Project Description

Women & Children

Family Planning and Women’s Health services during COVID-19 will be limited.

The following services are NOT offered at this time:

                -Walk In Appointments for any reason

                -Annual Well Visits

                -Screening Services (mammogram, PAPs, etc.)

                -Medical Visits (yeast, bacterial vaginosis, etc.)

                -IUD insertions or removals

                -Nexplanon implant insertions or removals

                -Pregnancy testing (please call our office if you have questions)

Services that we DO OFFER at this time:

                -refills of birth control—patient MUST CALL AND SPEAK TO NURSE PRIOR TO ANY REFILL

                 -if you get it from your personal pharmacy, we will call in refills upon request

                  -if you get it from the health department, supply will be left at front window

                   -patient may pick up with proper ID and signing a receipt

                     -patient’s designee may pick up if patient has expressed to staff the  individual who may pick up supply, this person will have to provide ID before                              medications will be given to them on the patient’s behalf

                  -Depo injections

***Please note you need to call our office and then you will be advised how to proceed. ***

Your health and safety are important to us.

Please follow all guidelines and recommendations of social distancing and staying in for 14 days to reduce your risk and exposure to possible COVID-19.

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department offers a wide and varied range of services to our community.  For our women and children we offer immunizations and WIC.  WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a nutritional program for pregnant moms and children through age 5. Lead poisoning prevention programs, school health services for Sullivan County School System, and children’s school exams are also offered.  Programs for children and moms provide assistance for coordination of care for the needs of the mothers and children. Pregnancy tests, birth control, and family planning services are offered as well as STD (sexually transmitted disease) confidential education, counseling, and treatment. Breast and cervical cancer screening services are available at both the Blountville and Kingsport offices.

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