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Every Woman Matters Diagnostic Progrqam
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What is the Every Woman Matters (EWM) Diagnostic Program?
Diagnostic means there may be a problem (such as a breast lump or an abnormal Pap test) that needs to be diagnosed or followed up on. The EWM Diagnostic Program can pay for the following services for women who are eligible in order to diagnose breast or cervical cancer:

Breast Diagnostic Services:
• Breast ultrasound
• Diagnostic mammograms
• Surgical consultations
• Breast biopsies

Cervical Diagnostic Services:
• Colposcopies
• Consultations

Program is for women who are 18-74 years old, US Citizen or permanent resident, and meets income guidelines.  Client may have other insurance coverage.  Client must need services to diagnose breast or cervical cancer.

You may enroll right away by contacting a contracted provider, making an appointment, and enrolling at the contracted provider's office.

Business Phone Number:
(800) 532-2227
Every Woman Matters SCREENING Program
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What is the Every Woman Matters (EWM) screening program? 

Screening means regular testing (such as a mammogram or Pap test) to see if a person is healthy or sick.

Breast and cervical cancer screening:
• Pelvic exam
• Pap test
• Clinical breast exam
• Screening mammogram

Heart disease and diabetes screening:
• Blood pressure check
• Cholesterol check
• Blood sugar (glucose) check
• Health and wellness information

Program is for females 40-74 who meet income guidelines, are US Citizen or permanent resident, and does not have other health insurance.

You can contact Every Woman Matters Program at (800) 532-2227, dhhs.ewm@nebraska.gov, or Click to Enroll Now.

Four Corners staff, or your medical provider may also be able help you navigate through the enrollment application.

Business Phone Number:
(800) 532-2227
Polk County Health Department
Address: Polk County Health Department
330 North State Street
Osceola, NE
68651
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The Polk County Health Department has been in existence since 1979 The services offered are available to all residents of Polk County, regardless of income status. Funding comes from a number of sources including: private contracts, private payment based on a fee for services, donations, grants, and tax support from the Polk County Government.

Services of the department include: Homemaker/Chore Services, School Nursing, Health Screenings, Health Education Program, Pedicure Clinics, Blood Pressure Clinics, Public Flu Vaccines, Immunization Clinics - Adult and Childhood, Drug/Alcohol Testing, Lifeline, Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance.

To obtain services from the Polk County Health Department, simply contact the office at (402) 747-2211.

Business Phone Number:
(402) 747-2211
Polk County Health Department Blood Pressure Clinics
Address: Polk County Health Department
330 North State Street
Osceola, NE
68651
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Clinics to monitor blood pressure will be held each Tuesday of the month.  They will be held at the Senior Center and rotate between each town in Polk County.

First Tuesday - Osceola Senior Center
Second Tuesday - Shelby Senior Center
Third Tuesday - Stromsburg Senior Center
Fourth Tuesday - Polk Senior Center

Walk-ins are welcome any day of the week at the Polk County Health Department.  Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Polk County Health Department
330 North State Street
Osceola, NE  68651
(402) 747-2211

Business Phone Number:
(402) 747-2211