Contact: Scott Turske
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2021
Macomb County Health Department Announces Re-Activation of Immunizations and Family Planning Services
After limited availability of Family Health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Macomb County Health Department is announcing the re-activation of Immunization and Family Planning services effective immediately. Immunization services are available for infants, children, adolescents, and adults, and offer all recommended vaccines. Family Planning services provides reproductive health education, counseling and information about contraceptive methods and management, including abstinence. Family planning also offers pregnancy testing, pelvic and breast exams for women, reproductive health exams for men and birth control supplies.
“As we continue to make progress against the pandemic and with many of the emergency orders being lifted, we’re excited to be able to use our resources to more actively deliver these much-needed services to our clients,” said Andrew Cox, Director/Health Officer of the Macomb County Health Department. “This is another step in helping us all get back to normal.”
“Now is the time for everyone – especially children – to get caught up on recommended vaccinations that may have been postponed due to the pandemic,” said Cheryl Woods, Division Director/Family Health Services at the Macomb County Health Department. “And our Family Planning services offer access to an essential component of overall health that can really make a difference for our clients.”
Both Immunization and Family Planning services are offered for County residents, as well as non-County residents and are available by appointment only. Immunization appointments can be made by calling (586) 469-5372 or (586) 465-8537 M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Family Planning appointments can be made by calling (586) 469-5491 M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information on Immunizations, visit https://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-FamilyHealthServices-ImmunizationClinic; for more information on Family Planning, go to https://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-FamilyHealthServices-FamilyPlanning.
Costs for immunization services can be billed to commercial insurers. Some children may be eligible to receive no-cost vaccinations through the Vaccines for Children program. Adults may also be eligible to receive certain vaccines at a reduced cost. Call the appointment line if you have any questions.
Costs for Family Planning services are charged on a sliding fee structure based on client’s ability to pay. Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan, and some commercial insurances are also accepted. If a client has lost their insurance, they can still receive services and the cost will be based on a sliding fee structure based on client’s ability to pay.
About the Macomb County Health Department
In partnership with the communities we serve, the mission of the Macomb County Health Department is to protect the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Macomb County. We pursue our mission by providing a wide range of programs and services that are delivered by Environmental Health Services, Family Health Services, Community Health Planning and Promotion, and our Disease Prevention and Control program. For more information, visit: https://health.macombgov.org/Health-Home.
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