The Bassett Healthcare Medical Mobile Screening Coach has been making frequent rounds to places in our Tri-County listening area.  Unadilla....its you turn!

The coach will be at the Bishop Lot on the corner of Depot Street and Main Street in Unadilla, N.Y. on Thursday may 13 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The coach is made available to people who are uninsured or underinsured.  Pap tests and mammograms will be provided for women who are 40 and over.  Colorectal cancer screening kits will be available for both men and women who are 50 years of age and older.  An appointment is required.  To set up your time call 1-888-345-0225.

The Bassett Mobile Screening Coach is one of our areas great blessings.  Bassett Healthcare Network purchased the mobile unit with help from a major fundraising campaign, as well as generous help from Friends of Bassett, hospital doctors and staff, New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Company, SEFCU federal credit union, and the Appalachian Regional Commission.  The state of the art custom built RV-type mobile coach is outfitted with the same high tech mammogram screening equipment you will also find at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.  By bringing convenient screening services to populations in rural areas, Bassett Healthcare Network hopes to reduce the number of cancer deaths that occur every year.

The mobile coach undertakes a rigorous "touring" schedule to Otsego, Delaware, Chenango, Herkimer, Schoharie, Fulton, Montgomery, Madison and Oneida counties.

We are all grateful to Bassett Healthcare Network for making this invaluable service available to the citizens of Central New York.

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