Birth control options

September 4, 2021

You can start, refill or renew oral contraceptives, patch or rings without an appointment through a secure message to the Pharmacy via eTang messaging

 Log in to eTang > select Messages > New Message > Click "Send a medication request to the UHS pharmacy" > click "Start a new prescription for birth control ONLY (pills, patches, or ring)." or refill or renew prescription. 

Current Birth Control Options at Tang 

See our Sexual Health - Get Protected page to learn more about birth control options currently available at the Tang Center.

New Birth Control Prescriptions

Many methods of contraception are available at the Tang Center. You may now start, refill or renew birth control oral contraceptives, patch or rings without an appointment by sending a secure message via to the Pharmacy.  eTang messaging 

If you would like general information about the options available at the Tang Center, a great first step would be to make a free health education appointment (this is a counseling visit only). If you are ready for a prescription or to start the process to obtain an IUD, diaphragm, DepoProvera, or implant, please schedule an appointment online(link is external) with a clinician or call the appointment office at (510) 642-2000.