May 28 Live Stream Event

On May 28, 2020 at 12:00pm Eastern, we held a short live-stream event about access to IUD removal and IUD protocols during COVID-19. 

Speakers included David Hubacher, PhD MPH, Carolyn Westhoff, MD MSc, Jennifer Amico, MD MPHDiana Greene Foster, PhD, Gathari Ndirangu Gichuhi, MD, Gillian Dean, MD, and Michael Policar, MD. 

The videos of the event are viewable below or on our YouTube playlist.

Michael Policar shared the following resources at the end of his video:

FPNTC COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 and Family Planning Services FAQ

What Family Planning Providers Can Do to Meet Client Needs During COVID-19

Prioritization of In-Person and Virtual Visits During COVID-19: A Decision-Making Guide

COVID-19 Social Media Toolkit for Family Planning Providers

Help Staff Reduce Stress During COVID-19

NCTCFP COVID-19 Resources


Family Planning COVID-19 Resources

NFPRHA COVID-19 Resource Hub

UCSF Beyond the Pill: Contraception During COVID-19: Best Practices and Resources​​​​

RHAP: Contraception in the Time of COVID-19

KFF: A Look at Online Platforms for Contraceptive and STI Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Upstream USA: Ensuring contraceptive access during the COVID-19 pandemic


CDC COVID-19 Out-patient Clinic Guidelines


Interim CDC Guidance on Handling Non-COVID-19 Public Health Activities that Require Face-to-Face Interaction with Clients in the Clinic and Field in the Current COVID-19 Pandemic

Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings: Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

CDC Guidance for Healthcare Facilities

CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals


ACOG COVID-19 Resources


COVID-19 FAQs for Obstetrician–Gynecologists, Gynecology

•ACOG/SMFM Outpatient Management of Pregnant Women

ACOG Managing clients Remotely: Billing for Digital and Telehealth Services

ACOG COVID-19 Topics


AAFP and AMA Telehealth Resources


AAFP Checklist to Prepare Physician Offices for COVID-19

AAFP Using Telehealth to Care for Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

–Contains helpful list of telemedicine vendors

AMA quick guide to telemedicine in practice


More Telehealth Resources

Essential Access Health Telehealth Essentials Resource Hub

DHHS: FAQs on Telehealth and HIPAA during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency

•The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

CMS: General Provider Telemedicine Toolkit

Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

Medical Economics: Telehealth primer: How to set up a program quickly