*NOTICE REGARDING STI SERVICES FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 6TH*
STI Klinic will be closed on Wednesday July 8th and Thursday July 9th. We are still currently booking appointments for Friday July 10th from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
If you require STI testing or other related services on July 8th or 9th, the following clinics will be available:
- Access Fort Garry at 135 Plaza Drive. Ph. 204-940-7100. Walk in hours are Monday – Friday 3:30 to 7:30 and Saturday 12-4.
- Access St. Boniface at 170 Goulet St. Ph. 204-940-1150. Walk in hours are Monday to Friday 12-7 and Saturday to Sunday 9-4:30.
- Access Winnipeg West at 280 Booth Drive. Ph. 204-940-2084. Walk in hours are Monday to Friday 9-7:30 and Saturday to Sunday 9-4:30
- Youville Community Health Centre Ask a Nurse
- Nine Circles Community Health Centre.
- NorWest Co-op Community Health at 785 Keewatin St. Ph. 204-938-5900. Walk in hours are Monday to Friday 12-7 and Saturday and Sunday 9-4:30.
Our STI Klinic service remains open – we have temporarily moved to telephone care (as much as possible). Please phone us at 204-784-4090 to book an in person same day appointment for STI Klinic. Please note our front desk phone will go to voicemail after 5PM.
After you complete your initial paperwork, you will speak to a nurse over the phone from a private exam room, followed by a brief in person visit.
Please note STI service is limited to the following: if you have a recent sexual partner who has tested positive for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis or HIV or if you have symptoms of an STI, you were told to come in for testing or treatment, if you have experienced sexual assault and for emergency contraception.We ask that you delay coming in for non-essential services such as routine testing without symptoms, genital wart treatment and immunizations.
STI Klinic is not currently operating on Saturdays.
What is the STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) Klinic?
The STI Klinic is a drop in for services related to sexual health including STBBI (Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection) testing, treatment and prevention services (such as emergency contraception).
What can I expect/get done?
Please take a moment to view our intake form, which lists the services available during STI Klinic. Please note that we do not offer services related to contraception with the exception of emergency contraception (Plan B).
- Welcome to STI- Pap Klinic Triage form – COVID-19 precautions
- An onsite lab is available to take blood and urine samples for STBBI testing.
- If you were seen during our STI drop in, but were unable to use the onsite lab, you are welcome to visit any Dynacare lab. A list of lab locations can be found below:
- Dynacare Lab Locations
- Please note: the Klinic lab is not a public lab, and can only be used by clients who have a requisition given to them by a Klinic primary care provider.
If you require services other than the ones listed on the intake form, please see your family doctor or head to your local walk in. Available walk in clinics and their wait times can be viewed here:
Who is working during STI Klinic?
There is a health educator, nurse, and physician on various days.
What should I bring?
If you are under Manitoba Health, please bring your Manitoba health card. Please be ready to provide a current address and phone number as well should we need to reach you.
If you are not under Manitoba Health, please bring one of the following:
- Your provincial health card (if from a different province),
- An alternate insurance card (such as ones given to international students)
- Drivers licence
How can I get my results?
Klinic will attempt to contact those who test positive for an infection, whose test needs to be repeated or if it is deemed medically necessary.
Please note that results will not be provided over the phone. Clients are welcome to come back to the drop in after two weeks to review their results and obtain a copy.
When and how often should I get tested?
- If you have symptoms that might be signs of an STI (please take a moment and view some of the links below for information on symptoms of various STIs).
- If one of your partners has informed you that they have tested positive for an STI.
- If you have unprotected sex with multiple casual partners or if you have new partners every few months, please consider getting tested every 3 months.
- If you currently use drugs via the intravenous route (needles) or intranasal route (snorting), please consider getting tested every 3 months.
- If you are currently have one monogamous long term partner, please consider getting tested annually.
Where can I get more information about STIs?
Please view one or more of the links below if you are interested in some detailed information about certain STBBIs:
Can’t make it to Klinic? Visit the website below to find other clinics you can go to for STI testing, reproductive health and free safer sex/safe injection supplies: