MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — With Obamacare, women have access to most birth control at no cost, but there are fears in the health community that will change in a Trump administration.
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County President and CEO JoAnn Smith said that they’re urging women to be prepared.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations Suspended Across Tri-State As Federal Health Officials Investigate Rare Blood Clots
“We’re going to be starting using social media to let people know that they are welcome to come to planned parenthood of Nassau County and any of the Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country for long-acting contraceptives,” Smith told 1010 WINS reporter Samantha Liebman.
Smith said they are recommending that women get IUDs which can last anywhere from 3 to 8 years — enough for two presidential terms.READ MORE: Police: Dennis Kwiecinski Facing Charges For Groping Women, Including Mom Pushing Stroller, In Rutherford, N.J.
There’s also concern that Planned Parenthood will be de-funded.
“We will make sure that the people in our community who critically need our services will have them,” she said.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Man With Kids Seen On Video Robbing Frozen Yogurt Shop In Queens