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Meeting to be held on family planning cuts


A public meeting to discuss Klickitat County’s cuts to family planning will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Center in White Salmon.

Recently the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners voted to discontinue Title X for the county to save money. The program is the only federal program focused solely on providing people with critical reproductive health services related to family planning and contraception, including physical exams, prescriptions, laboratory exams, contraceptive supplies, and referrals when medically needed. The program also offers educational and counseling services for both providers and clients.

For many in Klickitat County, this is their only...

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