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Beckham County Health Department

Family Planning

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Beckham County Health Department Family Planning Services helps prevent unplanned pregnancies. We help families and individuals to plan and space their children. These services are available to both women and men.

Services for females include:
- physical examination
- pap smears and breast exams
- screening for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV
- birth control
- pregnancy diagnosis
- counseling and referrals

Services for males include:
- physical examination
- instructions in testicular self-exams
- screening for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV
- education and counseling on methods to prevent pregnancy
- counseling and referrals
- condoms available upon request

The program helps males and females make informed decisions regarding family planning, being healthy and making good lifestyle choices. Here are two interesting links for both men and women.

The program also promotes family involvement and provides community-based education and outreach activities.

Other website links:

Oklahoma State Department of Health Links:

Maternal and Child Health

OSDH Perinatal and Reproductive Health Division

OSDH Family Planning and Birth Control

National Information:

Office of Population Affairs

National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association


Enrollment Criteria

Services are provided on a voluntary and confidential basis to men and women of reproductive age. There is a focus for those who are uninsured and do not qualify for Medicaid (Sooner Care).

Fees

A sliding scale is used. Fees are based on household income. No one is refused services based on inability to pay.  Some insurance plans are accepted.

Hours

Family Planning:
Monday through Friday
8:00 to 11:00 AM and 1:00 to 4:00 PM, excluding State holidays.

Pregnancy Testing:
Clients who make appointments will have priority.  Walk-ins will be seen based on staff availability.  In order to better serve you, please call (580) 225-1173 for Elk City or (580) 928-5551 for Sayre .

How to make an appointment

Family Planning exams are available by appointment only. Call (580) 225-1173 for Elk City or (580) 928-5551 for Sayre to schedule your appointment.

For other Family Planning Services including pill pick-up, method changes, and Depo-Provera injections clients who make appointments will have priority.  Walk-ins will be seen based on staff availability.  In order to better serve you, please call to check service availability (580) 225-1173 for Elk City or (580) 928-5551 for Sayre.

Important information

If you are a Sooner Care participant, please try to make an appointment with your provider for this service.

Parental consent is not necessary but highly recommended.

Contact person for questions

For questions please contact (580) 225-1173 for Elk City or (580) 928-5551 for Sayre.

 

 

 

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