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​Sexual Health

The Brant County Health Unit provides sexual health education, promotes healthy decisions, and provides a confidential comfortable environment for discussing sexual health. We provide a safe and inclusive space for all.

The Brant County Health Unit's sexual health clinic offers the following services:

  • STI Testing (appropriate testing will be offered depending on risk review with nurse)
    • Urine screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

    • Throat and Rectal Swabs for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

    • Vaginal and Urethral Swabs for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

    • Herpes Virus swabs for active lesions/sores

    • Vaginal swabs for Trichomoniasis, Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) and yeast

    • Pap tests for existing clients or clients without a family doctor

    • Blood Borne Infection (BBI) testing for Hep C, Syphilis and HIV

  • Free Treatment for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis
  • Mpox Vaccination
  • Plan B (emergency contraception)
    • Note: Plan B can also be purchased at pharmacies and grocery stores
  • Contraception options counselling
    • External referral to community for IUD or Nexplanon

  • Low-cost birth control for those under 35 years of age
  • Urine pregnancy testing
  • Pregnancy options counselling
  • Free condoms and barrier devices
  • Sexual health and safer sex practices counselling 

If you have a family doctor, please utilize them for sexual health services.
The following services are NOT provided by the sexual health clinic at this time:

  • Treatment of HPV (genital warts)
  • Herpes Virus blood testing
  • IUD insertion and removal
  • Nexplanon insertion and removal
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV

    • PrEP can be accessed through Hamilton PrEP Clinic or through

    • PEP can be access through the emergency room at Brantford General Hospital

    • Some family doctors can provide prescriptions for PrEP and PEP

Family doctors, nurse practitioners and University/College Student Health Services can also provide sexually transmitted and blood borne infection (STBBI) testing and treatment, pap tests and prescribe birth control.
If you have experienced sexual assault, our community's best resource is the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (SADV) Treatment and Care program at Brantford General Hospital
For urgent matters, please seek your nearby urgent care centre or emergency department.

Sexual Health​
519-753-4937 ext. 471​

Please note: Our sexual health clinic doesn't have drop-in service.

Brantford Sexual Assault/Domestic Voilence Program
519-751-5544 ext. 4449

Sexual Assault Centre of Brant