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National Women's Health Week

May 13-17 is National Women's Health Week!

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is celebrating National Women’s Health Week, May 13-17, by offering some free services at its health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue.

National Women’s Health Week is a weeklong national health observance designed to empower women to make their health a top priority. All women are encouraged to take the following simple steps for a longer, healthier and happier life:

  • Get an annual checkup
  • Schedule recommended preventive screenings
  • Practice safe sex to prevent sexually transmitted infections
  • Use birth control when appropriate to prevent unintended pregnancies.

PPGMR is proud to help women achieve these goals by offering the following free services in its health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue:

  • Monday, May 13, 2013 – Pick up free emergency contraception—a $50 value!—any time between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. No appointment needed.  Also, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., check out the All Access interactive learning display--everything you ever needed or wanted to know about your body, your health, contraceptive methods and safer sex.
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – Free well-woman exams including gonorrhea and chlamydia screening (birth control not included.) Appointment required—call 901-725-1717 or request an appointment online.
  • Thursday, May 16, 2013 – Free HIV testing and free condom packs on a walk-in basis between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. No appointment needed.

These free services are available to all women with or without insurance, but patients must present an ID in order to receive services.
¡Se habla Español! Spanish interpretation services are always available at PPGMR.


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