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Union County, North Carolina

Women's Health

Women's Health

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)

The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women. BCCCP is here to help women ages 40 to 64 who are financially eligible to receive preventive health services which include:

  • Breast exam
  • Mammogram
  • Pap smear
  • Education
  • Referral

WISEWOMAN Project

The Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (WISEWOMAN) Project provides cardiovascular disease screening, intervention, counseling and referral services to BCCCP enrolled women.

WISEWOMAN’s mission is to provide low-income, underinsured, or uninsured 40- to 64-year old women with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to improve their diet, physical activity, and other life habits to prevent, delay, or control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases. WISEWOMAN provides:

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Education

Family Planning Services

Family Planning services are available to assist individuals in making informed choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health. Patient centered services include providing individuals with tools and resources to manage or prevent pregnancies and reach personal health goals. Services are provided by a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and registered nurses and include:

  • Annual Exams
  • Postpartum Exams
  • Pap smears
  • Referrals for Colposcopy
  • STD testing
  • Birth Control
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Limited state funding for vasectomy

For additional Information on Reproductive health visit:

Maternal Health Services

Maternal Health Clinic serves routine and high risk pregnant women to reduce infant mortality and promote healthy pregnancy outcomes. Services provided include:

  • Routine Prenatal Care
  • High Risk Prenatal Care
  • Education and Administration of 17P, a progesterone medicine that can help prevent preterm birth in some women
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Postpartum Home Visits
  • Parenting Information and Referral
  • Pregnancy Care Management
  • Breastfeeding Support

CDC’s Maternal and Infant Health

Protect Your Baby From Lead Poisoning brochure


Pregnancy Management Services

The Pregnancy Care Management program is for pregnant Medicaid recipients who are at risk for poor birth outcomes. Referrals to the program come from the Pregnancy Medical Home, Primary Care Providers or other groups that provide services to pregnant Medicaid recipients.

Care managers will:

  • Identify needs and concerns and set goals.
  • Offer referrals to community agencies as needed.
  • Work with woman’s Pregnancy Medical Home to ensure quality care.
  • Help women get answers to questions.
  • Provide information on a healthy pregnancy, post-partum care and birth control methods.
  • Help pregnant women solve personal problems that get in the way of receiving care.
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Contact Information

Dennis Joyner
Public Health Director
2330 Concord Ave.
Monroe, NC 28110

Phone: 704-296-4800
Fax: 704-296-4887