Wilson County Department of Public Health1801 Glendale Drive
Wilson, NC, 27893
Frequently Asked Questions about Wilson County Department of Public Health
Is Wilson County Department of Public Health a participating provider for The North Carolina BCCCP (Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program) and/or Wisewoman Program, for free Mammograms?
Yes, it is.
What North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provide?
They provide 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.
Is 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?
Yes, 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.
Is BCCCP eligible women also be eligible for NC WISEWOMAN?
Yes, 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, screening mammograms, Pap tests, Diagnostic procedures, as indicated (diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, colposcopies, breast, and cervical biopsies), Medical consultations
Wilson County Department of Public Health provides mammograms in North Carolina. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Wilson County Department of Public Health directly by calling (252) 237-3141.
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.
I can pay some of the mammogram cost, but not a colonoscopy. Do you help?