Sexual Health Programs
It is often difficult to address the complex issue of sexuality, yet it is an integral part of our lives.
Our goal is to provide education, awareness and promote responsibility regarding lifestyle issues that affect sexual health, pregnancy outcome and the risk for HIV/AIDS. Client confidentiality is of the utmost importance.
The Sexual Health Program consists of the following services:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Resource: Permission granted from Halton Region Health Dept. 2015
A Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) is an infection which is passed on from one person to another during sexual activity which can involve sexual intercourse, skin to skin contact and an exchange of body fluids.
There are many different types of STIs that can be passed on during Oral sex - Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Herpes, Hepatitis B and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Vaginal sex exposure can involve all the STIs – Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HPV, Herpes, Hepatitis B, HIV, Trichomoniasis, Pubic lice and Scabies. Anal sex involves the most STIs exposures- Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HPV, Herpes, Hepatitis B, HIV, Pubic lice and Scabies.