Health Services Especially for Women

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Family Planning - Family planning clinics offer a broad range of FDA- approved contraceptive methods and related counseling; as well as breast and cervical cancer screening; pregnancy testing and counseling; screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs); HIV testing; and other patient education and referrals. You may contact your local health department for service times and appointments.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program – A supplemental nutrition program and nutrition counseling. Services: Children 0-5 years of age, pregnant women, women until child is 6 months old, or up to 1 year if fully breast feeding. Provide financial assistance with food and formula. You may contact the local health department for more detailed information. Appointments required. For more information see the For Infants and Children page. Visit to see if you are eligible. USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Pregnancy Testing - Available with education, counseling and referrals. Call your local health department for times.

Every Woman’s Life (EWL) – Program provides screenings for breast and cervical cancer, which includes mammogram, breast exams, and cervical cancer tests such as Pap and HPV. Must meet enrollment guidelines. Limited enrollment. Must be aged 40-64, or ages 18-39 with symptoms. Contact your local health department for more information. Visit Every Woman's Life for more information.

"Can I get a vaccine if I'm pregnant, breastfeeding, or of childbearing age? YES. There is no current evidence that getting a COVID-19 vaccination causes problems with pregnancy, breastfeeding or fertility. A COVID-19 vaccine, whether you are pregnant or not, protects you from severe illness from the virus. Learn more at or all 877-829-4682. VDH logo
The CDC has some recommendations for women who are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or who are breastfeeding.