Health District opens additional family planning clinic at Decatur location
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District has expanded its family planning services with a new clinic at the 280 S. Decatur Blvd. public health center. Services at the new Decatur location include pregnancy testing, birth control, emergency contraception, health assessment, gynecological examination, reproductive health counseling, heath education, and referrals. The low-cost family planning clinic offers services Monday through Friday by appointment only (appointment not required for emergency contraception). Call (702) 759-1039 or visit www.SNHD.info for more information or to make an appointment. All services are confidential.
“Family planning and the availability of contraception are considered among the last century’s greatest public health accomplishments,” said Dr. Joe Iser, Chief Health Officer for the Southern Nevada Health District. “The ability to plan a family and space pregnancies is a key aspect of women’s health care.”
The Health District’s East Las Vegas Public Health Center continues to offer the same services at 570 N. Nellis, Monday through Friday by appointment (appointment not required for emergency contraception).
Fees for family planning services are on a sliding scale basis based on a client’s income. The Health District family planning clinics also accept the following insurance:
- Amerigroup Medicaid
- Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- HPN Medicaid
- HPN (includes Silver Dimensions)
- HPN – Silver State Health Insurance Exchange
- HPN Medicaid/Nevada Check Up
- Nevada Check up
- Nevada Medicaid
- Sierra Health
- Teacher’s Health Trust
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.