Plan B is available here and at most pharmacies without a prescription (cost is ~ $40-50)
The Student Health Center offers Plan B for ~ $20, to purchase as soon as you need it or to have on hand to use if and when needed
Ella is typically even more effective than Plan B, and is available by prescription
The Student Health Center offers Ella for $30, to purchase as soon as you need it or to have on hand to use if and when needed
AND in WA State Ella is available “behind the counter”, i.e. from a licensed pharmacist when available (see website for more info)
Paragard IUD, when inserted up to 5 days after unprotected sex, is the most effective emergency contraception available!
Please review information at their website and call your Gynecologist or Planned Parenthood if you seek to have an IUD inserted urgently
The paragard IUD costs ~ $800 and is covered by many insurance plans
For more info, here is a link to Planned Parenthood Website:
Insurance may cover / reimburse for all contraception costs- you should call your insurance carrier to determine what is covered and where!
You can also obtain more information by reading through our Contraception Brochure.