You can get a free cancer screening from the Seattle King County Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health through their county-and state-wide services if you meet the criteria. The Breast, Cervical and Colon program is a free health screening service for men and women between the ages of 40 and 64 who have no or limited health insurance, low-income or are unemployed.
Eligible men and women between the ages of 50 to 64 can receive colorectal cancer screenings. In addition to this screening, women may get a clinical breast exam, mammogram, pap test or pelvic examination. Treatment and case management services are available breast or cervical cancer.
To enroll in this program, you must contact the contractor working for King County. Her contact information is provided on the Washington State Department of Health's website or the Seattle King County Public Health's website. You may also call the Community Health Access Program (CHAP) at 1-800-756-5437 to find out if you qualify to receive one of these screenings and get a referral to a clinic near you.
Free HIV and STD testing
Contact the Center for MultiCultural Health by calling 206-461-6910 ext 217 for an appointment for free and anonymous HIV testing . Walk-in appointments are available for Tuesdays,10:30am – 12:00pm, and Thursdays,12:00pm – 1:30pm . The location of the center is 105 14th Avenue Suite 2C .
Free HIV and syphilis testing is available at the Gay City Health Project for men who have sex with men. The location is 511 E Pike Street and hours of the clinic are Tuesday-Friday, 3:00pm – 8:00pm and Saturdays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
For HIV and STD treatment call the HIV/AIDS Program 206-296-4649.