FAMILY PLANNING FOR WOMEN

Beginning July 1, 2020 Laurel County Health Department will no longer be providing family planning services (annual exams, birth control and pap smears). These services will be made available through an arrangement with Grace Health. Grace Health has clinics in several of the surrounding counties.

Grace Health (Laurel County Clinic)
272 Mountain View Drive
London, Kentucky 40741
Phone: 606-877-2850

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday 9AM-5PM

You can visit Grace Health’s website for more information about their services and locations: www.gracehealthky.org

Family Planning includes the following confidential services for women, men and adolescents:

Medical Services:

Height, weight and blood pressure evaluation

Pap testing & pelvic exam

Breast exam

STD Testing and Treatment

Pregnancy Testing & Counseling

Birth Control Methods

Emergency Contraception

Sterilization (male & female)

Other Lab tests, if needed

Immunizations, if needed

Education and Counseling:

Healthy Lifestyle Choices, including: good nutrition, exercise, avoiding harmful substances, and tobacco cessation.

Self Breast/Testicular Exams

STD/HIV Risks

Preconception Health/Folic Acid

Options Counseling

Infertility

Referrals & linkages with community resources

Benefits of Family Planning:

Having children when you want them

Being able to prepare financially for your children

Becoming healthier before and during pregnancy

Not worrying about an unwanted pregnancy

Making your own decisions about birth control

What to expect:

  • The results of your check-up and lab tests will be explained to you.
  • Family planning staff will help you choose the appropriate method of birth control and teach you ways to stay healthy.
  • Staff members will answer any questions you may have.
  • You will receive birth control method education and counseling, including Natural Family Planning and abstinence education.