The Montclair Department of Health & Human Services will host a cancer screening/health clinic for Essex County women who do not have health insurance. The clinic will be held Thursday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Health Department offices located on the third floor of the Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Avenue.

The following will be offered:

Pelvic Examination & PAP Smear Testing for early detection of cervical cancer ( age 21 and older)
Clinical Breast Examination ( age 21-45 )
Mammogram Referral ( age 45 and over if eligible)
Colorectal Test kit ( if eligible)
Cancer Education

Program eligibility criteria:

Must be 21 or older
Essex County resident
No health insurance
Limited Income ( 2018 Federal Poverty guidelines)

These services are FREE to eligible women.

An appointment is required. To schedule an appointment or for in more information, please call the Montclair Health Department at 973-509-4980.

The Women’s Cancer Screening Clinic is provided in collaboration with the Rutgers University S.A.V.E. program – Screening Access of Value to Essex Women and Men, a lead agency of NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED). The program brings education and screening to Essex County residents who do not have medical insurance.

Liz George is the publisher of Montclair Local.