Polk County Health Department


Polk County Health Department

161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC, 28722
(828) 894-8271
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Last-Modified: 2021-10-20 00:31:36

Frequently Asked Questions about Polk County Health Department

Is Polk County Health Department a participating provider for The North Carolina BCCCP (Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program)?
Yes it is

Does this program provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina?
Yes, Each year, NC BCCCP strives to provide services to over 12,000 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.

What services are offered?
They offer clinical breast exams, screening mammograms, Pap tests, Diagnostic procedures, as indicated (diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, colposcopies, breast, and cervical biopsies).

Polk County Health Department provides mammograms in North Carolina. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Polk County Health Department directly by calling (828) 894-8271.

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.

Recent Comments:

  • User:

    Hi, I am working from NC and my out of state insurance does not cover me for a mammogram out of network. Would I be eligible for a mammogram through your program? Thank you.

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