Jackson County Health Department538 Scotts Creek Rd., Suite 100
Sylva, NC, 28779
The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina. Each year, NC BCCCP strives to provide services to over 12,000 women.
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. 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.
BCCCP eligible women may also be eligible for NC WISEWOMAN, 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
Diagnostic procedures, as indicated (diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, colposcopies, breast and cervical biopsies)
Call the Office to the number provided for further information.
Jackson County Health Department provides mammograms in North Carolina. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Jackson County Health Department directly by calling (828) 586-8994.
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.
How do I go about making an appointment to get a free mammogram
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