Mammo Parties

Nurse with patient getting mammogram“Mammo parties” are a great way to promote breast health awareness and screening for employees and friends in an educational and fun group atmosphere. This concept is catching on quickly in Nebraska as several health care facilities are actively promoting the special events.

CHI Health is offering mammograms for employees on specific dates at various locations in the Omaha metro area. The schedule was blocked off in advance for interested employees to call and set up an appointment and nurse navigators are on hand to provide breast health education. To view a promotional flyer, click here: CHIH_MammoParty_flyer_2015. Events can be organized for outside groups and organizations and, depending on budget, little extras including giveaways, hand massages, etc, can be added.

Advanced Medical Imaging (AMI), located at 7601 Pioneers Blvd in Lincoln, conducts “Mammo Parties.” They work hand-in-hand with organizations and individuals in scheduling events at a time that is convenient for participants. In addition to breast cancer screening, AMI offers free massages, cupcakes and also promotes their exclusive skincare line. For more information, visit their website here.

CHI Health Good Samaritan Breast Center is hosting a 2015 May Day Mammo Party. During the Party, the breast center will offer screening mammograms by appointment or drop-in.  They will show off their new 3D mammography equipment  and women can visit with a genetic counselor, meet with a dietitian, get a chair massage and enter a raffle for an hour-long massage. Experts in breast health and tours of the breast center will also be available. To view a flyer about the event, click here: May Day Mammo Party If you have questions, call 308-865-7559.

If you know of any other health care facilities that are promoting mammograms in innovative ways, use the Leave A Reply section at the bottom of this page to send us contact information.

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