LCHD promotes the early identification of breast and cervical cancer with a goal of improving outcomes and reducing deaths due to these cancers. The BCCP is a statewide, high-quality breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic program offered at no cost to eligible women in Ohio. LCHD programs addressing breast and cervical cancer include:
BCCP Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
BCCP promotes the early identification of breast and cervical cancer with a goal of improving outcomes and reducing deaths due to these cancers. The BCCP is a statewide, high-quality breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic program offered at no cost to eligible women in Ohio. Eligible women will be scheduled for services with providers in their area.
The services include:
- Breast, Cervical and HPV education
- High quality breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services
- Pelvic Exams
- Pap tests
- Clinical Breast Exams
- Nurse Case Management and Patient Navigation Services
- Diagnostic testing, including breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and Colposcopy
- Financial Assistance to those who qualify
All women ages 21-64 are eligible for BCCP Patient Navigation Services. We can help with community and health resources, healthcare coverage/Medicaid, appointments for breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services. Women 21-64 may also be eligible for BCCP Direct Services. Financial assistance is available for Mammograms, Pelvic Exams, Pap tests, Clinical Breast Exams, Diagnostic services related to breast and cervical issues. Women cannot have any form of health insurance; Household income less than 250% of the Federal Poverty Level*
If you live in BCCP Central Region (Union, Delaware, Licking, Fairfield, Franklin, Pickaway, Fayette, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Knox, Richland, Ashland, and Logan counties) call the health department's BCCP staff at 1(866) 418-4963 for more information. If you don't meet these guidelines, and you live in Licking County, you may still be eligible to receive services through the Licking County SASS for Breast Cancer program.
Screening and Survivor Support (SASS) for Breast Cancer
SASS is funded through local donations that allow us to provide referrals and free mammograms and further diagnostic screenings for Licking County's under/uninsured women age 40 and up, women with personal or family history of breast cancer, or a medical need.
SASS also offers a stipend to help with expenses to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are receiving active treatment.