Health Services


The Walk-in Contraceptive Services (WICS) will not be available on Friday, November 3, 2023.  The next available date for this service will be Friday, November 17, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Contraceptive Care

Get all your contraceptive care in one place.

All beneficiaries, regardless of gender identity, are eligible for care and counseling at walk-in contraceptive clinics where education, safe sexual practices, contraceptives, and STI prevention education are provided.

NHC Patuxent River Walk-in Contraceptive Clinic is open every Friday morning, 9 - 10 a.m.

Services Offered

  • Birth Control Counseling

  • Birth Control Patches

  • Birth Control Pills

  • Birth Control Implants (i.e., Nexplanon)

    • Insertions and Removals

  • UIDs (Mirena, Kyleena, Paragard)

    • Insertions and Removals

  • Emergency Contraception Prescription

  • Birth Control Rings (i.e., NuvaRing)

  • Depo-Provera Injections

  • Condoms

  • Vasectomy Preoperative Evaluations

How It Works

On Fridays, 9 - 10 a.m., come to NHC Pax River clinic for all of your contraceptive needs. The clinic is run on a walk-in, first come/first serve basis, with priority to active-duty personnel. You will be asked to fill out a contraception-specific form and be provided a lab ticket for a urine pregnancy test (if applicable). Please come with a full bladder. You will be taken to an exam room to discuss your needs. We can insert/remove birth control and prescribe medications on the same day.

Contact Us


One Number Appointment Line
Nurse Advice Line
1-800-TRICARE, Option #1


Monday - Thursday

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.


7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Closed weekends and holidays


47149 Buse Road, Building 1370
Patuxent River, MD 20670

Need Help?

Need help accessing reproductive health-contraceptive care?
Contact us and tell us about your challenge. Please allow three to five business days for a response.

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