To learn more about the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program review the eligibility requirements.
To learn more about breast cancer, contact the
National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
Department of Health Jackson County
Stop smoking, smoking doubles your risk of cervical cancer. Smoking weakens your body's ability to fight HPV (human papilloma virus). HPV greatly increases your risk of getting cervical cancer.
Talk to a "Quit Coach" who can help you quit smoking. Call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW (1-877-822-6669) or log on to www.tobaccofreeflorida.com
Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP)
This program is funded through a grant from the Center’s for Disease Control and is nationally referred to as the Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. The Jackson County Health Department site serves the following counties: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Walton & Washington. Women can receive services at the health department nearest to them. The mission of this program is to provide critical breast & cervical cancer screening services to underserved women.
For more information contact:
Becky Dunaway, R.N.,
(850)526-2412 ext 179
Fax (850) 718-0477
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am until 5:00 pm
Reach and Connect(314.96kb doc) is a project under the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP). This project provides education and support to for Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Walton & Washington counties. Areas in those counties have been identified as having higher rates of late stage diagnosed breast and cervical cancer cases. Your local Community Health Worker will provide toolkit training, follow ups, resources and support to connect women to services and reduce barriers to screening.