Preventive Clinic Services

Family Planning | Immunizations | Prenatal Care | Pregnancy Tests | Sexual Health | TB Screening | WIC Nutrition and Supplemental Food Program


 

Family Planning

What
Birth control methods are provided as part of yearly exam. Visit also includes Pap test, breast exam, screening for STDs, health education and counseling.
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For Whom
Teens and women of childbearing age

Fees
Based on income

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Links
The National Women’s Health Information Center
http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/birth-control-methods.cfm

Virginia Department of Health Family Planning and Birth Control
http://www.vahealth.org/familyplanning/

Plan First
www.planfirst.org


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Immunizations

ImmunizationsWhat
Public health nurses give immunizations to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.
For Whom
Infants, children, adolescents and adults.  Please bring a copy of your immunization record if available.
Fees
Required childhood immunizations are provided at no charge. All other vaccines have a charge.

  • Cash or check is expected at the time of service
  • Credit cards are accepted

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson





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Prenatal Care (Louisa County)

Prenatal_CareWhat
Prenatal care includes:

  • Prenatal exams
  • Health and nutrition education
  • Counseling
  • Referral to available community resources

For Whom
Pregnant teens and women who live in Louisa County

Fees
Based on income

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Links
The Virginia WIC Program


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Pregnancy Tests

What
Pregnancy tests, counseling, referral

For Whom
Any female who thinks she may be pregnant

Fees
Based on income

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Links
The National Women’s Health Information Center: Pregnancy Tests
http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/pregnancy-tests.cfm


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Sexual Health

What

  • Confidential gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, and syphyllis testing provided (there may be a small cost for medications)
  • Screening and treatment of urinary tract infections and common vaginal infections such as yeast and bacterial vaginosis
  • You may be eligible for Hepatitis B and C testing

For Whom
Anyone

Fees
Most treatment is free but there may be a small cost for some medications.

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Virginia Disease Prevention Hotline
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1-800-533-4148

Links
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Facts & Information
http://www.cdc.gov/std/default.htm

Virginia Department of Health STD Prevention Program
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/DiseasePrevention/Programs/STD/index.htm


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TB Screening

What
Screenings and skin tests to detect possible exposure to tuberculosis

For Whom
Children, teens, and adults

Fees
Brief office visit fee plus cost of skin test

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Links
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Questions and Answers About TB”
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/tb/faqs/qa.htm

Virginia Department of Health TB Control and Prevention Program
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/DiseasePrevention/Programs/Tuberculosis/index.htm


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WIC Nutrition and Supplemental Food Program

WICWhat
WIC stands for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. It is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and operated in Virginia through the Virginia Department of Health.

The goal of WIC is to improve the health of pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care.  WIC provides:

  • Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social service agencies
  • Nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support
  • Supplemental nutritious foods

For Whom
To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income and nutrition risk requirements.

To apply, call to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring…

  • Proof of income (pay stubs, Medicaid card, Food Stamp letter)
  • Proof of identity (driver’s license, birth certificate, Social Security card)
  • Proof that you live in Virginia (utility bill or other item with your name and street address)

Fees
None

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Links
HealthBites” offers healthy eating tips and recipes for families with young children.


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