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U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Walk-In Sexual Health Center

Located at the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in BLD 972 (across from the main hospital), the Walk-In Sexual Health Center is open to all hospital beneficiaries (both active duty & civilian) in need of birth control services, sterilization counseling/scheduling and treatment of STI’s. This is a walk-in center, no appointments are necessary! The center is open every Tuesday from 0730 to 1100 and offers a variety of same-day services:

  • Birth Control Pills (prescriptions/refills)
  • IUD Insertions
  • Nexplanon
  • Depo Provera
  • Emergency Contraception (Plan B/Ella/Paragard)
  • Vasectomy/Tubal Ligation Counseling & Scheduling Services (Vasectomy counseling and procedures will not be conducted at the WISH clinic until the first Tuesday in September which will be 3 September due to PCS season and losing Providers)
  • STI Testing & Treatment
  • PrEP (HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis)
  • Sexual Health Counseling

The Walk-In Sexual Health Center also offers the following Group Counseling Courses:

  • Vasectomy Counseling: Starts at 0800 on the 1st Tuesday of every month (Vasectomy counseling and procedures will not be conducted at the WISH clinic until the first Tuesday in September which will be 3 September due to PCS season and losing Providers)
  • Tubal Ligation Counseling: Starts at 0800 on the 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Contraceptive Options Counseling: Starts at 0800 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday

To find out more about the Walk-In Sexual Health Center, call the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at 646-WELL (option 6, then option 4).
The clinic operates in a first come first serve basis. Wait times and appointment availability may vary based on clinic volume.

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP):
http://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcphc/health-promotion/reproductive-sexual-health/Pages/reproductive-and-sexual-health.aspx
 
Get the BUMED Contraception Pocket Card:
The BUMED Office of Women's Health recently launched a 2-page contraception fact sheet that also works well as a poster or a pocket card. This document lists the full range of birth control options in a tiered format showing the range of reliability of these methods and also explains the three options for emergency contraception. Note: this file prints to your default printer settings (such as 8x11). To print a double-side 3x5 card select FILE, PRINT, CUSTOM SIZE, 50%.
 
 
National Coalition for Sexual Health presentation - Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health