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Nelson County Health Center is affiliated with Kentucky Women's Cancer Screening Program of Frankfort, KY.

Nelson County Health Center

Nelson County Health Center provides mammograms in Kentucky. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Nelson County Health Center directly by calling (502) 348-3222.

Nelson County Health Center


What program does this health department participate in?

  • The Kentucky Women's Cancer Screening Program.
  • They provide low-cost mammograms and Pap tests in every county.

What type of screenings do they offer?

Breast and cervical screening and follow-up services, professional education, public education, outreach, quality assurance and surveillance.

Who funds this program?

Both state and federal funds and is part of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

Is this a participating health department?


What factors do they use to determine eligibility?

- age - income - uninsured (no private insurance, no Medicaid, no Medicare)

What is the age requirement?

- Women age 40-64 who meet guidelines are eligible for screenings every year. - Women younger than 40 are eligible to receive screening services if they have a family history of breast cancer.

Is there an income restriction?

  • Yes.
  • Must be at or less than 250 percent of the poverty level beginning three years after the onset of sexual activity or no older than 21 years of age.

Do I need a Dr's referral for a free mammogram?

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Nov 3, 2021
When is mobile or free mammogram available

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