BreastScreen Victoria van returns to Colac with free breast screens

From 8 February – 19 March 2021, BreastScreen Victoria’s hot pink van will return to Colac to provide free breast screens to the community.

Women aged between 50 and 74 should have a free breast screen every two years. They are the best way to find breast cancer early, before there are symptoms and when treatment is most successful.

All breast screens are with a female radiographer, in a friendly and safe environment. You don’t need a doctor’s referral or Medicare card, and screens only take 10 minutes.

BreastScreen Victoria has safety measures in place to protect clients and staff against the risk of COVID-19. This includes mandatory face masks and spaced out appointments to allow for physical distancing, and more cleaning in between appointments. More information about screening during COVID-19 can be found on the BreastScreen Victoria website.

The van will be at City Bowls Club, Central Reserve, 28-40 Gravesend St, Colac.

 Appointments for the Colac van can be made online at breastscreen.org.au or by calling 13 20 50.

 

Links:

Bookings: https://bookings.breastscreen.org.au or call 13 20 50

Facebook: Colac Facebook event page; BreastScreen Victoria

Website: www.breastscreen.org.au

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