COVID-19 Resources

 

In the coming weeks, you can be assured that the work of Susan G. Komen® Central Tennessee will go on. That’s because our community is made up of people like you that are committed to the Komen Mission to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

In good times and bad, we know you’re with us. That’s what makes you special. As we get through the crisis that has been created by the coronavirus pandemic, we want to make sure that we are focused on taking care of our families, neighbors and friends.

Below, you will find local resources available through our affiliate. Remember, both our Nashville and Chattanooga offices are closed until further notice but our staff members are still here to help! As we work from home, please contact us with any questions you might have.

 

Komen Help Hotline:

Komen’s Breast Care Helpline can provide information, social support and help with coping strategies related to anxiety or concerns during these uncertain times. Call 1-877-GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. EST (Spanish and English). You can also email helpline@komen.org.

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Treatment Assistance Program:

Click here to learn more about our local Treatment Assistance Program that assists those in active treatment with transportation, medication, childcare, and more.

 

Mammogram Reminder Tool:

Having to delay your annual mammogram due to COVID-19? Click here to visit our online reminder tool. Take charge of your health!

 

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Downloadable Education Materials:

Check out our free, printable education materials here. Share with those you love to help encourage breast cancer awareness! A few topics to explore are:

  • Risk Factors (high risk, ethnic populations, normal / average risk, men)
  • Breast Self Awareness Messages including healthy lifestyle choices, knowing your risk, and family history
  • Questions to ask your doctor
  • And many more!

 

COVID-19 and Cancer with Erika Hamilton, M.D.

Visit our YouTube Channel to watch as Erika Hamilton, M.D., with Tennessee Oncology and the Sarah Cannon Research Network as she explores the effects of COVID-19 on breast cancer patients and survivors. For questions or concerns, please email info@komencentraltennessee.org. Full video available on our YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.

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