Brunswick County Family Planning
Family Planning services include the following:
- Providing contraception to help women and men plan and space births along with helping to prevent unintended pregnancies
- Offers pregnancy testing and counseling
- Helps clients who want to conceive
- Provides basic infertility services
- Provides preconception health services to improve infant and maternal outcomes and improves women’s and men’s health
- Provides Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) screening and treatment services to prevent tubal infertility and improve the health of women, men, and infants
Who the Program Serves
The Women’s Preventative Health program is available to women of child-bearing age, who do not have a permanent form of birth control such as tubal ligation. Some services are also available to men.
The program provides:
- Contraceptive services, including:
- Teen Services
- Well Woman Exams
- Contraceptive information and counseling
- Counseling on all birth control methods, including natural family planning, oral contraceptives (birth control pills), IUDs, Depo Provera (shot), Nexplanon (implant), NuvaRing and barrier methods
- Pregnancy testing and counseling
- Vasectomy and sterilization counseling and referrals
- Basic infertility counseling and referrals
- Health screening and examination, including:
- A medical exam and history
- Pap smears
- Abnormal Pap
- Breast exams
- Pregnancy tests
- Nutritional risk assessment
- Hypertension screening
- Diabetes Screening
- Sickle Cell testing
- Tests and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Hepatitis C, Vaginitis, Genital Warts and Chlamydia. Testing and counseling for HIV is also available.
- Community health education about contraception, adolescent development, male involvement, abstinence and human sexuality
- Assessment of special health concerns and common gynecological problems
- Preconceptional health promotions
- Identification of personal behaviors, health conditions and workplace hazards which can affect a future pregnancy
- Counseling and referrals to reduce the impact of risk factors on future pregnancies
- Referrals for outside services may include nutrition, diabetes, mental health, smoking cessation, Hepatitis C treatment, and genetic counseling
- Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Appointments are required. Some same day appointments may be available. Call 910-253-2250 or 888-428-4429 (toll-free), or email email@example.com.
- Family planning services are located at Health Services in the Women’s Preventative Health Clinic, at 25 Courthouse Drive (Building A) in Bolivia.
- Fees are based on the patients ability to pay (sliding scale)
- Insurance and Private