This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model. This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income. You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost. John C. Gridley Health Center - Chemung County Health Dept is a Community Health Center. In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.
Our Mission is to:
Promote and respond to our community's health needs,
Demonstrate teamwork through open communication, support, respect and accountability and
Provide efficient, courteous, professional service fairly and consistently.
The Cancer Services Program of Chemung & Schuyler Counties provides:
FREE breast, cervical & colorectal cancer screenings to people who do not have health insurance.
The program also provides free diagnostic testing when there is an abnormal screening result.
Additionally uninsured individuals who are in need of treatment for breast, cervical, colorectal or prostate cancer may be eligible for coverage for treatment through the Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program.
Call 607-737-2028 for more information or to find out if you are eligible for any of these services.
Screening Services Available to those with little or no insurance:
Breast Cancer Screening (mammograms and clinical breast exams):
Women age 40 & over
Women who are younger than 40 and at high risk
for breast cancer
Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap tests and pelvic exams):
Women age 40 and over
Colorectal Cancer Screening (FIT kits - done at home):
Men & women age 50 and over who are at average risk for
Colorectal Cancer Screening (Colonoscopies):
Men & women who are at increased risk for colorectal
Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the John C. Gridley Health Center - Chemung County Health Dept website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.
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For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get legal aid from some offices, they use a sliding fee scale. When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.
Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems
Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
Mild, dry cough
Mild body aches
Fever above 100.4 F
Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
Exhaustion, need to stay in bed
Constant trouble breathing
Persistent chest pain or pressure
Trouble staying awake
Blue lips or face
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