Women’s Health Clinic offer screenings

ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties, now has appointments available to women in need of screening services for the following: breast exam and mammogram, pelvic exam and pap test, blood pressure screening, and cholesterol and glucose screening (WISEWOMAN clients only).

BCCCNP screening services listed above are free of charge through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program. A woman must be age 40-64, meet income guidelines, and have no health insurance or be underinsured. BCCCNP may also help with breast and cervical follow-up care that may be needed if a woman with insurance has high out-of-pocket costs that her insurance does not cover.

WISEWOMAN services are offered to women receiving BCCCNP services. WISEWOMAN helps women reduce their risk for many chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high blood sugar. Participants benefit from health coaching, group programs and activities, and the entrepreneurial gardening program.

Public Health’s Women’s Health Clinic also offers yearly breast and pelvic exams, and a woman’s insurance or Medicaid will be billed.  

Upcoming clinics include: in Escanaba, Wednesday, July 19, and Aug. 16; in Menominee, Thursday, July 27, and Aug. 31. Call the Public Health Department to make an appointment and to determine eligibility at (906)786-4111 in Escanaba or (906)863-4451 in Menominee.

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