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

The 2016 Poverty Guidelines for Tennessee

(*Percent of Federal Poverty Limit)

 

Persons in Family

 

250%* Annually

250%* Monthly

1

$29,700

$2,475.00

2

$40,050

$3,337.50

3

$50,400

$4,200.00

4

$60,750

$5,062.50

5

$71,100

$5,925.00

6

$81,450

$6,787.50

7

$91,825

$7,652.08

8

$102,225

$8,518.76

 

For families/households with more than 8 persons,

add $4,160.00 for each additional person

 

For more information call:

Dora Coker, RN, TBCSP Nurse Specialist

(423) 209-8009