Colo Springs— Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains’ Westside heath center (located at 3480 Centennial Blvd.) will reopen tomorrow, June 30, with limited services and business hours upon news that the mandatory evacuation order has been lifted.
The Westside Planned Parenthood health center will be open from 8 am-3 pm, offering limited services such as contraception visits, emergency contraception, pregnancy tests, and limited STD testing and treatment.
On Monday, July 2, the health center will resume full business operations including normal business hours.
“While it was welcome news to learn that we would be able reopen our health center and serve the community, today is a somber occasion as we know that the Waldo fire is far from contained and many people in our community remain uncertain of what’s ahead. Our thoughts remain with everyone in our community and our wishes for normalcy and safety go out to everyone,” said Madonna Huntingford, Westside health center manager.
Patients are encouraged to call 1.800.230.PLAN or the Westside health center at 719.475.7162 to verify the availability of specific services on Friday, June 30.
Colorado Springs Westside Health Center
3480 Centennial Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains empowers individuals and families in the communities we serve to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health by providing high quality health services, comprehensive sex education, and strategic advocacy. More than 123,000 women, men, and young adults annually visit our 28 health centers throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Southern Nevada, and Wyoming. Since 1916, we have been the region’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care. 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.
June 29, 2012