Westlake Hospital To Offer Free Mammograms In October

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Medical experts at Westlake Hospital, located at 1225 West Lake Street in Melrose Park, will offer free screening mammograms to female Proviso Township residents throughout October, according to a recent announcement released by hospital officials.

According to the release, residents from the following zip codes are eligible for the free screenings:

  • 60104 Bellwood
  • 60126 Elmhurst
  • 60130 Forest Park
  • 60141 Hines
  • 60153 Maywood
  • 60154 Westchester
  • 60155 Broadview
  • 60160 Melrose Park
  • 60162 Hillside
  • 60163 Berkley
  • 60164 Northlake
  • 60165 Stone Park
  • 60305 River Forest
  • 60513 Brookfield
  • 60521 Hinsdale
  • 60525 La Grange
  • 60526 La Grange Park
  • 60546 North Riverside
  • 60558 Western Springs

Hospital officials said that participants must show proof of residence (i.e., photo ID, driver’s license or utility bill showing a qualifying address).

Qualifying participants “must also be least 40 years old, or 35-40 years old with a strong family history of breast cancer, and whose most recent screening mammogram was at least 365 days prior to the scheduled test.”

All FREE screening mammograms must be scheduled for and occur in the month of October 2018. A physician’s order is required. Call (708) 783-5000 to schedule the mammogram. Space is limited. VFP 

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