Special to The Ely Times

CARSON CITY — The goal of Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan is to make mammography services accessible and convenient for women by visiting locations across Nevada. It will make stops in White Pine County on April 28 and 29. Women wanting to take advantage of this valuable service should call 1-877-581-6266 to make an appointment. The complete schedule is listed below:

April 28

The Mammovan will be in Ely at the Ely Park and Recreation Center on 10th and Clark Street from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

April 29

The Mammovan will be in McGill at the USPS Post Office on North 4th Street from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) operates the Mammovan, a mobile mammography van that provides convenient access to mammography services to women. The Mammovan began operations in 2000, and was initially made possible by a grant secured by former Congressman John Ensign and former First Lady of Nevada, Dema Guinn.

Its mission is to provide access to quality healthcare services throughout Nevada. We accept most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare and offer sliding fee scale for uninsured patients.

Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing access to quality health care throughout Nevada since 1977. NVHC operates more than 15 health centers throughout Nevada, which include two mobile programs, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile and the NVHC Mammovan. General information about Nevada Health Centers is available on the company website at: http://www.nvhealthcenters.org.