SHINE SA have released a new Fact Sheet for health professionals: Contraception During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Contraception is an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the provision of emergency contraception, access to long acting reversible contraception (LARC) and management of complications of LARC. Health professionals can continue to facilitate access to contraception via telehealth consults and limited face-to-face consultations where possible.
This Fact Sheet provides advice for health professionals on the provision and management of contraception during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes LARC, combined hormonal contraception, emergency contraception, progestogen only pill and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). SHINE SA have also produced a Fact Sheet for clients and the community, this resource provides advice to clients on accessing contraception during the pandemic.
Read the Fact Sheet: Contraception During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Advice for Health Professionals