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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 Announces Vote by Employees to Unionize

At a time when reproductive rights and the freedom of bodily autonomy are under intense attack, we will work with Service Employees International Union Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa (SEIU) to support our employees, and to strengthen public policy, and improve access to abortion and all sexual and reproductive health care and education.

July 21, 2022

Planned Parenthood North Central States Statement on Overturning of Roe v. Wade

St. Paul, MN—The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down Roe v. Wade, dealing a devastating blow to reproductive freedom. The decision places the future of safe and legal abortion in the hands of state lawmakers and puts abortion access at risk in 26 states.

June 24, 2022 • Minnesota

Planned Parenthood North Central States Condemns Recent Violence Against Anti-Abortion Centers

St. Paul, MN—Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) today spoke out against the recent string of violence against Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), anti-abortion clinics that use false and deceptive tactics to deter pregnant people from receiving abortion care.

June 14, 2022 • Minnesota

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

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