The Grafton-Taylor County Health Department offers the following family planning services in conjunction with the West Virginia Family Planning Program. These services are offered FREE or at a low cost based on income or insurance status. 

Comprehensive Examinations including:

  • Clinical breast exam and instruction on monthly self-exam

  • Testicular exam and instruction on self-exam

  • Screening and treatment for some sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

  • Pap test and pelvic exams performed beginning at age 21

  • Menstrual/sexual history

  • Pregnancy testing

Free Contraception including:

  • Hormonal Implants (Nexplanon®)

  • Birth control shots (Depo-Provera®)

  • Contraceptive Ring (NuvaRing®)

  • Contraceptive Patch (Ortho Evra®)

  • Birth control pills

  • Foam and condoms

  • Vaginal Contraceptive Film

  • Emergency contraceptive pills (Plan B®)

  • Natural family planning

  • Abstinence information

  • Surgical sterilization referrals (tubal ligation and vasectomy)

Education and Counseling including: 

  • How pregnancy occurs

  • Birth control methods

  • Behaviors that place people at risk for getting STDs including HIV

  • Reproductive Life Planning

  • Pregnancy options

  • Resisting pressure to engage in sexual activities

  • Preconception counseling and the benefits of folic acid before becoming pregnant

All Family Planning services are offered by appointment only. 

If you'd like more information about the WV Family Planning Program, please visit their website at: or call the office at (304) 265-1288 and ask for one of our Public Health Nurses. 

Family Planning Program