Their Bosom Buddies Program offers breast cancer screenings free of charge.
Women receiving health care in Latah County qualify for a free mammogram if they can provide a note from their physician that verifies their financial need. It’s recommended that all women over the age of 40 go through this screening process annually.
"If a lady's 40 and hasn't had a mammogram yet, I mean, they should just do it,” said Gritman Medical Center Mammographer Dawn Burns. “It's a fairly quick and easy process."
The screening only takes about 15 minutes, however mammograms at Gritman can cost between $250 and $400. The Bosom Buddies Program has provided hundreds of free mammograms since it was created 12 years ago.
Find out more about the Bosom Buddies Program at www.gritman.org/services-radiology.html