After work and on the weekends, people suffer hammered thumbs or wrenched ankles that require immediate attention but not a visit to the emergency room.

Starting Saturday, the Urgent Care clinic at the UTMB Multispecialty Care Center at Victory Lakes will be extending weekend hours to 10 p.m.

The clinic, 2240 Gulf Freeway S., in League City, is open from 6 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. The clinic will now be open two hours later, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays.

Visit www.utmb or call 832-505-1234.

Mammograms for uninsured

UTMB and The Ruth Kempner Endowment for Breast Cancer Screening are partnering to provide free screening mammograms for uninsured women in Galveston County by taking the mobile mammography van to area churches.

The screenings are being offered Sunday in Hitchcock, April 27 in Clear Lake and May 18 in Galveston.

There are criteria for eligibility, and preregistration is required for screening.

Registration packets are available in the UTMB Breast Imaging Department on the second floor of the University Hospital Clinic building in Galveston or the UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes, 2240 Gulf Freeway S., in League City.

Call Ida Hernandez, 832-505-1721.

Summer camp deadline approaching

The deadline to apply for the free UTMB STEM Quest summer camps for middle and high school students in Galveston and the surrounding area is Monday.

Registration is now open for the STEM Quest Summer Camp I for students in the seventh and eighth grades in Galveston County and the surrounding area.

Campers gain hands-on experience with lab experiments in general biology, chemistry, biomedical and physical sciences, including mock crime scene investigation and robotics.

STEM Quest Summer Camp II registration is open for students in ninth and 10th grades. Some of the activities include gel electrophoresis, microbiology techniques and recombinant DNA technology.

Go to and select Student Programs.

Inside UTMB is compiled by the communications department at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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