Mammograms on wheels to hold events
The Southeast Georgia Health System received a $50,000 grant from the Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen in March 2017. The grant helps to provide screening and diagnostic breast imaging services for uninsured and low-income patients.
The WOW will provide mammograms at the following locations during the month of October. Those include:
• From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3 at the Glynn County Health Department, 2747 4th St., Brunswick. For appointments, call 912-279-3351.
• From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the McIntosh Family Medicine Center, 1022 Miller Lane SW, Darien. Call 912-466-5857 for information and appointments.
• From 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Wellness Way Medical Office Complex, 7000 Wellness Way, St. Simons Island. Call 912-466-5235 for information and appointments.
• From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at McKinney Community Health Center, 9355 N. Main St., Nahunta. Call 912-462-6222 for information and appointments.
• From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at The Well, 1101 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Call 912-466-5235 for appointments.
Teen suicide prevention summit planned
Families United, a new local community organization, is sponsoring a teen summit on suicide prevention from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3 at the teen center of the Boys and Girls Club at 4226 Coral Park Drive, Brunswick.
The summit will feature Dr. Charmaine Ramsey-Thomas, local psychiatrist, who will be giving warning signs of suicide; Dr. Aundra Vaughn, school counselor with Glynn County Schools, who will discuss the school’s role in suicide prevention; and Captain Angela Smith of the Brunswick Police Department who will discuss the role of sexting and roasting in suicide prevention. Students will receive free food and drinks, door prizes, and entertainment. For additional information or questions, please call 912-267-1634.
— The Brunswick News