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Mobile mammography van visits area locations

The Mercy Health mobile mammography unit delivers 3D mammograms to women age 40 and older. It is equipped with the newest 3D technology and offers patients the option of self-compression, meaning the patient will have the ability to control the compression once they are in position.

Thursday, Mercy Health – Perrysburg Primary Care & Walk-in,1103 Village Square

Feb. 15, Starbright Primary Care, 28555 Starbright Blvd., Perrysburg

Feb. 16, Mercy Health – Perrysburg Primary Care & Walk-in, 1103 Village Square

Feb. 17, Mercy Health – Waterville Primary Care, 1222 Pray Blvd.

Feb. 22, Starbright Primary Care

While mammogram screenings may be covered by insurance, for best coverage, verify if Mercy Health – St. Charles Hospital is an in-network provider. For those who are uninsured or underinsured (have high deductibles), there are financial need-based assistance programs available. Some may qualify for a no-cost mammogram. Call 419-696-5839 for more information.

Screenings at the Mercy Health Mobile Mammography unit are by appointment only; call 833-MAMM- VAN to schedule.

Educator month starts at Kiwanis Club

The Bowling Green Kiwanis will meet on Thursday at the Wood County Senior Center, 140 S. Grove St. The public is welcome to attend. The meeting starts at noon and lunch is available starting at 11:30 a.m..

This week the club welcomes speaker Nichole Simonis. Nichole is a fourth grade teacher at Conneaut Elementary. She will be discussing the Rewards And Challenges of Teaching 4th Grade. This is Kiwanis Inspirational Educator Month.

For more information, go to www.kiwanisbg.org.

BG Human Relations Commission meets

The Bowling Green Human Relations Commission will meet on Friday at 8 a.m. in council chamber, third floor of the city building, 304 N. Church St.


Hazardous weather outlook: Wind chill temperatures dip to the single digits down to near zero tonight and Wednesday nights. Much colder air arrives by Thursday night, remaining over the region through Friday night. Windchill values below zero are anticipated.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 15.

Extended: Mostly sunny Thursday, with a high near 32. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 8. Mostly sunny Friday, with a high near 18. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 7. Mostly sunny Saturday, with a high near 28. Cloudy at night, with a low around 28. Cloudy Sunday, with a high near 39. Breezy.

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