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                             Welcome to the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department


Family Planning

Services are provided to all women and adolescents of child bearing age. 

  • Initial and annual visits include a thorough medical history, assessment of blood pressure, weight and height, pap smear and clinical breast exam.
  • Routine sexually transmitted disease (STD) screenings are also available.
  • Multivitamins are provided.
  • Several different types of oral contraceptives, Depo-Provera, patches, foam, vaginal contraceptive film, condoms, and diaphragms and other methods are offered. Other methods may be provided to women who cannot tolerate traditional methods.