Care for Yourself - Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Care for Yourself - Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

The Iowa Care For Yourself Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP) is an ongoing initiative to reduce deaths from breast and cervical cancer. Participants of the program are eligible to receive clinical breast exams, mammograms, pelvic exams, and Pap tests at no cost. If the tests received through the Care for Yourself BCCEDP show breast or cervical cancer, local staff will help participants find treatment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 40-64 Years of age
  • AND do NOT have insurance.
  • OR have insurance but it does not cover these services.
  • OR have insurance but cannot pay insurance deductibles or co-payments
  • OR have Medicare part A but not part B
  • AND income

The Scott County Board of Health has a contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health for Genesis VNA to provide this program in Scott County. For more information about the program please call:

  • Dona Bark
    Genesis Visiting Nurse Association
    (563) 421-1913

For more information on breast and cervical cancer visit:

News & Notices

Scott County Health Department will be partnering with Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens Pharmacy for National HIV Testing Day 2017. Free rapid testing will be available at Walgreens Pharmacy, 1805 Brady Street Davenport on June 27, 28, and 29 from 3:00-7:00pm. Click here to learn more:
Posted: June 9, 2017
The weather is getting warmer and due to an increase in inquiries regarding patio rules, we have put together the following guidelines regarding animals and smoking.
Posted: April 21, 2017
Zika is a virus spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and can cause serious health problems for pregnant women and their babies. Learn more about Zika on the Scott County Health Department's Zika Virus webpage.
Posted: April 18, 2017