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Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Clinic

In response to COVID-19, the STI Clinic has limited services. The clinic is only seeing clients by appointment only, no walk-in. Please call the mainline for an appointment. Those with URGENT concerns will be prioritized. All clients will need to do a phone assessment and screening prior to coming to the clinic.

COVID-19 STI Clinic Changes:

  • no walk-ins, appointments only
  • please call ahead to the clinic prior.  Anyone walking to reception will be turned away and asked to call the mainline
  • all clients are pre-screened for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure
  • urgent concerns are prioritized, which include:
    • patients with a known STI and require treatment
    • contact to a known STI and require testing/treatment
    • symptoms of an STI
    • care following a recent sexual assault
  • routine testing may be provided, if appointment times are available
  • self-collection testing is temporarily available
  • all clients are required to perform hand hygiene and wear a mask at all times.  New masks will be provided onsite – personal masks are not permitted

STI Clinic services provided:

  • diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections in a non-judgmental and inclusive environment
  • detailed syphilis diagnosis, treatment and follow up
  • Hepatitis A, B and HPV vaccine program for qualified individuals
  • HIV, hepatitis A, B and C testing for qualified individuals
  • post sexual assault care (excluding forensic examinations)
  • emergency contraception
  • HIV PEP/nPEP referrals
  • Pap smears and follow up for those unable to access care elsewhere
  • accepting referrals to infectious disease physicians who specialize in STI and HIV care
  • counselling and client education as well as support for community partners and physicians
  • contact tracing and partner notification
  • testing and treatment provided in community to those unable to access other sites or providers
  • harm reduction supply distribution (e.g. needles, condoms)
  • Community Based Naloxone kits and training
  • referrals to other services

Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Clients must be over 14 years of age to access care

Service Access

In an effort to minimize further spread of COVID-19, and to support the government recommendations for physical distancing, the STI Clinic is accepting clients by appointment only, no walk-ins.  Please call the clinic mainline to arrange an appointment with a nurse.

 

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


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