Cleveland County Health Department315 East Grover St.
Shelby, NC, 28150
Frequently Asked Questions about Cleveland County Health Department
Is Cleveland County Health Department a participating provider for The North Carolina BCCCP (Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program) and/or Wisewoman Program, for free Mammograms?
Yes, it is.
What North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provide?
This program provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina.
Is NC BCCCP services are offered at most local health departments as well as some community health centers, hospitals and private physicians' offices across the state?
Yes, Approximately 102 local health agencies work in cooperation with physicians, hospitals, and other health care facilities to provide services to eligible North Carolina women.
Who is eligible for NC BCCCP?
NC BCCCP provides services to North Carolina women who: are uninsured or underinsured; are without Medicare Part B or Medicaid; are between ages 40 - 64 for breast screening services and 21 - 64 for cervical screening services, and have a household income at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.
Is BCCCP eligible women also be eligible for NC WISEWOMAN?
Yes, which provides cardiovascular disease screening, and helps women to improve their diet, physical activity, and other life habits to prevent, delay, or control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.
What services are offered?
Clinical breast exams Screening mammograms Pap tests Diagnostic procedures, as indicated (diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, colposcopies, breast, and cervical biopsies) Medical consultations.
Cleveland County Health Department provides mammograms in North Carolina. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Cleveland County Health Department directly by calling (704) 484-5100.
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.
I am a 37 year old looking to get a breast exam due to having sharp pain in left Side breast. I have had a full exam in January 2020 At the women’s center in hickory nc everything came out perfect. I just needed to make an appointment for breast issues