Tazewell County Health Dept.

Community Health Illinois WiseWoman Program

Illinois WiseWoman Program - Cardiovascular/heart

The Illinois WISEWOMAN and the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offer a combined office visit where eligible women can receive screenings for heart disease (including blood pressure, glucose, and cholestrol), breast cancer and cervical cancer at one easy visit. Also, the Illinois WISEWOMAN program provides access to health education to women through health coaching and lifestyle programs.

 

Who is eligible?

You may join IWP if you are a woman who is:

1. Currently enrolled in or eligible for the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

2. Living within Tazewell County

3. Under or uninsured

4. 40-64 years

5. Living at or below 250% of federal poverty level

 

Once you have been determined eligible, participants can receive Health Coaching with topics that include:

-Nutrition and healthy eating

-Physical activity

-Finding a support system

-Addressing stress issues

-Chronic disease self management, including medication adherence

-Taking control of your health through education and empowerment

-Comprehensive women's health, including osteoporosis and menopause

 

If interested in becoming a participate of the Illinois WISEWOMAN Program, contact Shanita at 866-925-5511, ext. 308 

 

http://www.idph.state.il.us/about/womenshealth/wise.htm