Wise Woman Program
WISEWOMAN is a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) program designed to assist 40-64 year-old women to reduce their risk for heart disease and promote a heart healthy lifestyle. Women must be currently involved in the BCCCP (Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program).
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death in Michigan.
About 45% of CVD deaths could be prevented with changes in lifestyle behaviors.
One in 10 women can expect to develop some form of CVD before age 60. As they age,
their rate increases.
In the year 2000, 43% of deaths for women living in Michigan were due to CVD.
Blood pressure testing.
Cholesterol and glucose screening.
Referral to a physician, if needed.
Referral for additiional labwork, if needed.
Counseling or guidance is available to participants for any lifestyle risk factors
if improvement is desired.
Hours of Service
By Appointment Only.
Monday thru 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(989) 269-9721, ext. 165 or 1-877-269-0822
Eligibility and Cost
Low-income women from age 40-64 who are enrolled in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program are qualified for WISEWOMAN. Services offered may be FREE to women who qualify.
For more information on the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, click here.