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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

Click here for more information on the BCCP.

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
  • Pregnancy Education
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Postpartum Home Visits
  • Parenting Information and Referral
  • Pregnancy Care Management
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Counseling

For additional information on maternal health, visit:

Care Management for High Risk Pregnancy

Union County’s Care Management for High Risk Pregnancy (CMHRP) provides services for all pregnant women eligible for Medicaid and the uninsured with an emphasis on improving birth outcomes through reducing the rate of preterm and low birthweight births. The goal of the program is to improve the health of mothers and babies in Union County in a holistic, person-centered approach that addresses both physical and behavioral health. Please call or visit the Union County Health Department for more information about the program.

Care Managers will:

  • Identify needs and concerns and set goals
  • Coordinate your care across all of your providers
  • Help you get the services you need, like transportation, food, medical care or stable housing
  • Refer you to other programs, like childbirth or breastfeeding education classes, WIC (Women, Infants  and Children) nutrition program and family planning
  • Offer ways for you to take care of yourself during your pregnancy
  • Provide assistance in managing any medications you may be taking
  • Meet with you after you have been in the emergency room or hospital
  • Make follow-up appointments
  • Help women get answers to questions
  • Provide education and support

Resources for pregnant and postpartum women:

A woman getting a mammogram

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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