Schneck offering free exams to women in need in October

SEYMOUR – Schneck Medical Center is offering free breast and cervical cancer screenings in October.

The event will feature a clinical breast exam (not a mammogram) and a cervical exam with a pap test. All exams will be performed by qualified nurse practitioners.

The event is for women who may not already have access to these services.

To be eligible, a woman must be at least 21 years old and have not had a breast or cervical exam in the last 2 years.

The event will be from 8 a.m. until 10 on Saturday, October 8th at Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology, on the campus of Schneck Medical Center. You will enter through the emergency department entrance.

A limited number of appointments are available. You can register online at, or call the Cancer Center screening line at 812-522-0477.