Birth Control and Family Planning

The Northeast Health District provides confidential and free* women’s health and family planning services to women of all ages, regardless of income, at each of our county Health Departments and Teen Clinics.

Available Services:

Women’s Health:

  • Preventative yearly exams
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV
  • Cervical and breast cancer screening & referral
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Health education and counselling on topics such as abstinence, consent, safe sex, disease protection and other health concerns

Birth Control Options:

Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC):

  • 3-yr Nexplanon implant
  • 3-yr Skyla IUD
  • 5-yr Kyleena, Liletta and Mirena IUDs
  • 10-yr hormone-free Paragard IUD

Other methods include the Depo-Provera shot, Pill and the Vaginal Ring.  Condoms are available anytime for added birth control and disease protection.

Costs for Services:
Women’s health and family planning services are no charge for teens and are *income based for adult women and men.  Condoms are always free at all health department and teen clinics.

Planning Your Visit:
Most services are available on a walk-in basis during regular clinic hours. Additionally, a same or specific day/time appointment can be scheduled if you prefer.

At the time of your visit, you will be asked about your household income and family size, but proof of income is not required to receive care.

Parental permission for teens is not required, but we encourage parental involvement in the decision process when utilizing our women’s health and family planning services.

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