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Every Woman Matters

Every Woman Matters (EWM) provides: breast, cervical, heart disease and diabetes screenings to eligible women. To be eligible, women must be between 40-74 years of age, fall within the income guidelines, are citizens or legal residents and do not have insurance that pays for preventive services. 

Every Woman Matters is a program that can help women get health check-ups. EWM may pay for exams based on health history and program guidelines.

Guidelines and Forms to Complete:


Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening:

  • Pelvic exam
  • Pap test
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Teaching of breast self-exam
  • Mammogram

Heart Disease and Diabetes Screening:

  • Blood pressure check
  • Cholesterol check
  • Blood sugar (glucose) check
  • Health and wellness information for living a healthier life

How do I qualify for EWM?

  • Women must be between 40 and 74 years of age
  • Must be a citizen or legal resident of Nebraska 
  • They must meet program income guidelines (2016-17)
  • Must not heave health insurance that would pay for preventive services

How do I enroll?

  • Call West Central District Health Department at 308-696-1201
  • Complete the EWM Sign-Up questionnaire and mail to: 
    • Every Women Matters
    • 301 Centennial Mall South
    • P.O. Box 94817
  • Come to WCDHD and complete the form here and we will submit it for you.