News Release

November 4, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Free Women’s Health Screening November 10th

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Free Pap tests and screenings for the human papilloma virus will be offered for women ages 25 and younger on Wednesday, November 10, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Celebrate Women, the women’s health initiative at UConn Health Center, is sponsoring the event.

Phyllis Tarallo, FNP-C, a nurse practitioner with expertise in women’s health will conduct the screenings.

To register, call Celebrate Women at 1-866-4-FEMALE or 860-679-8899. Celebrate Women is a free membership program designed to help women of all ages enhance their health. Women who join receive free, timely health information as well as invitations to seminars and programs designed for women.

For more information, visit the Celebrate Women web site: The website now contains an updated and expanded online health resource guide at The resources were evaluated and recommended by the professional consumer health librarians at the Health Center’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Library.

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