FHN Expands Walk-In Wednesdays to Include Thursdays, Too

Freeport, Illinois — May 9, 2017 — FHN’s Walk-In Wednesdays, a day set aside for no-appointment mammograms at the FHN Women’s Diagnostic Center, has been so popular it’s been  expanded  through Thursdays, too.

Beginning May 11, no-appointment mammograms will be available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and from noon to 6 p.m. on Thursdays each week. Simply walk in to FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport, register at admitting, and head back to the Imaging department on the main floor for an all-digital mammogram. No phone calls, no scheduling, no hassle – and no excuse not to get this very important screening done!

FHN is even doing away with one of the little impositions that are a part of a yearly mammogram: Still please don’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant when you’re getting your mammogram, but personal-sized one-use packets will be available for use at the conclusion of the screening.

Individuals don’t have to be an FHN patient to take advantage of Walk-In Wednesdays and Thursdays, and most health insurance policies cover a yearly mammogram for women over age 50. For more information on preventative care and the FHN Women’s Diagnostic Center, visit www.fhn.org.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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