Our Sexual Health Clinic provides the following confidential services, provided by public health nurses and a Nurse Practitioner (NP):
- Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and information on the treatment, spread and prevention of these infections
- HIV Testing (anonymous and confidential)
- Birth control medications at cost ($5 to $16.50 per month) - required prescription from a healthcare provider.
- Assessment for birth control prescriptions by a Nurse Practitioner (NP), for women under 25 (no OHIP card required)
- Sexual health problem diagnoses and treatments by a NP (no OHIP card required) - limited appoinments available.
- The Morning After Pill at a reduced rate ($15.00)
- Confidential Pregnancy Tests ($5.00) and counselling
- HPV vaccine at cost
- Hepatitis A and B vaccines, if eligible
- Free condoms
Health care providers - please visit our healthcare provider section for additional informaiton and resources.
Hours and Locations
All clinics are closed between 12 and 1 p.m. We offer limited walk-in service on a first come first serve basis. Please note that we may not be able to see all walk-in clients and it is recommended to book an appointment in advance.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed from noon to 1pm daily); Monday and Friday limited services (please call).
Every other Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.(please call). Clinic is closed from noon to 1pm.
To make an appointment for any of our locations please call us at 519-258-2146 ext. 1200. If the line is busy and for after-hours calls, leave a message and your call will be returned by the next business day.
What You Should Know Before Visiting Our Clinic
Valid government issued picture I.D. is needed for all services, except anonymous HIV testing.
We are not a walk-in clinic.
Walk-ins may be asked to book an appointment for another day.
Several departments use this waiting room.
Because of this, someone who arrives after you may be called in before you.
Our clinic is confidential.
If there’s someone coming to meet you, please let the clerks know. We cannot tell them you are here without your consent.
No photos are to be taken in the clinic.
Taking pictures in the clinic violates privacy laws.
We do not provide childcare services.
Please bring a responsible person with you to care for your child during your appointment.
Please wait in the clinic waiting room for 15 minutes after receiving an injection.
This is a fragrance free workplace.
We ask that you do not use fragrant products.
Please turn off your cell phone.
Keep your cell phone turned off while in the clinic.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ)
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) respects the differences in people and treats everyone equally and with dignity. As a member of Service Alliance for Equality (SAFE), WECHU joins many other community agencies in advocating for the needs of LGBTQ youth and their families in Windsor and Essex County.
- LGBT College Guide - This guide is intended for LGBT students looking for post-secondary education in the USA. Although the information is specific to American colleges, it contains useful tips relevant for the Canadian LGBT population under the heading “Identifying LGBT-Friendly Schools”.
- The Referral matrix – a tool designed by ACCESS to assist youth, parents, educators, and advocates in locates resources for youth in crisis.
- Rainbow Health Ontario – provides improvement of access to services and promotion of the health of Ontario’s LGBT communities through education, research and public policy.
- Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre of Windsor – runs a ‘2 Spirited’ group based on need, and one on one counselling is available.
- PFLAG – support programs for parents, families and friends of LGBT youth.
- AIDS Committee of Windsor – houses Young and Proud, a support group for LGBTQ youth and their allies between the ages of 13 to 18.
- ACCESS – located in the county, 1 staff dedicated to supporting needs of LGBTQ youth.
- Canadian Cancer Society – cancer prevention information for LGBT individuals including smoking cessation support.
- Youthline – telephone support service for LGBT youth that is available Sunday – Friday, 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 1-800-268-9688
- Kids Help Phone – support phone line for youth available 24/7 1-800-668-6868
- Windsor Pride – support programs for LGBT of all ages.
- OK2BME – gender journeys supporting trans people through group work. A service of the Windsor Family Health Team. 519-250-5656 ext. 203