Abortion clinics with health code violations related to cleanliness

American’s United for  Life found health inspection violations relating to unsanitary conditions such as the following:

  • Equipment exam rooms, pre/post operation rooms and patient seating areas had torn, broken or makeshift repairs, preventing the surfaces from being properly sanitized.
  • Staff wearing used scrubs over and over again;
  • Staff performing procedures and examinations, and/or handling dirty objects without washing hands;
  • Blood and bodily fluid stained and/or splattered on floor, wall, lights and other equipment;
  • Medicine, blood testing, and fetal remains kept in the same refrigerators as food;
  • Autoclaves (sterilizers) that were not being properly monitored, not used to manufacturers’ standards, and/or not working;
  • Soiled and clean equipment stored in the same room;
  • Contaminated syringe containers being stored incorrectly;
  • Improper water temperatures for laundry and sterilization;
  • Single-use vials being used multiple times and on different patients;
  • Vaginal probes, surfaces, and other equipment not being disinfected between uses;
  • Infectious waste not being stored or disposed of properly

These violations were found in the following clinics:


Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives

Beacon Women’s Center, Montgomery

New Woman All Women Health Care

Planned Parenthood of Alabama, Birmingham

Planned Parenthood of Alabama, Mobile

Reproductive Health Services, Montgomery

West Alabama Women’s Center


Camelback Family Planning, Phoenix

Desert Star Family Planning, Phoenix

Family Planning Associates Medical Group, Phoenix

Planned Parenthood – Flagstaff

Planned Parenthood – Glendale


Little Rock Family Planning Services


Hartford GYN Center

Planned Parenthood of Connecticut Inc– Norwich

Planned Parenthood of Connecticut Inc– Stamford

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England – West Hartford


Planned Parenthood of Delaware


Washington Surgery Center


A Jacksonville Women’s Health Center

A Medical Office for Women, North Miami Beach

A Woman’s World Medical Center

A-1 Women’s Health Care, Inc., Miami

All Women’s Clinic, Fort Lauderdale

All Women’s Health Center of North Tampa

All Women’s Health Center of Orlando, Altamonte Springs

All Women’s Health Center, Saint Petersburg

Blue Coral Women’s Care

Florida Women’s Center, Inc.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, Inc., South Tampa

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

Southwest Florida Women’s Clinic, Fort Myers

Today’s Women Medical Center


Atlanta Women’s Clinic

Atlanta Women’s Medical Center

Cliff Valley Clinic

Savannah Medical Clinic

Summit Medical Associates


Access Health Care Center

ACU Health Center

Advantage Health Care

Hope Clinic for Women

Michigan Avenue Medical Center

Northern Illinois Women’s Center

Whole Woman’s Health of Peoria

Women’s Aid Clinic (Now operating as Women’s Aid Center)


Clinic for Women

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Bloomington

Potomac Family Planning Center

Prince George’s Reproductive Health Services

Silver Spring Family Planning (American Women’s Center)

Whole Woman’s Health of Baltimore


Planned Parenthood/Preterm Health Services, Greater Boston (Boston)

Planned Parenthood/Preterm Health Services, Greater Boston (Fitchburg)

Planned Parenthood/Preterm Health Services, Greater Boston (Springfield)

Planned Parenthood/Preterm Health Services, Greater Boston (Worcester)


Heritage Clinic for Women

Northland Family Planning Centers

Planned Parenthood of Mid-Michigan, Ann Arbor

Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan, Flint

Scotsdale Women’s Center

Summit Women’s Center

Woman Care of Southfield

Women’s Center of Flint

Women’s Center of Saginaw

Women’s Center of Southfield

Women’s Medical Services, Muskegon


Jackson Women’s Health Organization


Comprehensive Planned Parenthood

Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood, Springfield

Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood, St. Louis


All Women Care

Birth Control Care Center

Safe and Sound for Women


Cherry Hill Women’s Center

Metropolitan Surgical Associates

Pilgrim Medical Center


Southwestern Women’s Options


Unnamed (Redacted) (Redacted) New York Abortion Clinic


A Preferred Women’s Health Center, Charlotte

A Preferred Women’s Health Center, Raleigh

A Woman’s Choice of Greensboro

A Woman’s Choice of Raleigh

Baker Clinic for Women

Carolina Women’s Clinic

Hallmark Women’s Clinic

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic of Central North, Chapel Hill

Planned Parenthood of Winston-Salem

Women’s Health Alliance/Chapel Hill Obstetrics and Gynecology


Akron Women’s Medical Group

Capital Care Network

East Health Central Ohio (Planned Parenthood)

Founder’s Women’s Health Center

Northeast Ohio Women’s Center

Planned Parenthood, Bedford Heights

Planned Parenthood East Health Center

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Regional


Lovejoy Surgicenter


Allegheny Reproductive Health Center

Allentown Health Center (Planned Parenthood)

Allentown Medical Services

Allentown Women’s Center

Berger and Benjamin

Drexel OB/GYN Associates, Philadelphia

Hillcrest Women’s Medical Center

Philadelphia Women’s Center

Planned Parenthood of Central Pennsylvania, York

Planned Parenthood of Keystone, Allentown

Planned Parenthood of Keystone, Harrisburg

Planned Parenthood of Keystone, Reading

Planned Parenthood of Keystone, Warminster

Planned Parenthood of Keystone, York

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Far Northeast Health Center

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Locust Street Health Center

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Norristown

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, West Chester Health Center

Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania

Planned Parenthood – Warminster

Medical Center

Women’s Medical Society


Charleston Women’s Medical Center

Columbia Health Center (Planned Parenthood)

Greenville Women’s Clinic


Planned Parenthood Sioux Falls


Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health

Memphis Center for Reproductive Health

Planned Parenthood Memphis


Aaron’s Women’s Center

Alamo Women’s Reproductive Services Clinic, San Antonio

Hilltop Women’s Reproductive Clinic

Houston Women’s Clinic

Planned Parenthood Babcock Sexual Healthcare, San Antonio

Planned Parenthood Center for Choice Stafford

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas El Paso

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (Aaron Women’s Clinic (“Aaron”)

Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center

Women’s Pavilion and Northpark Medical Group

Reproductive Services El Paso

Reproductive Services San Antonio

Suburban Women’s Clinic Houston

Whole Woman’s Health, Austin, Beaumont, Fort Worth, and McAllen

Whole Woman’s Health Austin

Whole Woman’s Health Fort Worth

Whole Woman’s Health, San Antonio


Wasatch Women’s Center Inc.


A Capitol Women’s Health Clinic

A Tidewater Women’s Health Clinic

Alexandria Women’s Health Clinic

Amethyst Health Center for Women

Annandale Women and Family Center

Charlottesville Medical Center for Women

Charlottesville Planned Parenthood

Falls Church Healthcare Center

Hillcrest Clinic

NOVA Women’s Healthcare

Peninsula Medical Center for Women

Planned Parenthood, Blacksburg

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, Falls Church

Planned Parenthood, Roanoke

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia

Richmond Medical Center for Women

Roanoke Medical Center for Women

Virginia Health Group

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood

Virginia Women’s Wellness

Whole Woman’s Health of Charlottesville


Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and Northern Idaho


Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Catherine Glenn Foster, Steven H. Aden, ed. UNSAFE: America’s Abortion Industry Endangers Women (Americans United for Life, 2021)

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