Pregnancy Testing at UHS

pregnancy test

There are two ways to obtain a pregnancy test at UHS

  1. Request a blood test through eTang patient portal (Login to eTang, select “Messaging” from eTang portal options, and follow the instructions) or 
  2. Over-the-counter urine Pregnancy Test kits are available for sale from our Pharmacy.

Tips on Pregnancy Testing

Are you trying to test too soon? For most women, the pregnancy test will not become positive until approximately 2 weeks from the time of suspected conception. The Countdown to Pregnancy site that can help with the timing of the test.

We welcome your call!  Our friendly Advice Nurses would be glad to talk to you: (510) 643-7197 or via secure message through eTang portal. If your test result is negative, repeat the pregnancy test in 1-2 weeks if you have not had a regular period. If your test result is positive, please call Social Services (510) 642-6074 to discuss the next steps.

Did you know that the Affordable Care Act requires that insurance cover birth control and Women’s Preventive Health services at no cost to you? This applies to students with the Student Health Insurance Plan and anyone on qualifying insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. 

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