Family Planning Services
NOTE: Beginning July 1, 2016, family planning services will no longer be available at Cecil County Health Department. Please read the notice to family planning clients on our home page and call us at 410-996-5135 as soon as possible for questions or assistance in transferring your care.
STI services, breast and cervical cancer screening and pregnancy testing will continue to be offered.
The Family Planning Program provides contraceptive services to teens and women of childbearing age. Any woman who is trying to prevent a pregnancy is eligible for confidential services.
Clinical Services may include the following:
- Gynecological examinations
- Sexually transmitted infection screening and education
- Birth control choices
- Pre-conceptual Health Counseling
- Pregnancy testing
- Emergency Contraception following unprotected sex
Appointments are available most days of the week. Same day or next day appointments may be available. Call 410-996-5135 for an appointment. The fee for services is based on a sliding fee scale. We accept: Medical Assistance, Managed Care Organizations (MCO); some private insurances, and credit cards.
Confidential services for birth control and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and treatment are available. Same day or next day services may be available. Teen walk-in services is also available.
Please call 410-996-5135 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Emergency Contraception is contraception used after sexual intercourse but before a pregnancy occurs. Emergency Contraception can help prevent pregnancy:
- If taken within 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex
- If the condom breaks
- If no birth control was used
- If partner uses withdrawal method
- If birth control pills were missed or lost
Emergency Contraception is available Monday through Friday without an appointment. An administrative fee is charged for Emergency Contraceptives (Medical Assistance is accepted). For more information and clinic hours call 410-996-5135 or 410-996-5100.
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing
STI screening, treatment, and examinations are available. For walk in clinic hours and more information call 410-996-5100 or 410-996-5135. The fee for services is based on a sliding fee scale. We accept: Medical Assistance, Managed Care Organizations (MCO); some private insurances, and credit cards are accepted.