Lewis County Public Health's Cancer Services Program provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings at no cost to men and women who:
Do not have health insurance or have health insurance that does not cover the cost of these screenings.
Cannot pay for these screenings.
Meet income eligibility requirements.
Meet age requirements.
Live in New York State.
The screening services available include mammogram and clinical breast exam for women age 40 and older or women under 40 at high risk for breast cancer. Pap test and pelvic exam for women age 40 and older. Fecal Immunochemical Test Kit for men and women ages 50 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer and a colonoscopy for men and women at increased or high risk for colorectal cancer. Please call Lewis County Public Health at 376-5453 for more information.
Lewis County Public Health will be celebrating National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week October 20th-24th. This National Observance is to
On October 20th Lewis County Public Health will be doing finger stick blood lead testing for all 1 and 2 year olds with a doctors order from 10am -noon and 2pm-4pm. There will also be information regarding lead poisoning in the lobby at Public Health. For more information on the event call 376-5453.
Lewis County Public Health is excited to announce the new NYS Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) , a proven way to prevent diabetes in people who have prediabetes or are at risk for diabetes, by making small lifestyle changes. The DPP meets in a small group for just one hour every week for 16 weeks. Trained lifestyle coaches leads the weekly sessions to help you improve your food choices, increase physical activity, and learn coping skills to maintain weight loss and healthy lifestyle changes. Lewis County Public Health will be offering DPP begin September 2nd from 5pm to 6pm. To find out more information call LCPH at (315) 376-5453.