Types of sexual and reproductive health services

Your sexual and reproductive health is important. Whether you need these services now or later, check out the list below to learn more. Clinics and health care providers across the state are offering these at little to no cost.

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Birth control  There are many types of birth control, but the best one is the one that works well for you. There are methods you can stop and start on your own (like condoms), some need a prescription to start (like birth control pills and rings), and some need an in-person visit with a health care provider to start and stop (like IUDS and Implants). Your health care provider can help you find the right one for you.

Emergency contraception (EC)

EC can prevent pregnancy after sex, and it works best if you use it as soon as possible–within a few days of having unprotected sex. It's sometimes called the "morning-after pill" and can be picked up "over-the-counter" at your pharmacy without seeing a doctor first, like Plan B One-Step. Other types of EC can be prescribed by your health care provider, like copper IUD, or by a pharmacist, like Ella. Pharmacists can prescribe EC because of a statewide standing order
Pregnancy testing  Need to confirm if you are (or aren't) pregnant? Don't stress. Health care providers offer accurate testing and will support you based on the results. 
Pregnancy options counseling  If you are pregnant and not sure what to do, your health care provider can help. They can talk you through your options, like prenatal care, adoption, or abortion.
Pregnancy and infertility services  When you feel the time is right and you want to get pregnant, your health care provider has helpful information that may help the process. Also, if you've been trying for a while and haven't gotten pregnant, your health care provider can do some tests and refer you to a fertility specialist if needed. 
Abortion Abortion is a safe and legal way to end a pregnancy. There are two kinds of abortion: in-clinic procedures and medication abortion care. If your clinic does not offer abortions, they can refer you to one that does. 

Breast cancer screening

Clinical breast exams are one of the most important things you can do to check for early signs of breast cancer. The earlier a cancer is caught, the easier it is to treat. Your doctor can also refer you to mammography if needed.
Pap and HPV tests A Pap test checks for abnormal cells on your cervix, and an HPV test checks for infection with human papillomavirus, both of which can lead to cervical cancer.
HPV vaccination Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. The HPV vaccine can also prevent against genital warts, cervical cancer, anal cancer, and some cancers of the head and neck. 
Diagnosis and treatment of issues related to your period  If your period is bothering you more than you think it should, talk to your health care provider. They can discuss your symptoms, help diagnose any problems, and provide treatment.
Diagnosis and treatment of issues like yeast infections or urinary tract infections (UTIs)  If you feel itching, burning, or other unusual feelings in your genital area, contact your health care provider. They can discuss your symptoms regarding your vaginal or urinary health and help diagnose and provide treatment. 
STI testing Lots of people have sexually transmitted infections (STIs), or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and don't even know it. If you're sexually active, testing is the only way to find out for sure. You can talk to your health care provider about getting testing and treatment for STIs like chlamydia or herpes.  
HIV testing and PrEP Your health care provider can test for HIV and counsel you on what to do next if you are diagnosed with HIV. If you are at high risk for HIV, your health care provider can discuss and prescribe PrEP, a medicine to prevent HIV transmission.

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