Family Planning

Services
Family planning offers services and testing for males and females in Gunnison County, including:
  • Birth control options
  • Emergency contraception, Plan B
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
  • Women’s annual exams
  • Women’s wellness connection, for women 40 years old or older who qualify
Appointments
All appointments are strictly confidential and the cost for services is based on an income dependent sliding fee scale.

Call  970-641-0209 for more information or to set up an appointment.
Fax number: 970-641-8346

Patient Forms
New female patients, all forms required:
Existing female patients, all forms required: 

Male patients, all forms required:

Female and male patients, STI testing:


Birth Control Options

  • Birth Control Pills
  • Condoms (Male and Female)
  • Depo-Provera (Shot)
  • Diaphragm
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Including Mirena and Paragard
  • Nexaplanon and NuvaRing (Vaginal contraceptive ring)
  • Skyla (IUD)
  • Vasectomy (Contraceptive patch)

Emergency Contraception


Things do not always go as planned. Plan B provides a second chance to prevent pregnancy. While Plan B is most effective when taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex, it may be taken up to five days after. Plan B may be used to prevent a pregnancy when:
  • Condom broke
  • Forced to have sex
  • Forgot to take Birth Control Pill
  • Had unprotected sex
  • Late to get Depo Shot

STI Testing & Treatment


Some STIs have no symptoms but can still be spread and cause health problems. One out of four people in the United States have or have had a sexually transmitted infection. Signs and symptoms of STIs:
  • Abnormal discharge
  • Burning with urination
  • Odor from the genital area
  • Sores or bumps on the penis or vagina
Please call us at 970-641-0209 if you have any questions, potential exposures, and / or signs / symptoms.

HEPATITIS C TESTING


  • More than 3 million Americans have Hepatitis C
  • -Hepatitis C is the number one cause of liver cancer and cirrhosis
  • -Hepatitis C testing is not routinely tested for in blood work
  • -There may not be signs and symptoms for years
  • -Hepatitis C is treatable, and in most cases, curable

You May Qualify for FREE Hepatitis C Testing!


Come to Public Health and find out your Hep C status. Testing is free if you:
  • Are a Baby boomer born between 1945-1965
  • Or your sexual partner(s) have ever used needles for drugs (shoot drugs)
  • Received blood transfusion or products before 1992
  • Have ever been on hemodialysis
  • Are the intimate partner of a Hepatitis C positive person
  • Have had a tattoo or piercing done in a correctional facility 
  • Call for an appointment 970-641-0209