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technology , birth control, telehealth

Times are tough, and we’re all adjusting to a new normal, which might mean being plugged in more than usual. Constant exposure to the news can become overwhelming and stressful during these times. We’re here to help you sort through the news and get the latest when it comes to COVID-19 and your sexual health.

Telehealth can make your life so much easier

Luckily, the internet has made it possible to access a range of sexual health services online. Not only can you now get things like condoms and pregnancy tests online, saving you a trip to the pharmacy, you can also meet with health care providers online, get prescriptions, and have medication delivered to you. Here are some options you might want to check out if getting to the doctor is tough for you (or you just dread it).

Everything you need to know before you self-quarantine

Can you actually GET coronavirus from having sex? Well, we don’t actually know yet. We do know that other coronaviruses aren’t usually sexually transmitted, but this particular coronavirus (COVID-19) is too new for scientists to know yet.

We also know for sure that close contact with other people transmits coronavirus. So if you do want to have sex but would like to minimize your risk of getting infected, here are some tips.

Skip the stress, get your BC delivered

Adulting is hard. Sometimes it can feel like basic life maintenance tasks like grocery shopping, showering, and making sure you’re not living in absolute squalor are a full-time job. And then to have to make money on top of all that, plus text everyone back all the time, and somehow stay hydrated? It’s a cruel joke. So it makes sense that it honestly feels like way too much to have to go see your health care provider to renew a prescription or to have to wait in line for 20 minutes at the pharmacy to pick up your birth control while people cough directly into your mouth. Fortunately, it’s 2020, and there’s a better way. It’s called (drumroll please)…telehealth.