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Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Iowa Care for Yourself Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP)

This program is available for eligible women ages 40 to 64 years of age who are uninsured or under insured. WISE WOMAN program services have been incorporated in the BCCEDP program. Women who enroll in the BCCEDP program will receive the following screening services at no cost:

Office visit with woman's own health care provider, including a breast exam, Pap smear, pelvic exam and mammogram.

In addition to these screenings, some women enrolled in this program may also receive the following cardiovascular screening services at no cost:

  • Heart disease screening (height, weight, blood pressure and Body Mass Index)
  • Cholesterol blood testing (lipid panel)
  • Fasting blood glucose (test for diabetes)
  • Referral to Iowa Quitline for all smokers

 Nurse taking woman's blood pressure

Enrollment for these free life saving screenings is limited - you are encouraged to call now to take advantage of these opportunities. If you think you might qualify, would like to enroll or need more information, please contact KRHC Community Health at 515-295-4430. Grant monies may be available to help with the cost of mammograms for women who do not qualify for the Care for Yourself Program.

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Kossuth Regional Health Center | 1515 South Phillips Street | Algona, Iowa 50511 | 515-295-2451

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