Family Planning

NOTE: LDCPH is no longer accepting new clients for Family Planning or Birth Control. 

If you are a new client, or haven't been a client for more than three years, you should create a new patient account at Heartland Community Health Center to access services.


Available Services

Family planning services provide individuals with the information and means to exercise personal choice in determining the number and spacing of children.
Services include:
  • Family planning visit includes breast exam and may include cervical cancer screening and pelvic exam
  • Diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Birth control (see options below) including education and reproductive counseling
  • Testicular exams
  • Sexually-transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Free HIV testing
  • Health education and counseling

Birth Control

Available birth control options include:
  • Birth control pills
  • Condoms (Visit the CDC website for more information about the effectiveness of condoms at preventing unwanted pregnancies.)
  • Diaphragms
  • Injection (Depo-Provera equivalent)
  • Referral for other methods
  • Sterilization referral
  • LARCS (long acting reversible contraceptives)
What birth control method should you consider? Visit the BedSider website to help decide what birth control method is right for you.

Information to Remember

  • If you need a pap smear or an exam for a vaginal infection, do not douche, insert vaginal medication or have sexual intercourse for at least 24 hours (preferably 48 hours) before testing.
  • You’re encouraged to contact the Health Department at 785-843-0721 or Email Lawrence Public Health Department, if you have concerns about your birth control method or STDs.

Family Planning brochure

To download a copy of the brochure,click 
Copy of Brochure.

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