Explore Your Options

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Explore Your Options

There is power in planning when to have a family. The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Family Planning program offers reproductive health care services designed to provide women support with: planning when to have children, reducing unintended pregnancies, determining effective birth control methods and improving family wellbeing. Explore your options by contacting your local public health department using the toll-free number or map below.

Explore your options:

  • Birth control services: Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) including implants and IUDs, three-month injections, oral contraceptive pills, the ring, condoms and emergency contraception
  • STD and HIV screening, testing and treatment
  • Pregnancy testing and counseling
  • Preconceptual health counseling and pregnancy planning
  • Cervical and breast cancer screening
  • Women’s preventive health exams
  • Health education and counseling
  • Abstinence education

*There is a sliding scale cost for services.  

Why Choose Our Family Planning Services?

The Georgia Department of Public Health is proud to offer patient centered services that provide our patients with tools and information needed to manage or prevent pregnancies as well as establish effective personal health goals.

When visiting our public health departments, you will enjoy a variety of services and benefits that demonstrate our commitment to health care delivery and improving your personal health, such as:

Services available in your local community

With health departments available in all 18 health districts and 159 counties, you can make the most of your time by working with a health department in your local community.

Maternal and Child Health Services Locator

Use this tool to find your local Children 1st Coordinator. 

High-quality health care delivery services

Our health care professionals are dedicated to providing superior health care and family planning services.  They work according to national health care delivery standards and offer the most up-to-date medical information to help you make informed decisions about your personal health and wellbeing.

Flexible appointment options

Our Family Planning professionals understand you are balancing your health care needs with a busy life.  We deliver your health care needs in a timely manner by offering same day or walk-in appointments based on availability.

Comprehensive and thorough care

While you may visit our health departments for family planning services, our staff members will provide additional counseling or referrals to ensure you receive appropriate support and services for all of your health care needs.

Cost-effective health care services

We believe everyone should have access to family planning services that meet both their lifestyle and budgetary needs.  The Georgia Department of Public Health’s statewide health departments offer low-cost, high-quality services.



Page last updated 11/27/2019