Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

You may be eligible for a free breast and cervical cancer screening which includes:

  • Free office visit
  • Free breast and cervical exam
  • Free pap smear
  • Free mammography (this is conducted outside the health department)

If you are:

  • A woman whose income is at or below 250% of poverty level (see chart below)
  • and you are not on TennCare or Medicare;
  • and you do not have insurance.

You qualify for a free breast exam and mammogram if,
You are 50 years or older; or you are 40-49 years old and you have a history of breast cancer, or your mother, daughter, or sister has had pre-menopausal breast cancer.


If you are not eligible for a free screening, you can still receive a breast and cervical screening at the Health Department. This includes the office visit, breast and cervical examination, pap smear, and a referral for your mammogram.


Breast and Cervical Screenings are conducted at the following clinics:

  • Family Health Clinic (423) 209-8050
    921 E. 3rd St., Chattanooga
  • Sequoyah Health Clinic (423) 842-3031
    9527 Ridge Trail Rd., Soddy-Daisy
  • Ooltewah Health Clinic (423) 238-4269
    5520 Church Street, Ooltewah
  • Birchwood Health Clinic (423) 961-0446
    5623 Hwy 60, Birchwood

2017 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

For more information call:

Dora Coker, RN, TBCSP Nurse Specialist

(423) 209-8009