LGBTQ health care coming Cedar Falls, Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — A local health care facility will start offering LGBTQ health care services starting Jan. 3.

The Waterloo, Iowa Courier reported last week that UnityPoint Health-Prairie Parkway will see LGBTQ patients from 5 to 7pm the first and third Wednesday of each month. The newspaper said the goal was to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning individuals.

Services will include:

  • Primary care and routine exams.
  • Vaccinations.
  • Routine cancer screening.
  • Contraceptive management.
  • STI testing and treatment.
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • Hormone therapy.
  • Post-surgical care following gender affirming procedures.

Go to unitypoint.org/LGBTQ to learn more.