Wednesday, September 19, 2018
   
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Emergency Contraception (Plan B)

EC is available anytime we're open. Remember, the sooner you take it, the better. Recent research shows it can be effective for up to five days after you've had unprotected sex -- but sooner is always better.

Be aware that it is not as effective as methods that are used before or during sex, and should only be used as an emergency measure. Remember also that it cannot protect you from a sexually transmitted disease. Only condoms can do that.

The emergency contraception pill (Plan B) does not affect a pregnancy. It does not cause an abortion - it prevents pregnancy from happening.