Ellis County approved a new public health partner and signed a contract with FirstLook during Commissioners Court, Feb. 25.

Firstlook is a a sexual health and pregnancy center with the mission of leading Ellis County to embrace life by promoting best sexual health practices and providing family support in the name of Jesus Christ.

The contract includes a $30,000 investment in FirstLook, to maintain a safe, private and comfortable environment for Ellis County residents. Services include STI testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, prenatal and parenting classes, and counseling and mentorship programs.

“It is our goal to continue to invest in healthcare to provide support, prevention and wellness to the women and families of Ellis County,” Ellis County Judge Todd Little said.