Central Phoenix Health Center Opens on March 5

Cynde Cerf, 602-263-4225,

Published: 03.02.12| Updated: 03.05.12

PHOENIX - The long-standing headquarters for Planned Parenthood Arizona (PPAZ) is reopening its health facility at 5651 N. 7th Street. After six months of preparation, the opening day has finally arrived - the doors of the health center opened on March 5. The Central Phoenix Health Center will meet the needs of patients in the central Phoenix community.
Walk-ins are welcome any time during business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Central Phoenix Health Center accepts most major health insurance plans.
“We first started to think about it six months ago, and then it just really started to pick up momentum,” says Dr. DeShawn Taylor, Medical Director at Planned Parenthood Arizona, in regard to the building’s reopening. “All of our staff are really excited for it, and we’re looking forward to serving patients in our neighborhood.”
The Central Phoenix Health Center will provide all of the services men and women rely on Planned Parenthood to provide, such as full-service contraception, reproductive health exams, HOPE, STD testing and treatment, education and counseling, colposcopy, and vaccinations..
Appointments can be made for the new Health Center by calling 602.277.7526. For additional information on Planned Parenthood Arizona, visit
In the community for 76 years, Planned Parenthood Arizona is the leading sexual health organization in Arizona. The organization provides health care, education and outreach services to more than 90,000 men, women, teens and parents annually. Planned Parenthood Arizona operates health center locations statewide in Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott Valley and Yuma. For more information, please visit

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