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Family Planning

What is Family Planning?

Family Planning is a public, non–profit organization that provides reproductive health care, contraceptive methods and counseling services to men and women in Laramie County and surrounding areas.

The Cheyenne–Laramie County Health Department and a group of local volunteer physicians established Family Planning in 1967.

Effective September 1, 2011
CLCHD Family Planning
Walk- In Schedule
(307) 633–4040

Supply Pick–up HIV Testing Only

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday
7:00 to 11:00 am
1:00 to 5:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 to 5:30 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday
8:00 to 11:00 am
1:00 to 4:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 to 4:00 pm
 
Pregnancy Testing STD/STI Testing

Tuesday & Wednesday
8:00 to 11:00 am
1:00 to 4:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 to 4:00 pm
By appointment only

NO children are allowed in the exam rooms or left unattended in lobby.
Clinic is closed on federal holidays.

ALL SERVICES ARE CONFIDENTIAL


Medical Services for Family Planning Patients:

  • General Screening Exam
  • Pelvic Exam and Pap Smears
  • Breast Exams and Cancer Screening
  • Testicular Exam
  • Contraception
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • HIV testing
  • Anemia Rubella, Urine Screening
  • Vaginitis Detection and Treatment
  • Testing and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Primary Infertility Testing

Counseling:
Family Planning assists individuals and couples in making decisions regarding

  • Contraceptive method given lifestyle and medical history
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Infertility Counseling
  • Helping patients explore all options available when confronted with an unplanned pregnancy
  • Helping with parent – child communication with regards to sexuality issues

Education:
Family Planning encourages all new family planning patients to receive instruction on the male and female reproductive anatomy with regards to birth control services. Instruction covers all contraceptive methods, correct use, effectiveness, side effects, possible dangers and advantages and disadvantages of all methods. Instruction also includes abstinence as a viable alternative.

Community Education:
The Family Planning Staff is available for presentations to community groups and schools on a variety of subjects. Films and pamplhlets are available to the public. Feel free to call or stop by our office for more information.

Referrals:
If a patient has a medical concern outside our clinic capability, referrals are made to private physicians for followup and possible treatment. Referrals are also made to different agencies for such things as financial assistance, prenatal care, drug and/or alcohol abuse, and counseling.

Cost for Services:
Family Planning provides services to persons of any economic status. Patients are charged on a sliding fee scale based on gross monthly income and size of family. As a federally funded agency, patients at 100% of federal poverty level guidelines will not be charged for services. Beginning March 1, 2012, household income will be verified to establish correct placement on the sliding fee scale. Suggested forms of verification include most recent tax returns or 3 consecutive paycheck stubs. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Discrimination Prohibited:
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states: "No person of the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status or income, be excluded from participation, be denied the benifit of, be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."