Women's Health & Pregnancy
Women's Health refers to comprehensive women’s health care, as well as health issues that are unique to women, including:
- Conditions of the female organs
Be sure to get early and regular prenatal care to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. You should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Our goal is to ensure the health and readiness of all women at every stage of life.
Women’s Health Services
: The Women's Health (OB/GYN) Clinic provides quality nursing care to women (adolescent to geriatric) through the childbearing and menopausal cycles. We provide preventive health care and the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle in an organized, safe, and caring environment. We strive to teach our patients and their families positive health practices through an understanding of available community and facility resources. Our goal is to ensure the health and readiness of all women at every stage of life.
Care includes, but is not limited to:
- Walk-In contraceptive services (active duty service members)
- Birth control counseling
- Cancer screening
- Dysplasia treatment
- Infertility workups
- Mammography referrals
- OB/GYN preventive medicine
- Patient/family education
- Patient/family OB/GYN concerns
- Sexually Transmitted Infection treatment
Women with a positive home pregnancy test or who are more than five days late for their cycle can walk in to their PCM clinic Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – noon, for a pregnancy test. Results will be received by the PCM team, and patients will receive a call with results from their nurse. Active-duty patients must notify public health within 24 hours of a positive pregnancy test. At the time of notification your team nurse will refer you to the OB Orientation class and order prenatal vitamins. Women’s Health services are also provided through the Family Medicine Residency Clinic
Obstetrics: OB Orientation – In-person group orientation classes are scheduled through the OB Class Coordinator. Classes are held every other Tuesday, 9 – 11 a.m., in the FMR classroom, located on the ground floor of the clinic.
TRICARE Covered Services
TRICARE covers well-woman exams annually for women under age 65, with no cost-share or copayment. TRICARE offers coverage for many women’s health services, including:
Women who are age 65 and older and using TRICARE For Life can still get women’s preventive screenings. Get more information about these and other TRICARE covered services at: https://tricare.mil/coveredservices/isitcovered/