Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening and Treatment (CPEST) Program

​Program Purpose & Goal

 To reduce the number of cancer deaths through education , screening and treatment

Program Funded BY

 Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund Program

Program Service Eligibility Criteria
Age 50 and up unless symptomatic or has family history of colorectal cancer


Services Offered/Provided

 Colorectal screenings and education on colorectal, breast, cervical and skin cancers

Service Location

 Intake at the Talbot County Health Department, services provided by contracted medical professionals in their facilities
Outreach in the community at festivals, health fairs and a variety of community locations

Service Hours

 TCHD hours are from 8:00 to 5:00. Call to discuss eligibility or to make an appointment at 410-819-5600

Program Contact

Information Laura Frase, Case Manager,  Melinda Rojas, Outreach Worker
Paula Lowry, Program Supervisor
Translation Services  Use TCHD translators as needed​