Be Sun A.W.A.R.E.
Summer is here! Make sure to protect yourself and your loved ones from Skin Cancer by being Sun A.W.A.R.E.
Avoid unprotected exposure to sunlight, seek shade, and never indoor tan.
Wear sun protective clothing, including a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses year-round.
Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sunburn protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher.
Routinely examine your whole body for changes in your skin and report concerns to a healthcare provider.
Educate your family and community about the need to be Sun A.W.A.R.E.
The Cancer Screening Program supports comprehensive cancer control in Montana by providing ongoing quality screening services to Montana women and education in a manner that is appropriate, accessible, cost-effective and sensitive to the client’s needs.
Screening services include mammograms, clinical breast exams, Pap tests and pelvic exams for the early detection of breast and cervical cancers. Diagnostic testing is also provided for the follow-up of abnormal screening tests.
For information about low cost screenings for eligible clients call 466-2562.
Enrolling is Easy!
Contact the Teton County Health Department for assistance at 466-2562 or fill out the below enrollment for and fax or mail it to the Teton County Health Department.
905 4th St NW
Choteau, MT 59422
Sue Schilling or Dawn Baker
Confidential Fax: 406-466-5292
The Teton County Health Department offers free patient guidance services.
We can help! Here’s how:
- Help understanding what health tests you may need.
- Help with scheduling doctor appointments.
- Help understanding what test results mean.
- Help getting health insurance or finding payment sources.
- Referrals to other local programs and resources.
Region 5 Fund
The Region 5 Fund is intended to assist local women who do not otherwise qualify for the Cancer Screening Program with the costs of screenings, follow-up testing, etc. Please contact Dawn Baker at 466-2562 to see this fund can help you.
The Region 5 Fund is maintained to local donations and fundraising efforts. If you would like to make a donation to or organize a fundraiser for the Region 5 Fund, to support cancer prevention services for women in our area of Montana, please contact Dawn Baker at 466-2562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.