The Municipality of Marilia, through the “Best Hours” program of the Municipal Health Department, which provides night care to residents of the Basic Health Unit (UBS) in the neighborhood of Nova Marilia, is implementing a campaign of preventive screenings for women this year. A week, with a Pap smear collected and a mammogram ordered.
The tests will include women of all ages and from all regions and neighborhoods of Marilia, from 6pm to 9pm on Monday (23), Wednesday (25) and Thursday (26). Best Hours already performs scheduled Pap smear collections for women who work during the day.
“This campaign will be a partnership within UBS Nova Marília itself, which will include day nurses and Melhor Horário nurses who are considering Pink October,” says nurse Caroline Matias, in charge of Melhor Horário.
The initial proposal is to serve up to 25 patients per shift, with the possibility of extension if there is high demand.
“The target audience is women of all ages. But if the couple is together, care and guidance for prevention will also be provided. We will meet the spontaneous request, with open doors, from all areas of Marilia,” said the nurse in charge of the Nova Marilia unit, Cristiani Alves.
“We will be on duty, collecting samples for a Pap test, and for women who are 40 or with risk criteria, we will request a mammogram.” The request is transferred to the Vacancy Center, which will organize the appointment and then inform you of the date Appointment,” the nurse explains.
Nova Marília Health Unit is located on Avenida Mem de Sá, No. 360-A.
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