» If you want to start contraceptive/birth control, you will need to see the nurse to discuss the birth control options available to you, how to use them and to discuss the possible side-effects, risks and benefits. You will need an appointment to see the doctor to get a prescription.

» If you are already on the birth control, you will need an appointment with the doctor to get your prescription renewed or changed. 

Purchasing birth control

Once you have seen the doctor and received your prescription, you can pick up your birth control product at any  local pharmacy .

The personal information you provide for getting your birth control product will remain confidential and will be handled according to the Personal Health Information Act ( PHIPA ).