- Individuals between 21-29 should receive a Pap smear every 3 years.
- Individuals between 30-64 should receive a Pap smear with HIV co-testing every 5 years.
- The age of sexual activity initiation does NOT influence age of screening initiation.
WHN is a Massachusetts Department of Public Health program aimed at helping women receive screenings for breast and cervical cancer. The Center provides breast and cervical health education, support for breast and cervical screenings and follow-ups, and patient navigation assistance. Call the Women’s Health Network Community Health Worker, Monica Ramos, at (617) 638-7512 or email at WHN@bmc.org