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Every Woman Counts

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General Agency Information
Name:Every Woman Counts
Alternate Name(s):Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts
Department of Health Care Service's Cancer Detection and Treatment Branch (CDTB)
EWC
Address:1501 Capitol Avenue Suite 71.4001
Sacramento, CA  95814
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:800-511-2300
Email Address:cancerdetection@cdph.ca.gov
Website:www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Cancer/ewc/Pages/default.aspx
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Description:Every Woman Counts (EWC) provides free clinical breast exams, mammograms, pelvic exams, and Pap tests to California's underserved women.

ELIGIBILITY: women 40 years old or older (25 years old or older for cervical), with low income,
have medical insurance that does not cover these services, have a high insurance deductible or co-payment, are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program and live in California. If you do not qualify, the Regional Contractor in your area may know of other low-cost screening programs

FUNDING SOURCE: CDP/EWC is funded by a federal grant and state tobacco tax revenue.
Mission:The mission of the EWC is to save lives by preventing and reducing the devastating effects of cancer for Californians through education, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, and integrated preventive services, with special emphasis on the underserved.
Languages other than English:Cantonese
Chinese
Korean
Mandarin
Spanish
Vietnamese
Accommodations for Disabled:Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation:Varies
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:None
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes
 
Subject Headings
 Breast Examinations
Cancer Detection
Information and Referral
Low Income
Mammograms
Pap Smears
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified January 3, 2014

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