East Side Medical Clinic

3509 East 29th Street, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152481600 | Fax 5152481630


The Title X Family Planning Program is the only Federal program dedicated solely to the provision of family planning and related preventive health services. The program is designed to provide contraceptive supplies and information to all who want and need them, with priority given to persons from low-income families.

The Title X mission is to assist individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children through the provision of affordable, voluntary family planning services. Title X Family Planning Clinics offer reproductive health services and community education across the state of Iowa.

Services:

  • Nutrition education
  • Community education
  • Annual exams for men and women
  • Infertility exams, counseling, and referral
  • Tests for high blood pressure and anemia
  • Pregnancy tests and counseling
  • Education on drugs, alcohol and tobacco related to reproductive health
  • Health education: breast cancer and testicular cancer self exams
  • Birth control supplies
  • Tests and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and infections

Eligibility:

Anyone in need of family planning services or information.

Intake Process:

Call for an appointment. Walk-in services may be available.

Payment:

Self Pay, Private Insurance, Sliding Scale, Financial Assistance Available, Hawki, Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No


Program: Medical Services

Primary Health Care clinics provide a variety of health care services from general medical care to behavioral health, Obstetrical Care. Primary Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Federally Qualified Health Centers are community-based health care providers that receive funds from the Health Resources & Services Administration Health Center Program to provide primary care services in underserved areas. They must meet a stringent set of requirements, including providing care on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay and operating under a governing board that includes patients.

Services:

  • Family Support Services
  • Nurse Care Management
  • Low-Cost prescription drugs
  • Acute and Chronic Illness Care
  • Immunizations.
  • Well-child visits

Eligibility:

Open to anyone.

Intake Process:

Call to schedule an appointment.

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

Self Pay, Private Insurance, Sliding Scale, Financial Assistance Available, Hawki, Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No