The DCMH mammography department is doing gift basket drawings again this year during the month of October when you come in for your mammogram. Call 970-874-2214 to schedule appointments.
The American Cancer Society recommends annual screening mammograms for women ages 40 and over. Please visit its website at www.AmericanCancerSociety.org for more information about the importance of having a mammogram and information about breast cancer.
Myth: If you don't feel any changes in your breast, you don't need to have a mammogram.
Fact: Having a mammogram can show small malignant masses and micro-calcifications that can't be felt.
Myth: If you don't have a family history of breast cancer, you don't need to have a mammogram.
Fact: 8 out of 10 breast cancers occur in women who don't have a family history of invasive breast cancer.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.