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THE GOAL OF FAMILY PLANNING IS TWO FOLD

1.

To provide women and men with low-cost quality reproductive health care.

2.

To equip women and men with the information and supplies needed to make personal choices about the number and spacing of children.

All physical exams are provided by licensed health professionals, including medical doctors and nurse practitioners. Our counselors are trained to provide sensitive education and counseling on your family planning options.

What Family Planning Services Are Available?

  • Education and counseling on your birth control options
  • Prescription and non-prescription birth control supplies
  • Routine gynecological exams include the following: (as indicated) Pap smear, Pelvic exam, Breast exam, Weight, Blood pressure, Hematocrit — test for anemia, HIV testing
  • Pregnancy testing, counseling, and referral
  • Screening and treatment for vaginal infections, urinary tract infections, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

BIRTH CONTROL

What Birth Control Options Are Available?

OACAC provides the following prescription birth control methods with a medical exam:

  • Oral contraceptives (Birth control pills or The Pill)
  • NuvaRing
  • Depo-Provera (Injection)
  • The IUD (Intrauterine device); hormonal and non-hormonal

Nonprescription birth control methods:

  • Condoms; male and female
  • Foam
  • Abstinence
  • Natural family planning
  • Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs)

EDUCATION

What Educational Family Planning Services Are Available?

OACAC provides a number of valuable family planning resources to help you make informed decisions:

  • Educational resources: books, pamphlets, and professional journals
  • Education in clinics for patients
  • Programs in schools, community centers, and other locations upon request

COST

How Much Does Family Planning Cost?

Fees for medical services and contraceptives are on a sliding scale based on income and family size.

Medicaid is accepted

Some private insurance
is also accepted

No age or marital restrictions for
birth control and other services

No one will be denied service
due to inability to pay

CONTACT

Where Can I Get Family Planning Services?

You can set an appointment by calling or visiting one of our 11 Family Planning Locations throughout the Ozarks. You can also connect with us through our Facebook Page. No application is required to receive services.

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