Wise Woman is a sister program to the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP).

Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death and disability in women. Wise Woman screens women for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol, all risk factors in cardiovascular disease. That's why it's important to know your risk factors, the warning signs, and how to respond quickly and properly if warning signs occur.

Wise Woman services:

  •  Blood pressure
  •  Height, weight, and Body Mass Index (BMI)
  •  Cholesterol test
  •  Blood sugar test
  •  Life style invention counseling

The goal of Wise Woman is to help women improve their health and reduce their chance of heart disease and stroke. Don't wait until it's too late, get screened today!

Cancer Prevention and Control Branch
Federal Poverty Guidelines
Fiscal year 2014-2015

Who is Eligible for WISEWOMAN?

Women who are enrolled in NC BCCCP and reside in counties that have a participating WISEWOMAN provider may also be eligible to enroll in WISEWOMAN.
* For example, if there are five people in the household, your yearly income cannot be above $69,775 to qualify for BCCCP. Note: Income guidelines are determined annually by the federal government. Current guidelines may be accessed through local Departments of Social Services.
*Source: Federal Register, Vol. 98, No. 46, January 22, 2014, pp. 3,593-3,594

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