FREE Pap Screenings

Pap smears are recommended for women between the ages of 21 through 65 who have not had a hysterectomy. Women over 65 or women who have had a hysterectomy do not need to have this screening unless they have had previous abnormalities such as abnormal Pap smears or hysterectomy because of cancer or pre-cancer.

Registration opens Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. To register, please call 574.524.7516 (English), or 574.524.7517 (Spanish).

Physicians and clinicians will provide free Pap screenings, including HPV tests, to those who are uninsured.

The Details

Date: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Place: Elkhart General Hospital

Beacon Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology

600 East Boulevard, Elkhart, IN 46514

(Enter through the hospital main entrance and take the hallway toward the Arthur J. Decio Pavilion. Then follow the signs to Beacon Medical Group OBGYN.)

Registration is required and appointments are limited.

screening results, all additional needed diagnostic and treatment procedures will be charged to the patient. If the person remains uninsured, they will need to complete a financial evaluation to determine eligibility for financial assistance for any treatment and procedures. The financial evaluation will include proof of nonworking status, including unemployment checks or, if working, last three check stubs for both themselves, spouse, and all other members of household; last three months of bank statements; SSN deposit records; retirement funds amount in 401k or 403b; disclosure of family size; tax documents; personal assets; and other personal information.