Bonnie’s Bus is a mobile mammography unit that provides breast cancer screening throughout West Virginia, especially in rural parts of the state with limited or no access to screening mammography.
How can I schedule an appointment on Bonnie’s Bus?
Call 304-275-3301 to make an appointment.
Who can get a mammogram on Bonnie’s Bus?
The bus provides mammograms to individuals who fall within screening guidelines, including women, men, transgender, and gender-diverse people who:
- Live in West Virginia and are age 40 or older, regardless of ability to pay
- Live in West Virginia and are age 35-39 and requesting a baseline mammogram with a payment source
- Are age 40 or older with a previous breast cancer-related issue and need a routine mammogram
- Live outside of West Virginia and are age 40 or older with a payment source for the mammogram
Uninsured patients living in West Virginia over the age of 40 will not be turned away. Grant funding and donations will be used to cover the cost.
What type of payment is accepted on Bonnie’s Bus?
Mammograms on Bonnie’s Bus are not free. The bus serves women, men, transgender, and gender-diverse people who have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or those who qualify for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. Uninsured patients living in West Virginia who are 40 and older can receive a screening mammogram on the Bus through the generosity of grant funding and donations.
What do I need to bring to the appointment?
Patients should bring their insurance information, driver’s license or picture ID, and a healthcare provider’s orders for the mammogram.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the appointment to check-in with staff and complete the appropriate paperwork. Patients should not wear deodorant, lotion, or perfume on the underarm or chest area to their appointment.