Date: June 25, 2019

A few showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm late this evening and after midnight. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h after midnight. Low 17.


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Emergency Contraceptive

This page was reviewed or revised on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:15 AM

The Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) is available behind the counter at pharmacies and at local health clinics including Lambton Public Health. No prescription is needed.

The ECP is only a back-up method and should not be used in place of a regular birth control method. It can be taken when no protection was used, the condom or barrier broke, or birth control was used incorrectly. It cannot terminate a pregnancy that has already started but, if taken within 5 days of unprotected sexual intercourse, it can prevent a pregnancy from starting.

Sexual Health Clinic Schedule - includes hours and locations of sexual health clinics at Lambton Public Health.

For more information on the ECP:

Emergency Contraception After Sex

Plan B One-Step

If you have taken the ECP, and you are late for your next period view the pregnancy and testing choices section for further instructions.