Family planning clinic offers a variety of contraceptive methods including abstinence. Instructions concerning effectiveness, proper use, indications/precautions, risks, benefits, possible minor side effects, and potential life threatening complications of contraceptive methods is provided.
Services are provided by an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) with assistance from public health nurses. If problems are discovered during the course of the assessments which are beyond the scope of the clinic, appropriate referrals will be made by the health care provider. Clients are seen on an appointment basis to minimize waiting periods.
To assist individuals or couples with the timing and spacing of pregnancies
To provide counseling and contraceptive services
To assist with infertility and identify other medical problems
To improve knowledge about reproduction and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases