The Chronic Disease Prevention Section of Wake County Human Services provides
a set of chronic disease prevention and management services to address obesity, cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and cervical cancer, and tobacco education to at-risk populations and communities experiencing the greatest disparities. Emphasis is placed on uninsured populations and those least likely to access preventative health services.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)
The Wake County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and follow-up services to eligible women in Wake County. Women are eligible if they are between the ages of 40-64, have a household income at or below 250% of the federal poverty level, are uninsured or underinsured; and are without Medicare Part B or Medicaid. For more information about this program, or to schedule an appointment call 919-212-9310.
Educate Our Women
Through a grant from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Wake County Human Services has established the "Educate Our Women" program. This program seeks to improve, promote and maintain the breast health of at-risk women in Wake County ages 25 and older. To receive other information about this program or to schedule a mammogram, call 919-431-4032.
Project ASSIST (American Stop Smoking Intervention STudy)
This project: Provides technical support on the implementation of sound tobacco free policies, recruits members to join the Project ASSIST Coalition to support action plan activities Provides tobacco cessation training for the community and coalition members.
Learn more about Project ASSIST. For questions, contact Ronda Sanders at