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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
OHIO: Three Planned Parenthood Affiliates to Merge in Ohio

February 21, 2012
Associated Press (02.10.12) - Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Planned Parenthood said it will consolidate three of its Ohio affiliates this summer, according to Plain Dealer newspaper of Cleveland. The Northeast Ohio and Central Ohio affiliates along with the Affiliates of Ohio are merging to form Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, serving 68 of the state's 88 counties. Officials said the merger will not impact services such as STD and pregnancy testing, and Pap and breast exams. All 13 Northeast Ohio health centers will remain open. A spokesperson from the Southwest Ohio Region in Cincinnati said no plans are underway to join the merger.