Women's Health Clinic

Operated by: Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, Inc.

We accept many insurance plans. If you don't have insurance, affordable coverage options may be available.

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Contact Info

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855 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12206 USA

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Google Map of Albany Health Center of Albany, NY

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Phone: 518-434-5678 Call Now

Fax: 518-434-0732

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Language

English; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

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Book an appointment.

Conveniently book your appointment online. Depending on the service you're looking for, appointment times vary. Be sure to select your reason for visit first, and then select an appointment time.

To make an appointment by phone, call 518-434-5678

Hours & Holidays

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Walk-in Information

Please call us - same day appointments available daily.

If you need emergency contraception (morning after pill), you can walk in any time the health center is open.

Hours of Operation

Day Open Close
MON 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
TUES 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
WED 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
THURS 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
FRI 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
SAT 9:00 AM 2:00 PM
SUN

Affordable Plans & Accepted Insurance

Most birth control and annual well-woman exams will be covered for free, with no copay. If you don't have insurance, affordable coverage options may be available for you - check out what you may qualify for. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. We cover the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Card Programs
  • Blue Shield of N.E. New York/Healthnow New York
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • CDPHP
  • CDPHP CHP
  • CDPHP FHP
  • CDPHP MMC
  • Cigna
  • Emblem
  • Empire Blue Cross
  • Excellus
  • Family Health Plus- Fidelis
  • Family Health Plus- United Health Care
  • MagnaCare (including Health Republic)
  • Magnacare MMC
  • Medicare
  • MVP
  • MVP FHP
  • MVP MMC
  • NYS Medicaid
  • RMSCO
  • Inc
  • UHC CHP
  • UHC FHP
  • UHC MMC
  • UMR
  • United Health Care
  • Wellcare
  • Wellcare MMC
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Additional Information

Appointment Information

Teen clinic is available: In Albany every Thursday from 3 to 6pm

Birth control refill pick ups are available: all hours clinic is open.

At this health center you can come in for appointments that do not require a medical exam. For example, birth control education and supplies; emergency contraception (morning after pill); pregnancy testing and counseling; STD testing; testing and treatment for urinary tract infections.

We do not provide childcare services. We request that you please make childcare arrangements.

Payment Information

You will not be turned away because of your inability to pay.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Major Credit/Debit Cards

Insurance Information

Please see the provided list of insurance plans to find out which ones include Planned Parenthood as an in-network provider.

Most health insurance plans now cover prescription birth control, annual wellness exams, and HIV and STI screenings with no copay, and many other services with some copay required. You should contact your health insurance company directly to confirm that the services you are interested in are covered, and what, if any, out-of-pocket costs you are required to pay.

Please be sure to bring your insurance card to your visit.

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

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood provides advocacy, education and reproductive health care services in the Capital Region in New York State.