1. Why is it important to maintain a medical record?
Each time you visit a Hall Health Center provider, a record of your visit is made. Typically this record contains your symptoms, examination and text results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often called your health or medical record, serves as:
You can go in person to the Patient Services Center (PSC) and ask to talk with the consulting nurse without an appointment. The Consulting Nurse will talk with you and can order a pregnancy test. The results are usually available the same day and the nurse will then help you with follow-up care.
Our obstetrician-gynecologist provides prenatal care in our clinic and delivers at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Emergency Contraception is a medication that women may take within 72 to 120 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is important to take emergency contraception as soon as possible for maximum effectiveness.
Confidential testing for STDs is available at the Seattle/King County Public Health STD Clinic. It is located at:
Harborview Medical Center
908 Jefferson Street, 11th Floor
If you have received your current prescription from us and it is time for your yearly gynecological exam, call your pharmacy and request an extension of your prescription until you come for your exam.
Ms. Santa Maria joined Hall Health Center in 1999, initially in a float position. She came to Women's Clinic to work as a full time medical assistant several months later. She received her MA training at Bryman College, in the Seattle area.
She particularly values her interactions with patients. Outside of work, she enjoys attending movies.
Before joining Hall Health Center's Women's Health Clinic as a medical assistant, Ms. Martinelli was a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy. Ms. Martinelli began work at the UW Medical Center in 1985 before joining Hall Health's Women's Health Clinic in 2003.
Outside of work, she enjoys family time, traveling, and participating in Civil War reenactments.