As of Tuesday March 24th, York Region Public Health has announced the temporary closure of sexual health clinics in York Region. This is in response to addressing COVID-19 and in ensuring staff and client safety during this period of social distancing.

The Sexual Health Information Line (1-800-361-5653) is still open from 9:30-4:30 each day to offer over-the-phone services and referrals.

At this time, individuals can still contact their family physicians/primary care physicians to get tested or there are a number of options outside of York Region that are still available.

The following clinics are still seeing client but in a reduced capacity. For each clinic, you must call ahead before visiting to book an appointment and to ensure that the clinic’s operating hours have not changed.

TORONTO

  1. Birth Control and Sexual Health Centre: 960 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 403, Toronto,ON M6A 3B5

APPOINTMENT ONLY – MUST CALL AHEAD 416-789-4541

They are only seeing clients that are showing symptoms, need STI treatment, require birth control, or require Plan B. No Vaccines.

Opening Hours

Monday: 2-5pm
Tuesday: 4-7pm
Wednesday: 12pm-5pm
Thursday: 5-8pm
Friday: 12:30-4:30pm

  1. Hassle Free Clinic: 66 Gerrard St. E., 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M5B1G3

APPOINTMENT ONLY – MUST CALL AHEAD  416-922-0566

Only taking calls on Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12pm-5pm.

They are only seeing clients that are showing symptoms, need STI treatment, require birth control, or require Plan B. No Vaccines. No HIV Testing.

  1. Crossways Clinic: 2340 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, M6P 4A9

APPOINTMENT ONLY – MUST CALL AHEAD 416-392-0999

They are only seeing clients with urgent needs.

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 2-6pm
  • Tuesday: 1-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1-3:30pm
  • Thursday: 11-3pm

PEEL REGION

  1. Fairview Clinic: 325 Central Parkway West, Mississauga.

Call 905-270-0587

Hours of operation

  • Monday: 1:30-6:30pm (appointments only)
  • Wednesday: 1:30-6:30pm (appointments only)
  • Thursday: 1:30-6:30pm (appointments only)

PrEP ACCESS

  1. The PrEP Clinic

Still operating and can deliver PrEP to you after you have completed online applications.

Download the app: “The PrEP Clinic” to start your application.

They also operate a walk in Sexual Health clinic with testing and treatment Monday 6-9pm 344 Bloor St West unit 401.

Please note that there are no clinics open in Durham Region at this time and the drop in clinics in Simcoe Muskoka are also temporarily closed.

If you are looking to access harm reduction supplies, you can contact Aara on 905 960 2808 to arrange a delivery or to learn about locations in York Region where supplies are still available.

 

Take care out there and be kind to one another.