The Shot (Depo Provera) User Guide
This one-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format to educate people about how to use Depo Provera (The Shot). It explains how Depo works, how to start using it, and how often you should get a shot. Advice on what to do if you are late getting a shot and have unprotected sex, use of emergency contraception (EC), benefits, and risks is provided. The document clarifies that Depo does not protect from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or HIV, and advises condom use.
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