Shelby County Health Department2000 County Services Drive
Pelham, AL, 35124
Hours of Operation
- Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Saturday closed
- Sunday closed
Frequently Asked Questions about Shelby County Health Department
What does the Shelby County Health Department provide?
They are a participating provider for the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP).
What are their eligibility guidelines for free services?
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 aged 40-64 with breast complaints. Women aged 40-64 (High Risk), screen every year. Women age 65 and older with no insurance or Medicare Part A only. Women under age 40 (Very high breast cancer risk ONLY): 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.
Why is it getting screened for cancer important?
It increases the chance to detect the disease early when it is most likely to be curable.
How to find out if I qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram and Pap test and where to get screened?
Please call (877) 252-3324 for program eligibility.
Shelby County Health Department provides mammograms in Alabama. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Shelby County Health Department directly by calling (205) 664-2470.
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.
Steps to take for a free mammogram
No insurance,age 56, mass in left breast in past, think I might feel another one!! Not working, Just concerned have an aunt and 3 first cousins with breast cancer! Help