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Birth Control in Durham, NC

Durham Health Center offers the following birth control methods:

  • birth control implant
  • birth control patch
  • birth control pill
  • birth control shot
  • birth control vaginal ring (NuvaRing)
  • diaphragm
  • condom
  • fertility awareness method
  • IUD (hormonal)
  • IUD (copper)

Birth control services are available:

  • during all business hours by appointment

We have a limited number of same-day appointments: Tues 2-7/ Wed 11-4/ Thu 2-7 / Fri 11-4 / Sat 9-1. It is recommended that you call to reserve a slot.

At Planned Parenthood, we're birth control experts. We'll help you determine the birth control method that is right for you, we can send it to you each month !

Also available in our Chapel Hill office are permanent birth control options: non-surgical essure for women and no-scalpel vasectomy for men.

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Birth control refills are available during business hours Tuesday- Saturday.

Here’s what you need to know about birth control at this health center:

Some of the birth control pills that we offer are

We offer generic pills, written prescriptions as well as Nuva Ring, Depo Shot and prescription only for the Patch.

We also offer IUD and implant insertions. Please be aware of the following:

* Do not have unprotected intercourse 2 weeks prior to your insertion appointment. 
* Please have had a meal with protein before coming to the clinic. 
* Take ibuprofen or some other pain reliever before coming to your appointment.

If you qualify, you may be able to receive certain birth control services without a pelvic exam.

If required, you may have to schedule a Pap test or a breast exam before getting a hormonal birth control method.

Proper Attire™, Planned Parenthood’s exclusive line of condoms, is available at this health center.

Prices and Payment Information

Price ranges for our birth control methods are:

  • cervical cap (FemCap) - $85 + pharmacy charge
  • birth control methods may require an office visit fee - $50- $170

Some services may have additional charges for lab and blood work.

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have been previously made.

Some birth control may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to bring in your insurance information at the time of your visit.

Medicaid accepted.

You may fill out an application for a Medicaid Family Planning Waiver (MFPW) at our health center. To establish coverage takes 4-7 weeks, so it advisable to apply before you need it. With the exception of Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Medicaid when Medicare is the primary, Medicaid is accepted.

Contact Info

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105 Newsom Street, Ste. 101
Durham, NC 27704 USA

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Phone: 919-286-2872 Call Now

Fax: 919-433-0360

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Language

English; Spanish; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

Book an appointment.

Conveniently book your appointment online. Depending on the service you're looking for, appointment times vary. Be sure to select your reason for visit first, and then select an appointment time.

To make an appointment by phone, call 919-286-2872