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Technology Planned Parenthood launches abortion healthcare finder app

02:30  13 november  2019
02:30  13 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Reproductive healthcare non-profit Planned Parenthood has announced the Abortion Care Finder online tool. It's designed to help women figure out where they can access information about their options, plus any applicable state requirements and their nearest Planned Parenthood center for safe and legal abortions.

a sign on the side of a building: The Abortion Care Finder tool will help women find information online. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The Abortion Care Finder tool will help women find information online. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

The new app is available on both mobile and desktop, and will personalize info based on users' age, zip code and how far along in pregnancy they are. It includes data on gestational limits, parental notification and consent laws, mandatory waiting periods and other relevant rules like those requiring women to make two trips to a healthcare center.

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Some Planned Parenthood health centers provide abortion , but not all of them do. If your local Planned Parenthood doesn’t have the abortion service you need, we can refer you to other health care providers in your area that can help.

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Planned Parenthood said the tool is a response to "mounting state restrictions on abortion" across not only access to abortion services but also to accurate information. "The Abortion Care Finder uses technology to help put agency back in the hands of our patients," Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood CEO, said Tuesday.

Planned Parenthood's Direct app, which offers birth control and treatments for urinary tract infections (UTIs), is also expanding nationwide, the non-profit announced in September.

Planned Parenthood launched the Direct app in 2015 and slowly added states. Last October, the app added Texas. Through the app, users could chat with a Planned Parenthood provider online or through video chat to receive an STD testing kit or birth control in the mail.

Planned Parenthood: Alaska law restricts abortion access .
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands has sued over an Alaska law it says limits who can provide abortions. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, alleges a state law and Board of Nursing policy bar advanced practice clinicians from providing early abortion and miscarriage care that they are qualified to provide. This restricts access to abortion and other gynecological care “without medical justification” and violates the rights of women, the lawsuit alleges.

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