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HIV and Ottawa STI Testing in Ottawa

HIV and Other STI Testing in Ottawa

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In-House MSM Testing At ACO - Every Monday

In-House MSM Testing At ACO – Every Monday

The Men’s Team at ACO and the Somerset West Community Health Centre offer anonymous rapid HIV testing for men who have sex with men (MSM) every Monday from 3-6pm. We also offer testing for MSM couples every Monday from 6-7pm by appointment only.

Contact Derek at ACO for more information about testing for couples, or check out our FAQ.

Or book online!

Book an appointment with ACO/SWCHC Anonymous Rapid Testing using SetMore

Full STI Testing

Full STI Testing

Sexual Health Centre (walk-in hours of operation)

Main Clinic Location: 179 Clarence Street

The Sexual Health Centre opens their doors 60 minutes prior to any walk-in clinic (Monday through Thursday) and 30 minutes prior to the Friday 9am walk-in clinic

  • Monday and Wednesday: 1—4pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1—7pm
  • Friday: 9am—noon

**PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand at our walk-in clinics, we may not be able to see everyone. Priority is given to clients based on their need for services.

Appointment Hours

All appointments are available at 179 Clarence only

  • Monday: 8:45—11:30am
  • Wednesday: 8:45—11:30am (Women’s only clinic)
  • Thursday:  8:45—11:30am
  • Friday: 8:45—11:30am

** PLEASE NOTE:  Quebec residents, in need of contraception or IUD/IUS insertion, please contact Clinique des Femmes at 819 778-2055 or visit their website.

For additional resource for Quebec residents please see “More resources

Reception Telephone Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am—12:30pm and 1:30—4:00pm.  To book an appointment please call our reception telephone line at 613 234-4641.

Gay Men's Sexual Health Clinic

Gay Men’s Sexual Health Clinic

**PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand at our walk-in clinics, we may not be able to see everyone. Priority is given to clients based on their need for services.

Gay ZONE provides a wide range of programs and services for gay, bi, transmen and other men who have sex with men in the Ottawa area, including:

  • Screening and treatments for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s)
  • HIV testing—rapid and/or anonymous
  • Hepatitis A & B vaccination
  • Gardasil vaccine (for those who qualify)
  • A group for queer youth
  • A variety of health promotion programming
Anonymous HIV Testing

Anonymous HIV Testing

Men’s Anonymous Rapid HIV Testing Clinics

Men’s Anonymous Rapid HIV Testing Clinics

  • AIDS Committee of Ottawa
    19 Main Street (second floor)
    Monday: 3—6pm
    By appointment or drop-in
  • Club Ottawa Baths
    1069 Wellington Street West
    Tuesday: 11am—1pm
    By appointment or drop-in (use the “book appointment” button above)
  • Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
    Gloucester Centre – 1980 Ogilvie Road – 2nd Floor
    4th Wednesday of the month: 4—6pm
    By appointment or drop-in (use the “book appointment” button above)
  • Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre
    240 Centrum Boulevard
    2nd Wednesday of the month: 4—6pm
    By appointment or drop-in (use the “book appointment” button above)
  • Somerset West Community Health Centre
    55 Eccles Street
    Tuesday: 3—4pm
    By appointment or drop-in (use the “book appointment” button above)
  • Somerset West Community Health Centre
    30 Rosemount Avenue
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1—4pm
    Wednesday: 1—7pm
    Drop-in only
  • Couples HIV Testing
    Somerset West Community Health Centre
    55 Eccles Street
    Tuesday: 4pm—7pm
    By appointment ONLY
    Contact Sarah to make an appointment, or check out the FAQ on the website:
    613 238-8210 ext.2260
Youth Sexual Health Community Clinics (29 years of age and under)

Please note that these clinics are located within another medical clinic; please tell the receptionist that you are there for the Ottawa Public Health Youth Sexual Health Clinic. All services offered at the main Sexual Health Centre are available at the Youth Sexual Health Clinics, with the exception of IUD/IUS insertions, anonymous HIV testing and Point of Care (rapid) HIV testing. (Confidential HIV testing is available at the Youth Sexual Health Clinics).

**PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand at our walk-in clinics, we may not be able to see everyone. Priority is given to clients based on their need for services.

  • West End Family Care Clinic – Youth Clinic
    80 Michael Cowpland Drive, Kanata
    Tuesday: 5—8pm
  • South Nepean Community Health Centre – Youth Clinic
    4100 Strandherd Drive, Suite 201, Barrhaven
    Wednesday: 2—5pm
  • Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre – Youth Clinic
    1365 Richmond Road, Second Floor, Ottawa
    Monday: 3—6pm
  • Orléans-Cumberland Community Family Health Team – Youth Clinic
    240 Centrum Drive, Suite 105 (main floor)
    Wednesday: 2—5pm
Youth Sexual Health School Clinics

Youth Sexual Health School Clinics

Drop-in services available for students attending the following schools. Youth who do not attend a school with a sexual health clinic can access services at the Sexual Health Centre or the Youth Sexual Health Community Clinics.

  • West Carleton High School
    3088 Dunrobin Road, Dunrobin
    Wednesday: 9am—noon  (when school is open)
Youth Sexual Health Outreach Clinics

Youth Sexual Health Outreach Clinics

Drop-in services available to youth who are clients at the following locations

  • Bethany Hope
    820 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa
    Tuesday: 1—3pm (every other week)
    613 725-1733
  • Operation Come Home
    150 Gloucester Street, Ottawa
    Thursday: 9:30—11:30am
    613 230-4663
    1 800 668-4663
  • YSB – Downtown Services
    147 Besserer Street, Ottawa
    Thursday: 1—4pm
    613 241-7913 ext. 222
    Text: 613 808-4454
Mobile Services

Mobile Services

  • NESI Van (Somerset West CHC)
    Tuesday: 10am—noon
    Friday—Tuesday: 5—11:30pm
    Wednesday: 5—10:00pm
    NO VAN SERVICES ON THURSDAYS
    613-761-0003
  • Site Van (Ottawa Public Health)
    Monday—Friday: 5—11:30pm
    613 232-3232 (collect calls accepted)