Project Name: Healthy Connections, Inc.
Grant Amount: $8,055
Project Director: Tony Calandro
Address: 136 Health Park Drive
P.O. Box 1848
Mena, AR 71953
The goal of the project is to increase access to a variety of breast
cancer early detection services for low income, uninsured and
underinsured women. The project will provide 50 screening
mammograms, 22 follow-up bilateral diagnostic mammograms,
and nine ultrasounds to patients referred to the Mena Regional
Health System facility by Healthy Connections, Inc. medical
providers. Healthy Connections, Inc., Mena Regional Health System
hospital, Rich Mountain Community College, Union Bank of Mena,
and the Polk County Cancer Support group will be involved in
patient referrals, follow-up and education outreach events.