A Future Free From Cervical Cancer
If there was a vaccine against cancer, wouldn’t you get it for your kids? Find out if the pre-teen kids in your life have had the HPV Vaccine.The vaccine is safe, effective, and prevents the virus that can lead to cervical cancer and many other types of cancer in the future. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn more about the HPV vaccine.
Cervical Cancer Testing
One of the best things you can do to keep from getting cervical cancer is to get regular testing for it. Learn the facts about the Cervical Cancer Screen - American Cancer Society, P02071 (PDF) (Multiple languages).
The Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP) provides preventive health screening services to women with little or no health insurance coverage. Well Woman pays for mammograms, Pap tests, certain other health screenings, and multiple sclerosis testing for women with high risk signs of multiple sclerosis.
The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, and is available in all 72 counties and 11 tribes.
Well Woman pays for certain screenings for some of the most common women's health concerns.
Multiple Sclerosis testing for high risk women
Covered services are available from participating health care providers at no cost to Well Woman clients. There is no premium, co-payment, or deductible for the Well Woman Program. Not all covered services are available from every provider.
To be Eligible
You must be a woman age 45 through 64, and
Your income is within the program's guideline limits P-43029 (PDF), and
You do not have health insurance, or the insurance you have doesn’t cover routine check-ups and screening, or you are unable to pay the deductible or co-payment.
How to Apply
Enroll through a county or tribal Well Woman coordinating agency, or in some cases, through a participating health care provider.
Simple enrollment form; requires proof of age, income, and insurance status.
Don't miss out on services that can help you stay healthy!