COVID-19 Reproductive Health Care Resources

We are here to support clinicians and health care workers working to maintain access to reproductive health care for patients across the country throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Below are resources compiled from RHAP, partners, and outside entities that can support your work as reproductive health care providers during this time.

If you have a resource you would like us to include or create, or if you have questions or resources that you are looking for, please reach out to Jordan Silverman at jordan@reproductiveaccess.org. Please feel free to use and adapt RHAP resources according to our copyright.

Birth Control: Providing No-Touch Care

Contraception in the Time of COVID-19 Guidance

Non-Prescription Birth Control Fact Sheet

Your Birth Control Choices Fact Sheet

Depo-Provera Sub-Q User Guide 

Emergency Contraception: Which EC is Right for Me Fact Sheet

Electronic Health Record for Contraception Care Visit: Contraceptive Pearl with template

IUD Self-Removal

Prioritization of in-person and virtual visits for family planning during COVID-19: A decision-making guide for staff by the Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) 

 

Abortion: Providing No-Touch Care

Clinical Protocol for No-Touch Medication Abortion

No-Touch Medication Abortion Workflow

Abortion Pill Info to Read Prior to Phone Visit

Mifepristone Distributor Patient Agreement (Danco & GenBioPro)

Consent Form for Remote Abortion with Pills

Medication Abortion Consent Form

Early Abortion Options Fact Sheet

Telephone Follow-up for Medication Abortion and Evidence

RHEDI Checklist for Medication Abortion with Minimal Contact

Guidance for Providers Offering Misoprostol-Alone for Abortion Amidst COVID-19: A resource developed by Gynuity Health Projects and CEDES, in collaboration with ASAP, CLACAI, REDAAS and Women Help Women

Society of Family Planning Sample Protocol and Patient Instructions for No-Test Medication Abortion

Guidelines for COVID-19 and Abortion Care in the UK

 

Early Pregnancy Loss: Providing No-Touch Care

Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage) Treatment Options

Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage) Medication Management Consent 

 

Ectopic Pregnancy: Providing No-Touch Care

Algorithm: Diagnosis and Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy

Protocol for Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment

Ectopic Pregnancy Fact Sheet

 

Guidelines for Clinics

COVID-19 Guidance Adapted from NAF: Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health Newsletter Medical Update 

Society of Family Planning Interim Clinical Recommendations: Contraceptive Provision when Healthcare Access is Restricted due to Pandemic Response 

 

Billing for Telehealth Visits 

Center for Connected Health Policy – Telehealth Coverage Policies in the Time of COVID-19

CMS.gov – Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

CMS.gov – Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), March 17, 2020

New York State Department of Health – 2020 DOH Medicaid Updates

 

Other Resources for Clinicians

RHAP Slide Deck: Innovations in Reproductive Health During the Time of COVID-19

NYC Department of Health- COVID-19 Information for Providers

  • Compiled guidance and resources for clinicians and health care facilities on providing care during COVID-19. Focused on NYC clinicians and facilities, but also has NY State and Federal guidance, as well.

FPNTC’s guide for helping health center staff reduce stress during COVID-19

 

Telemedicine Resources & Best Practices

HHS.gov – OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency, March 17, 2020.

Hollander J, Carr BG. Perspective: Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for COVID-19. New England Journal of Medicine. March 2020.

Weigel G, Frederiksen B, Ranji U, Salganicoff A. Telemedicine in Sexual and Reproductive Health. KFF. November 2019. 

 

Policy Resources

If/When/How: Self-Managed Abortion, The Law, and COVID-19 Fact Sheet

 

Resources from Partners

NAF Resources for Abortion & COVID-19

Upstream guidance on contraceptive access during the COVID-19 pandemic

ACOG COVID-19 FAQs for Obstetrician-Gynecologists, Gynecology

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection and Abortion Care

Family Planning National Training Center: What Family Planning Providers Can do to Meet Client Needs during COVID-19

Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health COVID-19 Resource Guide

PICCK Resource Page on COVID-19 and Reproductive Health Care

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved COVID-19 Resources

Cochrane COVID-19 (coronavirus) Fertility Regulation Page

Beyond the Pill Contraceptive Care During COVID-19

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