Local News for New Haven, Connecticut

November 29, 2018

Yale to offer emergency contraception via vending machine

NEW HAVEN – Yale University students who want to use the “morning-after pill” soon will have the emergency contraception available via vending machine, the Yale Daily News reports.
The YDN repors that the machine will be “installed in Silliman’s Good Life Center” prior to winter break. The so-called “wellness-to-go” machine also will sell other “over-the-counter medications, condoms” and lubricants, YDN reports.
“The point of this is to make Plan B more accessible and to make medications in general more accessible,” Ileana Valdez ’21, a Yale College Council representative who spearheaded the installation effort, said in the YDN story.

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