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Media Relations

Planned Parenthood’s Communications team works with members of the media to connect them with experts and providers and help them cover issues that are important to the community. 

For media inquiries contact [email protected].

Press Releases

Planned Parenthood North Central States Unveils
Renovated Ames Health Center

Ames, Iowa – Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) recently unveiled its newly renovated, state-of-the-art health center in Ames, Iowa.

May 19, 2022 • Iowa

New Study Shows No-Touch Medication Abortion Safe and Effective

St. Paul, MN—Medication abortions obtained through the mail or prescription pick up are as safe and effective as those that are performed in a health center, according to a newly released study co-authored by Dr. Christy Boraas, Director of Research and Associate Medical Director of Planned Parenthood North Central States.

May 19, 2022 • Minnesota

Planned Parenthood North Central States Leader Named One of the Most Admired Minnesota CEOs

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal today named Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) President and CEO Sarah Stoesz to its 2022 list of Most Admired CEOs in Minnesota.

May 2, 2022 • Minnesota

Abortion Remains Legal Despite Leaked U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Our doors are open today and our doors will remain open every day for abortion care as long as legally possible. Anyone who has an abortion appointment this week, or needs an abortion appointment, please know that Planned Parenthood is here for you.

May 2, 2022

Planned Parenthood North Central States Named a Health Care Equity Top Performer By the Human Rights Campaign

St. Paul, Minn.—Planned Parenthood North Central States has been named a Top Performer for LGBTQ+ inclusive health care by the Human Rights Campaign. The

April 28, 2022 • Minnesota

Planned Parenthood North Central States Receives Largest, One-Time Donation in Its History

St. Paul, MN— Planned Parenthood North Central States has received a transformative $20 million gift, the largest single gift in the organization’s history, from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

March 23, 2022 • Minnesota

Nebraskans Urge State Lawmakers Against Abortion Ban Bills

OMAHA, NEBRASKA— Nebraskans testifying against proposed abortion bans today urged state lawmakers to protect their right to make private reproductive health care decisions and, instead, expand access to care. 

March 18, 2022 • Nebraska

Nebraskans Urge State Lawmakers Against Abortion Ban Bills

OMAHA, NEBRASKA— Nebraskans testifying against proposed abortion bans today urged state lawmakers to protect their right to make private reproductive health care decisions and, instead, expand access to care.

Feb. 24, 2022

South Dakota Judge Continues to Block Medication Abortion Restriction

Sioux Falls, SD — Late last night, a federal district court judge granted a preliminary injunction against a regulation that would have effectively eliminated access to medication abortion in South Dakota.

Feb. 9, 2022 • South Dakota