The Black Hawk County Health Department wants women to know that lack of money or insurance are no longer reasons to put off getting their well woman physical.
The Care for Yourself program at the Black Hawk County Health Department has immediate openings for women seeking their annual pap smear and mammogram. Enrollments are being accepted through May 1, 2017. Qualified women can obtain screening at the provider/location of their choice.
The program covers:
Well woman physical
Pap Smear and/or pelvic exam
Diagnostic testing if needed

To qualify women must:
Be between the ages of 40-64
Live in Black Hawk, Buchanan, Fayette, Tama or Grundy counties
Have no insurance or have a high deductible/co-pay on their insurance.
Meet income guidelines (Household of 2 can make up to $39,825/net per year)

For more information or to enroll in the program, women are encouraged to call 319-292-2225. Women who live outside of these counties can call 1-866-339-7909 and they will be directed to the program serving their county.