Community Health Foundation provides sterilizations for men and women and contraceptive injections after a birth in its two-county service area. There are six types of inpatient sterilizations performed:

Post Partum BPS: Tubal ligation after a vaginal birth

High Risk BPS: Tubal ligation as a primary procedure on a female patient deemed to be at risk for complications of surgery

High Risk Vasectomy: Vasectomy as a primary procedure on a male patient deemed to be at risk for complications of surgery

Female/Secondary Procedure: Tubal ligation in conjunction with another abdominal surgery

Male/Secondary Procedure: Vasectomy in conjunction with another abdominal surgery

C-Section with BPS: Tubal ligation in conjunction with a birth by Cesarean Section