Women's Health Services include
yearly examinations, Pap smears and breast examinations, infection
identification and treatment, and family planning.
includes pregnancy tests, education and community resources. This
helps families and individuals plan family size as a way to improve the
health of their families. Our staff offers information on abstinence
and natural family planning methods as well as providing Depo-Provera, birth
control pills, contraceptive film, condoms, and diaphragms. Staff
members explain each method's benefits and drawbacks in order for our
clients to make informed decisions. Click here to view
a chart of birth control methods and their descriptions.
Nancy Poole is the ARNP for
Women's Health and is responsible for Family
Planning. She assists those people
who are interested in a birth control method and those women under
age 40 who wish to have yearly breast and pelvic examinations. She
can be reached at (386) 758-1068 for more information.
Pap smears and breast examinations are done for all women over
40 through the Primary Care Clinic.
Women assigned to the Columbia County Health Department by Medipass
or Medicaid or women who have chosen Dr.
Stephen Calvin, D.O. for their physician are eligible for these yearly
exams. Otherwise, women not eligible for these services will be
referred to their private physician. The Primary
Care Clinic may also be reached at (386)
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