Getting the word out 

Every year during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Dallas ISD highlights the importance of screening mammograms and other prevention measures as part of its overall wellness initiatives. This year, in honor of the national theme “Together we Rise” we are asking breast cancer survivors and those who have shared the journey with them to share their stories by emailing

Dallas ISD in partnership with UT Southwestern is also offering the opportunity for staff to get screening mammograms in the health center’s mobile units on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Skyline High School. Screenings will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and require appointments. Annual screenings are recommended for women beginning at age 40.

What you need to know:

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center accepts most major insurance plans. Please check with your health insurance provider to see if UT Southwestern is in network.
  • The UTSW Mobile Mammography Unit is designed for routine screenings. If you have any breast problems, please consult your physician.
  • Patients must wear a mask.
  • Each patient will wait in the Mobile Mammography Unit’s dressing room until called by the technologist.
  • All patient care areas will be sanitized between patients.
  • It’s recommended to wait 4-6 weeks after your COVID-19 vaccination for your mammogram screening.
  • Please call 214-645-2560 or 866-277-0710 to schedule your appointment.

Oct. 15 HS 10.15.22.pdf

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