Indian River County Health Department Banner

Home Clinics & Services Gifford Health Center Patient Forms Hours Directions About Us History FAQs Feedback Contact Us

Florida Kidcare Logo 

and link to website - opens in new window

Florida KidCare Logo 

Espanol and link to website - opens in new window

Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE EH) logo - opens in new window

Medical Reserves Corp
 

My Florida.com - opens in new window
 

Se habla español


Women's Health

 

The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County has a staff of skilled, caring nurses, physicians and support staff available to attend to the specific health needs of women.  Some of the services offered in our Women's Health clinic are:

 

  • Routine annual gynecological exams, including pap smears 

  • Physicals 

  • Blood tests  

  • Prescription of birth control drugs and/or devices

  • Emergency contraception   

  • Education and counseling about methods of birth control 

  • Family planning education 

  • Assistance with sterilization, both male and female 

  • Referrals to specialty physicians and community resources

  • Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program affiliate to access local resources in providing mammograms and annual exams for women ages 50 - 64 who are without insurance

  • Interpreting services are available for non-English speaking patients

Get Educated About Gynecologic Cancers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most recent statistics available show in the U.S. in 2007, 80,976 women were told they had gynecologic cancer, and 27,739 died from a gynecologic cancer (source: U.S. Cancer Statistics).  CDC provides information and educational materials for women and health care providers to raise awareness about five main gynecologic cancers (cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar).
 

Appointments 

If you are currently a patient at the health department, appointments can be made by calling our Women's Health clinic at (772) 794-7425. If you are not currently a patient but would like to make an appointment, you will need to register as a new patient before making an appointment.  Please notify the clinic as soon as possible if you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment.
     
 

Registration and Information for New Patients

When registering as a new patient, please bring the information listed below with you.

 

  • Photo ID

  • Driver's license or other ID listing home address,

  • Social security card (including all dependent children in the family),

  • Most recent paycheck stub, and

  • Any insurance/Medicare/Medicaid cards

For more information on Women's Health Services, please call (772)794-7425.

Visit the Every Woman Florida website for women's health education, tools and resources for both women and healthcare providers.


Call 9-1-1
if you have a
medical emergency!
 
 

 

 
 

 

This page was last modified on: 07/24/2013 09:41:36
  Florida Department of Health logo and link to website - opens in new window

Copyrightę 2008 State Of Florida

Privacy Statement * Disclaimer * Contact Us * Accessibility Information * E-mail Advisory