Altoona Community Health Center1701 12th Avenue
Altoona, PA, 16601
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Listing added Feb 7, 2019
Hours of Operation
- Monday 8:30AM–5PM
- Tuesday 8:30AM–7PM
- Wednesday 8:30AM–5PM
- Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
- Friday 8:30AM–5PM
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed
DescriptionThis location is a participating provider for the HealthyWoman program in Pennsylvania.
The HealthyWoman Program is a free breast and cervical cancer early detection program of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It is funded by the Department of Health and through a grant the department receives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
-Free services for those meeting the eligibility standards include:
-Clinical breast examination;
-Pap and HPV tests; and
- Follow-up diagnostic tests for an abnormal screening result.
-Breast screening and diagnostics - Women 40 through 64
-Cervical screening and diagnostics - Women 21 through 64
-Younger women may be eligible if they have symptoms.
-May be eligible if 65 or older and do not have Medicare Part B.
-Women under 40 who have been assessed by their health care provider to be at high risk for breast cancer may be eligible for HealthyWoman services. High risk includes genetic mutations, family history and some other factors. Talk to your health care provider for more information.
-Transgender individuals may also be eligible.
A woman must live in Pennsylvania.
A woman is eligible for the HealthyWoman if her family's gross household income is at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty annual guideline.
4. Insurance status
A woman must be uninsured or underinsured
If breast or cervical cancer is detected through the HealthyWoman Program, you may be eligible for free treatment through the Department of Human Services Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention, and, Treatment Program. Eligibility for BCCPT is determined by DHS.
Altoona Community Health Center provides mammograms in Pennsylvania. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Altoona Community Health Center directly by calling (814) 942-9600.
Not all facilities that offer free mammograms are completely free to everyone. Many diagnostic testing locations are free, some locations require that you meet income eligibility criteria. Call and ask before making an appointment or fully read the description information we provide.