DeKalb County Health Department2401 Calvin Drive, Southwest
Fort Payne, AL, 35967
Hours of Operation
- Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Saturday closed
- Sunday closed
Frequently Asked Questions about DeKalb County Health Department
What does DeKalb County Health Department provides?
They are a participating provider for the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP).
What are their Eligibility Guidelines for Free Services?
Women who have an income at or below 250% of the federal poverty guidelines - 2018 Income Eligibility Guidelines. Women without insurance or who are underinsured. Women aged 40-64, screen every other year. Women aged 40-64 with breast complaints. Women aged 40-64 (High Risk), screened every year. Women age 65 and older with no insurance or Medicare Part A only. Women under age 40 (Very high breast cancer risk ONLY): Personal history of breast cancer, OR Breast mass AND one of the following: Bloody nipple discharge expressed by the provider.
Why is it getting screened for cancer important?
It increases the chance to detect the disease early when it is most likely to be curable.
DeKalb County Health Department provides mammograms in Alabama. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact DeKalb County Health Department directly by calling (256) 845-1931.
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.
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