Vickie Han

Chatham Health District: Vickie Han

B-CAP (Breast Cancer Awareness Program)

Awarded $20,000

About this Project:  

The Chatham Health District in collaboration with the Breast Cancer Awareness Program (B-CAP) will provide community outreach in the towns of Colchester, East Haddam, East Hampton, Haddam, Hebron, Marlborough, and Portland Connecticut.  The individuals reached through this program will receive face to face education on breast cancer and become aware of the importance of breast screenings and recommended follow-up testing and care.  The program will assist women with barriers to access care, if cost is a barrier, partner community resources will be accessed such as Middletown Connecticut Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, Access Health CT (for health insurance) and Middlesex Hospital.