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Bakersfield Health Center

Women's Health Clinic

About This Health Center

Operated by: Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Care No Matter What

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

Language & Interpreters

English Spanish Tagalog; Chinese; Vietnamese.
Interpretation by telephone available for other languages. Please notify us in advance.

Please let us know if you need an interpreter when scheduling your appointment.

Fax: 661-634-1040

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 661-634-1000 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

We've extended our Call Center hours to better serve you: 
Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm
Sat 8am-5pm
Sun 8am-4pm
Call 877-855-7526 for an appointment.

Please note that we'll be closed on these holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
Book Online

Insurance & Payments

Everyone deserves affordable health care. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for health care.

I don’t have insurance or Medicaid

If you don't have insurance, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale. If you’re worried about cost, ask us about how you can get health care that fits your budget.

Other Options

If you do not have health insurance, read about health insurance options to find out how to get more affordable coverage and what to consider when choosing a plan.

I have insurance or Medicaid

We take the following insurance:

  • Medi-Cal
  • Family PACT
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield
  • CalViva-under Health Net
  • Central California Alliance
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin
  • Health Plan of San Mateo
  • Molina
  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan
  • Valley Health Plan

We accept many private and public insurance plans. If you don't see your insurance listed, please call us at 661-634-1000.

Services Coverage

Most health insurance plans now cover prescription birth control, annual wellness exams, and STI/HIV screenings with no copay, and many other services with some copay required. Contact your health insurance company directly to make sure that the services you need are covered and what, if any, out of pocket costs you might have.

Additional Payment Information

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have been made. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Orders
  • major credit cards

Medi-Cal accepted.

Additional patient resources are available online for this location to help you get the care you need when you need it.

More Information

Appointment Policies and Information

We are located one block west of the Mercy Hospital downtown.

Services Offered

You can fill your birth control prescriptions at our health center instead of the pharmacy. Available regular health center hours

Hours

Retrieving hours...

Day
Hours
Monday
8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday
8 am - 5 pm
Thursday
8 am - 5 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
8 am - 4:30 pm
OTC and EC only
Sunday
Closed

Walk-in Information

If you need emergency contraception (AKA the morning after pill), you can walk in anytime we’re open.

You are welcome to walk in any time the Health Center is open to make an appointment or see if there is a same day appointment available. If you have the time to wait, we will make every effort to fit you in the same day. If we can’t see you, we will give you the first priority appointment available.

PPMM Health Centers accept walk-in patients, however it is on a first come, first serve basis, and there is no guarantee you will be seen until you arrive at the Health Center. Scheduling appointments is recommended to ensure you will be seen for the service you need.

Planned Parenthood health centers are operated by regional Planned Parenthood affiliate organizations.

Learn more about our services.