About the Program

The Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program is a program funded for the first time in the 2012-2014 state budget that allows thousands of qualifying low-income, uninsured Kentuckians to get life-saving colon cancer screenings.

The state has allotted $1 million to the program in its budget, and a non-profit called the Kentucky Cancer Foundation is matching that amount.

Read the state's press release here.

Program sites (2012-2014)

Ten sites in Kentucky will be receiving these funds, which will be used to screen qualifying low-income, uninsured patients. Many of these sites are also accepting qualifying patients in surrounding counties.

The funded sites are:


  • Barren River District Health Department - 270-781-8039 ext. 157
  • Calloway County Health Department - 270-753-3381
  • Christian County Health Department - 270-887-4160
  • Fayette County Health Department - 859-309-1700 or 877-597-4655
  • Floyd County Health Department - 606-886-2788
  • Greenup County Health Department - 606-473-9838
  • Jessamine County Health Department - 859-885-4149
  • Lake Cumberland District Health Department - 606-678-4761 ext. 1140
  • Louisville Metro Health Department - 502-574-6520
  • Pike County Health Department - 606-509-5504 or 606-437-5500
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