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Sexual Health Clinics - Physician Information

 
Halton Region Health Department offers Sexual Health Clinics for patients, and provides access to and information about antibiotic treatments for STIs.

How Halton Region Health Department Supports Physician Offices

The Health Department offers sexual health clinics at 5 different locations in Halton Region. No physician's referral is necessary.

Sexual Health Clinics provide the following services:

  • Low cost birth control (or prescription for pharmacy)
    • Low cost birth control is available to individuals under the age of 35 years
    • Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted
  • Free condoms
  • Low cost emergency contraception
  • Free urine pregnancy testing, counseling and referral
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) testing and free treatment
  • Anonymous and nominal (using your name and identifiers) HIV testing
  • Free hepatitis A and B vaccinations
  • HPV vaccinations
  • Free needle exchange and harm reduction supplies
  • Free Naloxone overdose prevention kits (for opioid overdose)

Order Free STI Medications

The Health Department offers free STI medications to all Halton Region health care providers and medical clinics, for the treatment of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis. All patients (regardless of OHIP status) diagnosed with a reportable STI and their partners are eligible for the following free STI medications:

  • Azithromycin
  • Ceftriaxone
  • Penicillin G Benzathine (Bicillin® L-A)

To order the above medications, send a completed STI Medication Order Form [link to file: STI Treatment Order Form) by fax to 905-849-8718.

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How patients book an appointment with a Sexual Health Clinic

  • Call Halton Region Health Department by calling 311
  • 905-825-6000
    • ext. 4548 for Sexual Health Clinic in Burlington
    • ext. 7788 for Sexual Health Clinic in and Oakville
    • ext. 8400 for Sexual Health Clinics in Acton, Georgetown and Milton
  • Walk-in appointments are also available

Notes:

Physician referral is not necessary.

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