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 Silpa Srinivasulu at silpa@reproductiveaccess.org. Please feel free to use and adapt RHAP resources according to our copyright.

 

Birth Control: Providing Telehealth 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 Telehealth Care

Clinical Protocol for Telehealth Care Medication Abortion

Telehealth Care for 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 Telehealth Care Medication Abortion

Guidelines for COVID-19 and Abortion Care in the UK

 

Early Pregnancy Loss: Providing Telehealth Care

Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage) Treatment Options

Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage) Medication Management Consent 

 

Ectopic Pregnancy: Providing Telehealth 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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