Planned Parenthood Health Training Center to Open in San Rafael June 19

(San Rafael, CA) – Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific (PPSP) is pleased to announce the opening of its Marin Regional Health and Training Center located at 2 H Street in San Rafael.  The newly renovated facility will house a full-service reproductive health center, administrative offices and space for training workshops and community services and education activities.  PPSP will close its Mill Valley health center and move its staff and operations to the larger health center in San Rafael.


“Planned Parenthood is thrilled to be operating once again in San Rafael.  Our new health and training center is spacious and comfortable to provide our clients the best possible health care and education services,” said Heather Estes, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific.  “With the Affordable Care Act set to be fully implemented in 2014, we are pleased that, with our new facility, we will be able to meet the demand in Marin for our essential health services,” Estes continued.


PPSP will provide a full-range comprehensive reproductive health services including birth control, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD testing and treatment, HIV testing, emergency contraception and abortion care, among other health services, including services for men.  PPSP estimates that the health center in San Rafael will provide 8,000 to 12,000 client visits annually.  The facility will also house two health educators dedicated to providing health education in Marin and Sonoma Counties.


“We look forward to working with community leaders and other health care providers to ensure that all Marin County residents and the surrounding areas receive the health care they need to live healthy and productive lives,” Estes continued.


The health center in San Rafael is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30a to 5p; Wednesdays 10:30a to 7:30p and Saturdays 8:30a-12:30p.  To make an appointment, please call 415.459.4907 or visit our website at www.plannedparenthood.org.


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