For an appointment, call 304-782-2000.
  • Community Care of Clarksburg from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 26. For an appointment, call 304-317-7265.
  • Family Medical Clinic of Jane Lew from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 27. For an appointment, call 304-884-7880.
  • Doddridge County Health Department in West Union from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 28. For an appointment, call 304-873-1531.
  • Belington Medical Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on July 29. For an appointment, call 304-823-2222.
  • Community Care of Marlinton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 1 and 2. For an appointment, call 304-799-4404, ext. 1207.
  • Community Care of Green Bank from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 3 and 4. For an appointment, call 304-456-5115, ext. 1100.
  • Prudich Medical Center in Montcalm from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 8. For an appointment, call 304-598-3251, ext. 0.
  • Bluestone Family Practice in Bluefield from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 9. For an appointment, call 304-800-5413.
  • Bluestone Health Center in Princeton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 10. For an appointment, call 304-431-5499.
  • Summers County Health Department in Hinton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 11. For an appointment, call 304-466-3388.

The screening mammograms are billed to private insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare, if available. Patients who are underinsured or uninsured and meet enrollment criteria will be assisted in enrolling in the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP) to cover the cost of their screening mammogram. Uninsured women living in West Virginia who are 40 and older can receive a free screening mammogram on the Bus through the generosity of grant funding and donations. A physician’s order is needed for a mammogram.

Bonnie’s Bus has provided more than 26,000 mammograms for women throughout West Virginia and led to the detection of more than 125 cases of breast cancer since 2009. Many of those screened are underinsured or uninsured and qualify for screening through the WVBCCSP.

Bonnie’s Bus works in collaboration with a statewide partnership of clinicians, public health professionals, women’s groups, and other community leaders working to help reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer in West Virginia.

Made possible by a generous gift from West Virginia natives Jo and Ben Statler to the Cancer Institute, Bonnie’s Bus is operated in partnership with WVU Hospitals. The Bus is named after Jo Statler’s late mother, Bonnie Wells Wilson.

For information on Bonnie’s Bus, see WVUCancer.org/Bonnie.    

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