The McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit will be offering to pay the costs of mammograms those that qualify beginning Oct. 21.

The organization will hold the mammogram sessions from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Wal-Mart located in Bennettsville,South Carolina, 1250 Bennettsville Square, Highway 9 West.

To be eligible, residents must be from Marlboro County and be between the ages of 40and 64. Those with insurance or insurance that only covers hospital care will not qualify.

Bring a government picture ID to your appointment. Appointments typically last 15-20 minutes and must be scheduled in advance. Space is limited.

The mammography project is funded by gifts to the McLeod Health Foundation. Founded in 1906, McLeod Health is a locally owned, not-for-profit, institution of nearly 650 physicians, offering their services in at least five cities in South Carolina.

For information about McLeod Health, visit the website at

To schedule an appointment, please contact McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2095.

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