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$700,000 Investment in Ames health center improves technology, exam rooms, and waiting rooms

 Ames, Iowa – Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) recently unveiled its newly renovated, state-of-the-art health center in Ames, Iowa. The Ames facility located at 2530 Chamberlain Street offers a full spectrum of sexual and reproductive health care, including cancer screenings, birth control, abortion care, emergency contraception, and more.

 The Ames health center served more than 2,394 patients last year. The $700,000 investment includes updates to technology and improvements to exam and waiting rooms. 

 “An investment in our health center is an investment in the Ames community,” said Sarah Stoesz, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood North Central States “This renovation serves as a beacon of hope for Iowans seeking high-quality, affordable, compassionate and nonjudgmental reproductive health care.”     

 Planned Parenthood North Central States operates 28 health centers across Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, plus robust telehealth options. PPNCS also recently renovated its health center in Cedar Rapids and unveiled a brand-new health center and office space building in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Ames facility offers cancer screenings, birth control, emergency contraceptive, abortion services, STD testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, pregnancy testing, and options counseling, as well as LBGTQ+ care services.


Planned Parenthood North Central States and its subsidiary organizations provide, promote, and protect reproductive and sexual health through high quality care, education and advocacy. A member of America’s most trusted reproductive health care provider, our affiliate is proud to support and operate 28 health centers across our five-state region (Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota).  Each year, we provide health care to nearly 115,000 people and health education to more than 55,000 people in our region.