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Planned Parenthood Of Illinois Adds Surgical Abortion Services In Springfield

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Planned Parenthood in Springfield relocated in spring - now it's at 601 N. Bruns Lane

Planned Parenthood has clinics all over the state that provide services like discounted birth control, STD testing, and abortion medication. Springfield’s facility switched locations this spring, and it was just announced surgical abortions will also be provided there, making it the only Planned Parenthood in

central Illinois to do so – and only the third in the state. 

Interim CEO of Planned Parenthood Illinois, Linda Diamond Shapiro, joined us to discuss the new development:  



Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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