Macon County Health Department812 Hospital Road
Tuskegee, AL, 36083
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 Macon County Health Department
Is Macon 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 risk?
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. The American Cancer Society maintains screening recommendations and guidelines for early detection of cancer.
Macon County Health Department provides mammograms in Alabama. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Macon County Health Department directly by calling (334) 727-1800.
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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