Gaston County Health Department991 West Hudson Blvd.
Gastonia, NC, 28052
Frequently Asked Questions about Gaston County Health Department
What does the Gaston County Health Department provide?
They are a participating provider for The North Carolina BCCCP (Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program) and/or Wisewoman Program, for free Mammograms.
What does the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provide?
They provide free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina.
How to be an eligible woman for NC BCCCP?
Must be 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.
What are the services the offered?
Clinical breast exams, Screening mammograms, Pap tests, Diagnostic procedures, as indicated (diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, colposcopies, breast and cervical biopsies), Medical consultations, Call the Office to the number provided for further information.
Gaston County Health Department provides mammograms in North Carolina. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Gaston County Health Department directly by calling (704) 853-5000.
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 59 and need cost on a mammogram. I had Breast cancer 4 years ago and it’s been 2 years since my last mammogram. My husband lost his job, and we have no health insurance. He is currently unemployed.
In need of mammogram! Sharp pain in left breast on occasion. When i call the health dept i get the run around.
My mom.did have breast Cancer was wondering if I could get a mammogram ... I am 42 and how much will it cost me or can I get one for free
I was looking to schedule a mammogram. I do not have health insurance at this time and it has been two years since previous mammogram. I have felt a small knot on the side of the left breast. What is a location I can go to or call to set up. Thank you! Tracie Wilson
I’m in need of free or discount health screenings. I have high blood pressure, IBS, Migraines headaches, stomach ,back pain, pain in my arms, hands and knees. Please let me know where I can find help. I’m currently on unemployment benefits