The 2016 Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections in Windsor and Essex County report, as prepared by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, provides insight into the burden of reportable sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) in Windsor-Essex County during the previous ten year period of 2005 to 2014.
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Some adults back on the dating scene are often not aware that the “safer-sex talks” of high school are still applicable to them as adults. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise in adults.
HPV is a very common virus that can cause many types of cancers, including cervical, penile, and anal cancer, and genital warts.
Hepatitis B is a virus that can permanently damage your liver and is a leading cause of liver cancer. There is no cure for hepatitis B, and it can sometimes lead to death.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, sharing needles or from mother to her unborn child.
Hepatitis C is a virus that you can get from contact with an infected person’s blood.
The Clinical Services department offers programs and services to our community related to sexual health and sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections.