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Planned Parenthood Secures New Location

December 7, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — Planned Parenthood has secured a new location in Wilkes-Barre.

The nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care will relocate to a building at 101 N. Main St. in January, Planned Parenthood Keystone announced in a press release.

Wilkes-Barre businessman Thom Greco owns the building and will be the landlord. He said no surgical abortions will be done at the site.

Planned Parenthood’s relocation comes after the Angeline Kirby Health Center Board’s decided not to renew its lease at 63 N. Franklin St. after 84 years.

Planned Parenthood offers a number of services including birth control, HIV testing, LGBT services, women’s and men’s health care, Pap smears, breast exams, postpartum exams, cervical cancer screenings, the morning after pill, pregnancy testing and services, testing for sexually transmitted diseases, adoption, prenatal and menopausal services, testing and treat for urinary tract infections and vaccines.

— DENISE ALLABAUGH

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