Fees/Family For more information about this program, Planning Services contact us at 342-8140 • If you are 18 years and under- Clinic Schedule Family Monday-Friday: 8AM — 5PM no charge ADULT HEALTH CLINIC Planning & • If you are 19 years or older- based on income Acute Care, Preventive Care, Immunizations After hours appointments —Thursdays Reproductive • Medicaid accepted– You must CHILD HEALTH CLINIC Acute Care, Preventive Care, Immunizations Health bring your Medicaid card on After hours appointments — Thursdays each visit WOMEN’S PREVENTIVE HEALTH CLINIC Family Planning, Preventive Care, Breast/ Cervical • Other Insurance-Bring your Cancer Screening insurance card After hours appointments — Thursdays ASTHMA CLINIC • Private Pay-You will be billed By appointment only based on your income (sliding GLAUCOMA CLINIC fee scale) Third Thursday of each month, by appointment TB CLINIC By appointment only NUTRITION SERVICES Women, Infants and Children, Breastfeeding Education After hours appointments — Thursdays DENTAL CLINIC Rockingham County Monday—Thursday, closed Friday Department of Public Health PO Box 204 DIABETES MANAGEMENT CLASS Wentworth, NC 27375 Mondays, by appointment only Phone: (336) 342-8140 Fax: (336) 342-8356 Screenings Birth Control Options Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) What is a PAP test (or PAP Smear)? ♦ Condoms (rubbers) are used to protect against A PAP test is a simple HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. We give free screenings for sexually test that can find Provided for free. transmitted infections (STI’s). Call (336) 342- cancer cells or other 8140 for an appointment. All information is changes in and around ♦ Foam, Suppositories and Film kept confidential. your cervix ( the are made of chemicals that kill sperm. opening to the womb). You should be tested if: ♦ A diaphragm is a small rubber cup that fits • You have had unprotected sex, even Why is a PAP test inside the vagina, over the cervix (opening to the womb). It must be fitted by clinician. once important? • You are not sure of your partner’s A PAP test may help find a change in your Depo Provera is a hormone (progesterone) ♦ sexual history cervix before it becomes cancer. A PAP that is injected by a clinician. It lasts 3 months. test may help prevent cervical cancer. • You have had more than one sex ♦ Pills are hormones (estrogen) that partner Breast Exam-The nurse will examine are taken by mouth. You must your breast to see if you have any lumps. • You or your partner have any remember to take the pill She will also teach you breast self exam. everyday. By prescription only. symptoms or think you may be infected What is BSE (breast self exam)? ♦ An IUD is a small device put inside the womb • You have shared needles, even once Examining your own breast for changes and by a clinician. lumps. Breast self exams allow you to know how your breasts feel so you may be The only 100% way to prevent an STI more likely to feel a change. BSE’s can ♦ Natural Family Planning is when a is to remain abstinent (do not have sex). woman learns to recognize the fertile days of help find breast cancer. her menstrual cycle. Using a condom every time you have sex is What is a Pelvic exam? the next best way. In a Pelvic exam, the nurse looks inside ♦ Ortho Evra (Birth Control patch) can be written by clinician. The patch releases your vagina for vaginal infections, bacterial hormones and is applied once a week for 3 infections, STI’s (sexually transmitted weeks. By prescription only. infections) and cervical cancer. She makes sure your vagina is healthy and uses a swab to take a sample. The sample will show if ♦ NuvaRing is a ring that is inserted into the you have a vaginal or bacterial vagina and releases hormones. By prescription infection or an STI. only.
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