Health Services

Walk-in Contraceptive Services

Get all your contraceptive care in one place: Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

Services Offered

  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Same-visit contraception
    • Oral
    • Patches
    • Pills
    • Rings 
    • The Intrauterine Device (IUD)
    • Contraceptive Injection (Depo-Provera)
    • Hormonal Implant (Nexplanon)
Any permanent forms of contraception (tubal ligation and vasectomy preoperative evaluations) will require a follow on appointment.

How it Works

No appointment necessary. Come to the Family Medicine Residency Clinic before 11 a.m. on Thursday, on the first floor of the hospital, and present your ID card. Patients will complete a urine pregnancy test, and will then receive education/counseling on all available short-acting, long-acting, reversible and permanent forms of contraception.

Other Resources

Decide + Be Ready 
This app explains the basics of different methods of contraception, including effectiveness, how it is used, and side effects. Additionally, the app offers a section on considerations for service women with information on menstrual management and how deployment may affect different forms of birth control.
DRES: Deployment Readiness Education for Service Women
This product was developed by the Connected Health Branch, Defense Health Agency, March 2022. For more information, visit


Contact Us


Every Thursday
8-11 a.m.
You must check-in before 11 a.m.


(254) 553-3626


Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
590 Medical Center Road
Bldg. 36065, First Floor, Grasslands
Family Medicine Residency Clinic
Fort Cavazos, TX 76544
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