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Family Planning Services

The mission of the family planning program is to prevent unintended pregnancy and improve pregnancy planning and spacing.

Family Planning services include:

  • Physical exam (including a medical history, height/weight, and blood pressure)
  • Family Planning counseling and education--including information on all contraceptive methods and safe sex practices.
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STD and HIV testing
  • Birth Control (such as abstinence, natural family planning, condoms, birth control pills, patch, ring, injections, IUDs, and implants)
  • Pre-conception exams (making yourself as healthy as possibly before getting pregnant)
  • Emergency contraception or the “morning-after pill”

The cost for family planning services are adjusted according to income.

Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Avenue
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

East Nashville Public Health Center
1015 East Trinity Lane
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Woodbine Public Health Center
224 Oriel Street
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

The Preventive Health clinics moved to an appointment-based system on October 1, 2018 to allow us to see individuals in a more timely manner.  All patients should call and schedule an appointment for a visit.  Walk-ins will continue to be seen but will likely take longer to receive services.

Patients are required to sign-in by 2:30 p.m. at all three public health centers.  At times, services may need to be limited depending on staffing or demand for services.