Free Mammogram Screenings

Join us for Women’s Health Month!

pink ribbonAMPHS offers a host of health screening facilities for women in Brooklyn. These include a physical exam, screenings for blood pressure, heart abnormalities, vision, memory and sexually transmitted diseases. In collaboration with Project Renewal and Latino Commission on AIDS, we will also be offering free mammograms, HIV, and Hepatitis C screenings this month at our monthly in-house screening event on May 10, 2014 between 1pm and 5pm.

Please be on the lookout for our newsletters for more screenings; and do not hesitate to contact us at clinical.services@amphsonline.org or (212) 256-9036 to schedule a health screening at your institution!

 

Women health

 

Get FREE Health Screenings in Sunset Park this Summer

May 22, 2012

The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) invites you to get free health screenings this summer at their free health fair called “Know Your Health Status” Awareness Day on Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

AMPHS will be collaborating with several organizations including Project Renewal, a mammography screening service that serves women of all economic backgrounds with little or no access to breast health services and healthcare insurance.  Interfaith Medical Center and representatives from Pulse Fitness Club will be in attendance at the fair.

On Saturday, June 23rd from 9:30AM – 12:00PM, Project Renewal in partnership with AMPHS will be providing free, 30-minute, non-invasive mammogram screenings for women 40 years of age and older who have not had a mammogram in the past 2 years.  All screenings are scheduled by appointment by calling (800) 564-6868 and are strictly confidential.  AMPHS invites all interested women from the NYC metropolitan area and who fit this criteria to participate.

Trained AMPHS clinical volunteers will also conduct FREE:

  • Body Mass Index Assessment Screenings
  • Visual Acuity, Pupillary Reflex, and Oculomotor Function Testing
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Heart rate, respiration rate assessment
  • Oxygen saturation assessment
  • Memory and cognition screenings
  • Nutrition and lifestyle choices consultations
  • Resources and network referrals to free community clinics for follow-up.
Interfaith Medical Center will provide free HIV oral swab testing and Educational Alliance will provide free educational resources on alcohol and substance abuse.

The screenings will be held at: The First Brethren Church – 352 60th Street (near 4th Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11220

Time: 9AM – 2PM

Trains:  to 59th street in Brooklyn

Admission is free.  All screenings are free and strictly confidential.

About AMPHS: The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is a humanitarian 501(c)3 non-profit organization operated exclusively by volunteers dedicated to providing healthcare services to underprivileged communities of Brooklyn and New York City.  From strengthening our foundation through the public trust, we work to integrate healthcare systems, education, awareness, and disease prevention such that all people can appreciate healthcare not as a privilege, but as a basic human right.

For more information about us, please visit us at: national.amphsonline.org

AMPHS Partners with Project Renewal for Mammogram Screening on June 23rd

April 23, 2012

The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is partnering with Project Renewal to conduct mammography screenings for eligible women during its “Know Your Health Status” Awareness Day on Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the Sunset Park neighborhood in Brooklyn.  Among other partnerships built for conducting specific medical screenings, this is AMPHS’ first partnership with a mammography screening service.  Mrs. Adriene Clark, V.P., Community Engagement, AMPHS says, that “we [AMPHS] are moving forward as a health organization in building relationships with community non-profits and organizations dedicated to providing needed healthcare services.  We are working hard to continuously identify the changing healthcare needs of the community and filling in those needs with organizations that share our same mission.”

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