The Show Me Healthy Women (SMHW) is a statewide program funded by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which provides free breast and cervical screening, re-screens, diagnostics for uninsured or low-income women ages 35 and older. These services are available to women who meet specific age, income and insurance guidelines. Women with Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Point Of Service (POS) or Medicare Part B are not eligible for SMHW and WISEWOMEN services. Free transportation is available for SMHW clients through OATS Transportation.
The WISEWOMAN (WW) program is an extension of the SMHW program and focuses on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factor reduction. Clients work with lifestyle counselors to determine their lifestyle behavior patterns focusing on changes with nutrition, physical activity, and smoking behaviors. WISEWOMAN serves women ages 35-64 receiving services through Show Me Healthy Women.
Jackson County Health Department 816-404-6985
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services 573-522-2845
Services Provided Through SMHW and WW: