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Family Planning Program

The Swain County Health Department Family Planning Program provides family planning services to men and women of reproductive age. The Family Planning Program offers pregnancy testing and counseling, birth control, preventive health services, STD testing, preconception counseling, and basic infertility services. Family Planning services provided to minors do not require the consent of a parent/guardian. All services are confidential.

Available Birth Control Methods:

Mirena IUD

Liletta IUD

ParaGard IUD

Nexplanon Implant

Depo-Provera Injection


Birth Control Pills


Emergency Contraception is available on a walk-in basis
Monday – Friday.

Family Planning services that require consultation with a Physician are provided by appointment each Wednesday.

The cost for Family Planning services is based on a sliding fee scale.

The Swain County Health Department also accepts NC Medicaid.

To schedule an appointment please call 828-488-3198


Health Department
545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713


Alison Cochran, Director

Phone 828-488-3198 x2002
Fax 828-488-8672


Office Hours:
7:45 am – 4:45 pm
Monday – Friday