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Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer Program
A Program of the Prevention and Health Communications Department
Funded By: Susan G. Komen Maryland

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This program utilizes Hispanic patient advocates to identify, refer and enroll underinsured and uninsured Hispanic women from Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties into a breast cancer screening program.

A Hispanic outreach worker and an interpreter provide case management services including interpretation/translation, patient navigation, and transportation


"Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer"

Wicomico County Health Department was recently awarded funding to implement the "Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer" Program for the twelfth year. The funding, provided by Susan G. Komen Maryland, will go toward supporting Wicomico County Health Department's efforts to provide culturally appropriate education, outreach, referrals, and breast cancer screening to rural Hispanic women in Wicomico, Somerset, and Worcester Counties.

For more information about the program, please call the Prevention and Health Communications Office at 410-334-3480

Who is eligible for the Komen Program?

  • Hispanic Women;
  • All ages;
  • Wicomico, Somerset or Worcester County residents;
  • No health insurance or insurance with high deductibles.

The Komen Program provides:

SCREENING SERVICES                                          SUPPORT SERVICES
Clinical Breast Exam                                               Interpretation & Translation
Mammogram                                                            Transportation
Diagnostic Mammogram
Surgical Consultation

No documentation is required for the Komen Breast Cancer Screening Program.  
If further diagnosis or treatment is required after screening, pay stubs and proof of residency will be required for referral to the State of Maryland Diagnosis and Treatment Program


How do I refer someone?

Contact Elizabeth Martinez at the Wicomico County Health Department

(410) 334 - 3480 ext. 17486 or elizabeth.martinez@maryland.gov