Etowah County Health Department


Etowah County Health Department

709 East Broad Street
Gadsden, AL, 35903
(256) 547-6311
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Last-Modified: 2021-11-15 18:14:09

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

Frequently Asked Questions about Etowah County Health Department

Is Etowah County Health Department a participating provider for the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP)?
Yes, it is.

What are the guidelines?
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, screened every other year, Women age 40-64 with breast complaints, Women age 40-64 (High Risk), screen every year

What are the guidelines women under age 40 very high breast cancer?
Personal history of breast cancer, OR Breast mass AND one of the following: First degree relative with breast cancer Bloody nipple discharge expressed by provider Women age 65 and older with no insurance or Medicare Part A only.

Is getting screened for cancer increases the chance to detect the disease early?
Yes, when it is most likely to be curable.

Etowah County Health Department provides mammograms in Alabama. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Etowah County Health Department directly by calling (256) 547-6311.

Free Mammograms

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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