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Planning for your visit

Thank you for choosing Planned Parenthood of Gulf Coast as your trusted health care provider.

To ensure the best experience possible, below are instructions to help you prepare for your visit. Please select the type of visit you have scheduled.

If you have any questions regarding these instructions or your appointment, please feel free to contact us at 800-230-7526 (PLAN).

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Our staff are vaccinated against COVID, and we follow CDC guidance.  If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID,  please get in touch with us to reschedule your appointment at 1-800-230-PLAN (7526).  

Information and Instructions for Your Visit 

General Visit 

For all General Visits:

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If you have scheduled a telehealth appointment:

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Link for Spanish instructions

Preventive Care Visit - Annual Wellness

If your visit is for a wellness exam, also known as an annual exam:

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Birth Control Visit

If you are visiting to get a prescription for a birth control method:

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Hormonal Implant Insertion

If you are visiting for hormonal implant (Nexplanon) insertion:

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Office Visit

If you are visiting for an infection check or evaluation of symptoms:

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Pregnancy Test

If you are visiting for a pregnancy test:

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STI Testing

If you are visiting to get tested for a sexually transmitted infection:

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IUD/IUC Insertion

If your visit is for the insertion of an IUD (intrauterine device) or IUC (intrauterine contraception), which are long-acting reversible contraceptives:

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Emergency Contraception

If your visit is for emergency contraception (Plan B, or the-morning-after pill):

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PEP for HIV Exposure

If your visit is for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP):

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PrEP for HIV prevention

If your visit is for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention:

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Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

If your visit is for gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT):

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Patient Resources

Below are patient resources that can help save time at the health center by downloading and reading / completing any forms before your visit.

Patient Resources Examples

Medical Records Release Form

Link to English PDF

Link to Spanish PDF

No cost abortion pill application

Link to English Form PDF

Link to Spanish Form PDF