Referrals

Birth Control

If a student has questions or is need of birth control, please refer them to the local District Health Department #10 office. You can refer students to the teen link on our website for more information as well. Please provide students with the phone number to make and appointment:  888-217-3904 and selection option #2.

Birth control options at DHD#10:

  • Oral Pills
  • Nuva Ring
  • Depo Shot
  • IUDs
  • Nexplanon (arm implant)
  • Condoms- male and female (Condoms are free at the front desk, just ask!)
  • Spermicides
  • Emergency Contraception

To learn more about each of these types of birth control visit: beforeplay.org.

Birth control is available to both males and females of all ages and genders. Getting birth control at DHD#10 is confidential. A teen does not need parent present to get birth control, but we encourage talking to a parent/guardian/trusted adult about birth control. Services at DHD#10 are LGBTQ friendly.

Covering the cost of getting birth control at DHD#10 is based on your income or what we call a sliding scale fee. You will pay what you can afford or make a donation. DHD#10 can bill insurance if you have it.


STD Testing

If a student has questions or is need of STD testing, please refer them to the local District Health Department #10 office. You can refer students to the teen link on our website for more information as well. Please provide students with the phone number to make and appointment:  888-217-3904 and selection option #2.

At DHD#10 teens can get confidential STD testing- that means they do not need a parent or guardian’s consent but we encourage parent/guardian involvement. STD testing at DHD#10 is available to teens at low or no-cost; cost is based on your income. Services at DHD#10 are LGTBQ friendly.

Upon result of your test, a nurse can discuss safe sex, treatment options, birth control, how to talk to your partner, and more. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask!

For more information about STDs visit, beforeplay.org.


Pregnancy Testing

If a student has questions or is need of a pregnancy test, please refer them to the local District Health Department #10 office. You can refer students to the teen link on our website for more information as well. Please provide students with the phone number to make and appointment:  888-217-3904 and selection option #2.

At District Health Department #10 women will receive a urine pregnancy test. Testing is confidential, teens are not required to have a parent present but we encourage parent/guardian involvement.

Upon result of test a nurse can provide proof of pregnancy, connect teens to support resources, proper prenatal care, and or discuss birth control options.

Covering the cost of a pregnancy test at DHD#10 is based on income or what we call a sliding scale fee. You will pay what you can afford or make a donation. DHD#10 can bill insurance if you have it.


Education and Counseling

District Health Department #10 provides a variety of education and counseling. DHD#10 can provide information on an individual basis, to parent groups, or in the classroom.

DHD#10 can always provide free educational print materials and consult in the development of information for students and parents in regards to drugs and alcohol, sexual health, communicable disease, and more.


No Cost Curriculum

  • Project Alert- 7th grade substance abuse prevention curriculum
  • Life Skills- 3rd or 4th grade tobacco prevention curriculum
  • Safer Choices- 9th grade sexual health curriculum
  • Safe Dates- middle school/high school dating violence prevention curriculum
  • Birth Control and STD Presentation- can be fit for any age/audience

For more information about any of these curriculum please contact your local DHD#10 office and ask to speak with a health educator.