Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are offered to eligible Lake County women through the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP), located at the Health Department and Community Health Center. Through IBCCP, women can receive, at no charge to them, the following services:
A complete medical exam
A clinical breast exam and pap test
Referral for a free mammogram at a local hospital
Ongoing yearly exams and medical follow-up are also provided.
Uninsured or Under-Insured
women who are 40 years of age or older, who are uninsured or
underinsured, and whose family income does not exceed 250% of federal
poverty guidelines, are eligible.
Women 35 years of age or older are eligible for cervical screening services only.
Schedule a Screening
For an eligibility screening, please call IBCCP Monday through Friday,
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 847-377-8430. The program is located at the
Health Department/Community Health Center’s main facility at 3010 Grand
Avenue in Waukegan.