Free screening, diagnostic services available to women

Prairie State Women’s Health provides free screening and diagnostic services to qualifying women through the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.  

Residents of Illinois between the ages of 35 and 65 who are without insurance, or who are under-insured, are eligible for assistance.  There is no income limit.  

Younger women with symptoms may qualify as well.  

The program is also able to assist women who have high deductibles with the cost of diagnostic services.  

The enrollment process is done through the mail and a person can use their local physicians and hospitals for the services.  

PSWH serves as IBCCP lead agency for the following counties:

Bond, Calhoun, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Gallatin, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Jersey, Lawrence, Macoupin, McLean, Monroe, Montgomery, Moultrie, Perry, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Vermillion, Wabash, White and Williamson.  

For more information,  call 1-800-721-7734 or 1-800-331-1689.  

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158
Email: news@annanews.com

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