ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties, now has appointments out there to women in want of screening providers for the next: breast examination and mammogram, pelvic examination and pap check, blood strain screening, and ldl cholesterol and glucose screening (WISEWOMAN shoppers solely).
BCCCNP screening providers listed above are freed from cost by means of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program. A lady have to be age 40-64, meet revenue tips, and haven’t any health insurance coverage or be underinsured. BCCCNP may additionally assist with breast and cervical follow-up care that could be wanted if a lady with insurance coverage has excessive out-of-pocket prices that her insurance coverage doesn’t cowl.
WISEWOMAN providers are provided to women receiving BCCCNP providers. WISEWOMAN helps women scale back their danger for a lot of continual illnesses, resembling hypertension, excessive ldl cholesterol, and excessive blood sugar. Participants profit from health teaching, group packages and actions, and the entrepreneurial gardening program.
Public Health’s Women’s Health Clinic additionally gives yearly breast and pelvic exams, and a lady’s insurance coverage or Medicaid shall be billed.
Upcoming clinics embrace: in Escanaba, Thursday, June 15; and in Menominee, Thursday, May 18. Call the Public Health Department to make an appointment and to find out eligibility at (906)786-4111 in Escanaba or (906)863-4451 in Menominee.