Planned Parenthood Southeast is here for you, providing the expert sexual health care you need. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 and MonkeyPox outbreaks and follow all CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommendations and best practices.
Please be aware that:
- If you develop respiratory symptoms (cough/shortness of breath) or a fever before your appointment, we ask that you reschedule.
- We are screening every patient for symptoms and confirmed exposure at check-in.
- As always, consult your health care provider if you have flu-like symptoms and are very sick or believe you may be at risk for serious complications from an underlying condition. If possible, you should contact your provider by phone in advance of visiting a health center.
All patients & visitors must wear a face covering inside the health center. If you do not have a face covering, we will provide one for you.
In an effort to keep you safe, only patients are allowed in the health center. If a patient is a minor, then one parent/guardian will be allowed to accompany them for the appointment.
Please note that upon check-in, you will be sent back to your vehicle to have part of your visit conducted remotely. You will receive a phone call from a blocked number prior to seeing a licensed staff member (NOTE: If you have not received a call from us within 30 minutes of your scheduled appointment time, please contact the Patient Access Center at 404-688-9300).
If we need to reschedule your appointment, please be aware that you will be contacted from a blocked number. If you need to give us a call back or have additional questions, you may reach out to our Patient Access Center at 404-688-9300.
What You Should Know About Monkeypox:
The majority of Monkeypox cases have been reported in men who have sex with men, however anyone may contract Monkeypox. Symptoms include:
- Sore throat
- Swollen lymph nodes
Symptoms usually start 3 weeks after exposure. Rash usually starts 1 to 3 days after the onset of other symptoms.
The infection is contagious, through sexual contact, skin to skin contact, and also through respiratory droplets; however, it usually goes away on it’s own.
Anyone who suspects that they have Monkeypox should ISOLATE until the rash has completely resolved (stay home, avoid public transportation, use a separate bathroom from others in the home, and wear a mask if they have to come in contact with others).
Thank you for helping us keep all our patients and staff healthy and safe!