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FREE Black Lung Screenings Coming to Mountain Towns

NIOSH's Mobile Occupational Safety and Health Unite will be in three mountain towns this month.

The unit is to conduct black lung screenings for all currently working surface coal miners.

The screenings are free and will take about 15 minutes.

They include a short questionnaire and a chest X-Ray. Blood pressure screnings will also be available.

Walk-ins are accepted. Miners are urged to call 1-888-480-4042 to schedule an appointment.

There might be some wait time.

Local stops include:

Harlan Wal-Mart July 18th-19th from 8a.m. to 8p.m.
Middlesboro Sleep Inn. July 20th from 8a.m. to 8p.m.
Hazard Wal-Mart. July 21st-22nd from 8a.m. to 8p.m.


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