Family Planning

Family planning services are not just for females anymore! Reproductive health information and services are equally important for males. Family planning for males and females is available on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm by appointment.

Goals of the Clinic

The goals of the Ottawa County Family Planning Clinic include:

  • Promoting Sexual Health and Development
  • Promoting Healthy Intimate Relationships
  • Preventing and Controlling Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Preventing Unwanted Pregnancies
  • Promoting Responsible Motherhood and Fatherhood

Family Planning Services

Family planning services include:

  • Appointments
  • Birth Control Methods
    • Abstinence Education
    • Condoms
    • Contraceptive Creams
    • Depo-Provera Injections
    • Diaphragms
    • Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive - Nexplanon, Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
    • Natural Family Planning
    • NuvaRing
    • Oral Contraceptives
  • Clinic Fees
    • Charges are based on services provided. Medicaid and other insurances are accepted. The client may apply for a household income assessment and fees for services may be reduced based on income. Donations are encouraged and accepted. The program is supported primarily with Federal grant funds from the Ohio Department of Health.
  • Educational Services
  • Infertility Counseling
  • Physical Examination
    • Blood Pressure (BP), Weight, Height and Body Mass Index (BMI)
    • Breast Exam and Education in Self-Breast Exam
    • Pelvic Exam and Pap Test
    • Testicular Exam and Education in Testicular Self-Exam
    • Testing for Chlamydia
    • Other Tests if Indicated, Such as Hemoglobin and Urine Tests
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Referral Services
  • STD Screening and Treatment