July 21, 2014

Free Mammograms and Pap Tests to Women Who Qualify

Women's Health written on the roadBATAVIA, Ohio (July 21, 2014) – The Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) is offering free mammograms and Pap tests to women in Clermont County who qualify.  If you live in a household with limited income, have no health insurance and are 40 years of age or older, you may be able to receive free medical services. Services are provided at more than 50 contracted providers throughout five counties in Southwest Ohio, including Clermont County.

Women who have been screened through BCCP and  are found to need treatment for breast cancer, cervical cancer or pre-cancerous conditions will be covered by BCCP Medicaid for their cancer treatment and other healthcare needs.

Contact the local BCCP enrollment agency at the University of Cincinnati (513-584-0053) to see if you qualify for free services.

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/Ohio-BCCP.

About BCCP:
BCCP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state revenue funds, administered by the Ohio Department of Health, and operated by its 11 Regional Enrollment Agencies (REA). BCCP’s clinical services are available through a large network of medical providers throughout the State of Ohio. Once a woman is enrolled in BCCP, she will be scheduled for services by staff at her REA, with clinical providers in her area.

About Clermont County Public Health:
Clermont County Public Health is a local government agency that provides public and environmental services, regulatory compliance, nursing services and education/training to Clermont County residents.  Clermont County Public Health is dedicated to the mission of protecting and improving the health of all Clermont County residents.  The agency provides a wide variety of services. For more information visit www.clermonthealthdistrict.org  or call 513-732-7499.

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