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Get Screened

Cervix screening (Pap test) can be done by a doctor, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, midwife, or naturopathic doctor at their office or clinic.

Anyone with a cervix, including women and transgender people, between the ages of 25 and 69 should be screened for cervical cancer every three years. The test is free and only takes a few minutes of your time.

How to get a Pap test

To book a screening, contact your health care provider or a medical clinic.

You can find a health care provider by:

  • Using our clinic locator to find a clinic that accepts patients for Pap tests. We recommend that you call the clinic of your choice to check that Pap clinic information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Calling HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 and speaking with a Health Service Navigator. They will review options with you, including how to find a family doctor accepting new patients, accessing walk-in clinics, or finding a nurse practitioner in your community.
  • Searching for a primary care provider using the Pathways Medical Care Directory.

SOURCE: Get Screened ( )
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