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Emergency Contraception (EC) can prevent a pregnancy when used after unprotected sex, a broken condom, or rape. The sooner you use it the more likely it is to prevent pregnancy.

There are two types of EC:

  • Pills
  • Copper IUD (intrauterine device)

Learn more about EC.

Get Emergency Contraception


You can get free EC pills at the Health Department's Sexual Health Clinics. You don’t need an appointment or parental consent.

Public Hospitals

Emergency Contraception is available 24 hours a day at public hospitals. Services are confidential and open to all. You will be helped regardless of your immigration status.


You can buy certain types of EC pills at a pharmacy without a prescription. It costs $40 to $50 and may be covered by your insurance. EC pills are covered for Medicaid members.

You can get sexual health services, including Emergency Contraception, at a clinic for teens. You do not need your parents' permission. Services are confidential, free or very low-cost, and open to all. 

You can also get:

  • Condoms
  • Birth control
  • Testing for STDs and HIV

You will be helped regardless of your immigration status.

Some City public high schools also offer EC and other reproductive health services.

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