New My Health Express Health Center Opens in Des Moines


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Published: | Updated: 03.04.13

March 1, 2013 (DES MOINES, IA)  #  Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art health center located in downtown Des Moines.

The new facility, My Health Express, provides general health care services to women, men and families of all ages. The new facility is located at 818 5th Avenue in Des Moines.

“My Health Expressprovides care for a wide range of services, including cold and flu, sore throat, ear ache, STI testing, birth control and more,” said Planned Parenthood of the Heartland President and CEO Jill June.

My Health Express is currently open on Wednesdays. No appointments are needed; patients can walk-in and get the care they need immediately.

“The goal of this walk-in health center is to provide convenient, quick care to people who live and work near the downtown area. This will allow us to efficiently serve more families in our community.”

Anyone with questions can contact Planned Parenthood toll-free at 1-877-811-7526.

With the opening of the new express health center, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland now has 29 health centers located across Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

My Health Express was generously funded in part by Prairie Meadows.


Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has served women and men of all ages since the 1930s. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services to residents in Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma and through 29 health centers, plus Education and Resource Centers in Des Moines, Lincoln and Omaha.

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