Health Department Appoints Waite to Family Planning Manager
(Monroe County, Fla) – The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County (DOH-Monroe) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brittney Waite, BSN, RN to Family Planning Manager.
In her role as Family Planning Manager Brittney oversees the Family Planning Program for Monroe County. Through this program, women of childbearing age receive preventative care, counseling, birth control options, STD testing/treatment if necessary, and referrals should they need to be seen by a specialist. Men are also welcome in the Family Planning Program with access to free condoms and STD testing/treatment when needed.
The Family Planning Program offers services throughout Monroe County at all 3 DOH-Monroe clinic locations (Key West, Marathon & Tavernier.) The program offers a sliding scale fee option, so everyone has access to care.
“We are so pleased to have Brittney Waite join our team. Brittney brings a wealth of experience in Women’s Health to the Monroe County Health Department,” said DOH-Monroe Administrator and Health Officer Dr. Carla Fry, PhD, MSN, RN. “We are looking forward to the energy and new ideas Brittney will share as the Family Planning Program continues to grow and flourish.”
Waite started her career in health care in 2010 as a Certified Nurse Assistant and became a Registered Nurse in 2018. She has been working with expecting mothers at Lower Keys Medical Center for the past four years and obtained her bachelor’s degree in November of 2022.
Waite’s first day working at DOH-Monroe was January 27, 2023.[livemarket market_name="KONK Life LiveMarket" limit=3 category=“” show_signup=0 show_more=0]