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Women's Health in Meade County

HPV Vaccines...
There are vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the main cause of  cervical cancer. HPV vaccines offer the greatest health benefit to persons who receive all three doses before possible exposure to HPV through sexual activity. Routine HPV vaccination is recommended for girls starting at age 11 through 26 years of age. Boys should get the vaccine starting at age 11 through 21.


Early Detection Works...
(must meet eligibility guidelines)

This program pays for breast and cervical cancer screenings for Kansas Women who:

  • Are 40 - 64 years of age.

  • Do not have insurance.

  • Qualify with their income.


Services provided by EDW:

  • Annual clinical breast exams performed by a nurse or Physician.

  • Annual mammograms for women age 50 - 64.

  • Annual mammograms for women age 40-49 who have a personal history of cancer. They have a mother, daughter, or sister with a history of cancer.

  • Annual pelvic exams and pap tests for women age 40 - 64.

For more information about the Early Detection Works program or to see if you qualify call 620-275-5302, ask to speak to someone in the Early Detection works program.


If a client would like to obtain their contraceptives from the Meade County Health Department they must have their exam done yearly at the health department. Once a client has their exam, contraceptives can then be obtained at the Meade County Health Department. Pap. pelvic, breast exams, and contraceptives are provided on a sliding scale, based on family size and income. Proof of income must be provided to be eligible for discounted services.

Contraceptive Services and Supplies:

  • Depo Provera Injection

  • Reclipsen (Desogen, Emoquette)

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo

  • Ortho Novum 777

  • Xulane (Contraceptive Patch)

  • Condoms

  • Horomonal & Copper IUD

Links to Contraception Information:

Other Women's Health services...

  • Hemoglobin Check

  • *Pregnancy Testing, Counseling, and referrals

  • HIV/STD Testing

  • Education for STD and HIV

  • UTI Testing

*Can be based on sliding-fee scale (must meet eligibility guidelines)

Useful Links:

Referrals to Early Detection Works - Education and free breast exams, mammograms, and cervical exams if eligibility requirements are met.

Link to EDW program - More Information for the EDW program under the female health tab under the Health category.

Info on Anemia (low iron)

Info on Lead

Info on Diabetes/Blood Sugar

Info on Cholesterol

Info on Blood Pressure

Info on Tuberculosis

All Services are confidential

Call 620-873-8745 to schedule an appointment




7:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am -12:00 pm

309 S. Webb St
PO Box 248
Meade, KS  67864-0248

The Meade County Health Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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