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Women's Health

1900 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960

Ph: 772-794-7425

Fax: 772-794-7409

The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County has a staff of skilled, caring physicians, nurses, 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


APPOINTMENTS: 

Women's Health appointments can be made by calling 794-7425. As a courtesy to other patients who may need 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


ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT FOR SERVICES:

  • Cash or personal check

  • Visa or MasterCard

  • We accept Medicaid, Medicare, Florida KidCare, AvMed, Blue Cross, UnitedHealthcare, Wellcare, Staywell and Healthease, however the list of insurances we accept changes from time to time, so please call the billing office at 772-794-7466 to find out the most current insurance we accept. If you are part of an HMO, please contact your insurance company first to find out if we are an authorized provider for you to go to.

    FEES:

  • For Medical Fees, if you are a resident of Indian River County and do not have insurance, you may be eligible for reduced fees for most medical services (not including travel vaccinations) based on your household income. For more information about reduced medical fees, please visit our Eligibility webpage.

 

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).

 

 

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

Visit the Department of Health's Women's Health webpage for women's health education, tools and resources for both women and healthcare providers.


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This page was last modified on: 05/16/2014 04:30:24
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