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Sexual Health Clinics

 
The Health Department operates Sexual Health Clinics at five different locations in Halton Region. Learn about where to find sexual health clinics in Halton Region and the services they provide.

All sexual health clinics are confidential and do not require a health card. Exchange Works - The Halton Regional Needle Syringe Program is also available at clinic locations.

All sexual health clinics are wheelchair accessible and have free parking available.

If you plan to attend a Halton Region sexual health clinic and need accommodation due to a disability, please let us know as soon as possible by calling 311 or email sexualhealth@halton.ca. Communication supports through the Language Line Service are also available on request.

Locations

Location Appointment Hours Walk-In Hours Contact Info

Acton
Health@372

372 Queen Street (external link)

Tuesday
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Note: clients with current prescriptions at this clinic can purchase their medication (birth control, ECP, herpes medication) without an appointment during this time.
(Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted)

Tuesday
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(Last registration 4:15 p.m.)

(Registration may close earlier if clinic schedule is full)

Call to book
Monday - Thursday
1 - 4:30 p.m.
  • 905-825-6000 Ext. 8400
  • Toll free: 1-866-442-5866 Ext. 8400
Burlington
Health@3350
3350 Fairview Street
Thursday
  • 2 - 7 p.m.

Note: clients with current prescriptions at this clinic can purchase their medication (birth control, ECP, herpes medication) without an appointment during this time.
(Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted)

Tuesday
  • 1 - 4 p.m.

(Last registration 3:45 p.m.)

(Registration may close earlier if clinic schedule is full)

Call to book
Monday - Friday
1 - 4:30 p.m.
  • 905-825-6000 Ext. 4548
  • 1-866-442-5866 Ext. 4548
Georgetown
Health @280
280 Guelph Street, Unit 76
Thursday
  • 1:30 - 5 p.m.

Note: clients with current prescriptions at this clinic can purchase their medication (birth control, ECP, herpes medication) without an appointment during this time.
(Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted)

  Call to book
Monday - Thursday
1- 4:30 p.m.
  • 905-825-6000 Ext. 8400
  • 1-866-442-5866 Ext. 8400
Milton
Health@217
217 Main Street East, Unit 13, Second Floor
Towne Square
Wednesday
  • 1:30 - 5 p.m.

Note: clients with current prescriptions at this clinic can purchase their medication (birth control, ECP, herpes medication) without an appointment during this time.
(Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted)

  Call to book
Monday - Friday
1 - 4:30 p.m.
  • 905-825-6000 Ext. 8400
  • 1-866-442-5866 Ext. 8400
Oakville
Health@232
232 South Service Rd, Unit B
Monday
  • 2 - 4 p.m.

Note: clients with current prescriptions at this clinic can purchase their medication (birth control, ECP, herpes medication) without an appointment during this time.
(Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted)

Monday
  • 4 - 7 p.m.

(Last registration 6:45 p.m.)

Wednesday
  • 1 - 4 p.m.
(Last registration 3:45 p.m.)
Registration may close earlier if clinic schedule is full)
Call to book
Monday - Thursday
1- 4:30 p.m.
  • 905-825-6000 Ext. 7788

Services

Doctors, nurse practitioners and public health nurses provide confidential sexual health services. Services include:

Low-cost contraception based on medical eligibility
  • Contraceptives available at the clinics includes the pill, patch (Evra), ring (Nuva Ring), and injection (Depo Provera)
  • Starting January 1, 2018, OHIP to cover drug costs for those 24 years and under with a health card or health card number; no deductible or out of pocket fees
  • Ask the clinic about getting a prescription for your birth control method to take to a pharmacy
  • Low cost contraception is available to individuals under the age of 35 years
  • Prescriptions from community health care providers are no longer accepted
Low-cost emergency contraceptive pill
  • Also called ECP, Plan B or the Morning After Pill
  • You can take ECP up to five days after unprotected sex
Free pregnancy testing
  • Testing involves collecting urine
Free testing for sexually transmitted infections or STIs
  • Testing involves collecting urine, blood and/or swabs
  • Do not urinate for two hours before you come to the clinic if you want STI testing
Free treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, HPV (genital warts) and syphilis
  • If you have symptoms of an STI or you know your partner has an STI, you may be treated before test results are confirmed
Anonymous and nominal HIV testing
  • You can choose to use your name (nominal) for an HIV test or you can get a code number and have anonymous testing
  • You can either have an HIV blood test where you return to the clinic to get your results in two weeks or Rapid HIV testing, based on eligibility criteria
Rapid HIV testing, also known as Point of Care testing
  • We take a finger prick blood sample and the results are ready in a few minutes
  • You must meet certain eligibility criteria to have this test
Free safer sex supplies
  • Condoms, dental dams and insertive/receptive condoms (historically referred to as the female condom)
Free Hepatitis A and B vaccines
  • Based on eligibility criteria
Free HPV vaccine
  • Based on eligibility criteria
Free needle syringe and harm reduction supplies
  • Includes harm reduction supplies, sharps containers for safe disposal, and harm reduction information
  • Accessible through outreach services and fixed sites
Free Naloxone (Narcan) overdose prevention kits
  • For individuals using opioids and/or the family/friends of opioid users
  • Available through outreach services and fixed sites
  • Only nasal sprays are available
  • Refills are available
  • Health card not required

The following health concerns would best be managed with your family physician, nurse practitioner or a community healthcare provider (walk-in clinic):

  • Pain, sores or bumps in the mouth or throat (including cold sores)
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Blood work for herpes or pregnancy
  • Scabies, lice or crabs
  • Sexual dysfunction (arousal difficulties, erectile dysfunction, libido)
  • Fertility concerns, miscarriage or menopause

Important

Changes to Halton Region’s sexual health clinics as of June 4, 2018:

  • New clinic hours at Burlington and Oakville locations.
  • All five clinics now provide a full range of services.
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