Glenwood Springs, Colo — On May 17 the Glenwood Springs Planned Parenthood will welcome clients at its new location at 50923 U.S. Highway 6 and 24. The move from its original location on 20th Street to a larger, state-of-the-art health center is in direct response to the growing need for affordable reproductive and basic primary health care in the Roaring Fork Valley.
“We are excited to unveil our beautiful new health center to the community,” said Rebecca Murray, Glenwood Spring health center manager. “Our new location was designed to meet the needs of current and future clients. Building healthy communities is what we do. We’re here for every person and every family.”
The Glenwood Springs health center offers services based on a sliding scale fee. Women who qualify may also receive free breast and cervical cancer screenings, including a pelvic exam, Pap test, breast exam, and mammogram. Many of the center’s medical professionals are bilingual.
Comprehensive reproductive health care and basic primary care services include:
- All birth control methods
- Emergency contraception
- Sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment for men and women
- HIV testing and referrals
- LGBT Services
- Pregnancy testing and information about all pregnancy options
- Annual exams and screening for breast and cervical cancer
- Treatment for abnormal pap test results including colposcopy, cryotherapy and LEEP
- Routine gynecological care
- Abortion services
- Mid-life services for women
- Cholesterol, diabetes, and blood pressure screenings.
For more information about the Glenwood Springs Planned Parenthood contact 970.945.8631 or 1.800.230.PLAN
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
Since 1916, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has been committed to providing affordable, high quality reproductive health care and teaching comprehensive, medically accurate and age-appropriate sex education. It is the organization’s goal to ensure that every individual has the information, services, and freedom to make healthy, responsible decisions about sex and their sexuality. More than 123,000 women, men, and young adults annually visit our 29 health centers throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Southern Nevada, and Wyoming. For more information about Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, call 1.800.230.PLAN or visit pprm.org for the health center nearest you.
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May 10, 2010