Ladies First FAQs


Can I have Ladies First if I have insurance?

Yes, as long as you meet the income guidelines.

Once I've joined Ladies First, what happens next?

You will receive a Ladies First membership card in the mail. Then you can schedule an appointment with your health care provider.

Where do I go for my appointment?

You can go to your regular doctor or nurse for your appointment.

What if I don't have a doctor?

You can contact our Member Services and Outreach Coordinator and they will help you find one. Or use this tool to help you find one. 

What does Ladies First cover?

Ladies First covers breast, cervical, and heart health screenings. Click here for a complete list of Ladies First services. 

Can Ladies First help me lose weight?

Yes! Contact our Lifestyle Program Coordinator for more information at 802-652-4139.

What if I can't afford my cholesterol, blood pressure, or diabetes medications?

Contact our Lifestyle Program Coordinator and they will help connect you to free or low cost medication options. Call 802-652-4139.

Can Ladies First help with transportation or interpretation services?

Yes, contact our Member Services and Outreach Coordinator and they will help you arrange these services. Please call at least two days in advance of your appointment.

Can Ladies First help me if I have a diagnosis of breast or cervical cancer?

Yes. Contact our Clinical Navigator and they will help you. 802-863-7332.

What do I do if I have an abnormal Pap test or mammogram?

Contact our Clinical Navigator at 802-863-7332.

How often should I have a Pap test, mammogram, and Heart Health Screening?

Some people need screenings more often than others. Ask your doctor or nurse how often you need them and follow their recommendations. Also discuss your risk factors with your doctor or nurse.  

Should I get the HPV vaccine?

Discuss this with your doctor or nurse.