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Breast Health

Maintaining Breast Health

  • Talk to a doctor about what exams are right for you.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Limit alcohol.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Know what is normal for your breasts.
  • Report changes to your doctor.

Reasons to get a mammogram

  • The greatest risks for getting breast cancer are being a woman and getting older. Most breast cancers occur in women aged 50 and older.
  • Finding breast cancer early can help save your life.
  • Most women that are diagnosed have no history of breast cancer in their families.
  • Getting a mammogram is easier than you think!

Learn how to do a Breast Self-Exam from the American Cancer Society.

Eligibility Guidelines

Income Eligibility (Effective 2/1/2022 - 1/31/2023)

Family Size Annual Gross Household Income*
1  $33,975
2 $45,775
3 $57,575
4 $69,375
5 $81,175
6 $92,975
7 $104,775
8 $116,575
For each individual family member add:  $11,800

*WWWP uses Gross Household Income, except for farm families and self-employed persons, for which Net Taxable Income is used.


 

For More Information

Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department: 262-335-4462
Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Wisconsin Well Woman Program