Island Sexual Health Society Be informed, not surprised

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Make an appointment to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, or to learn about sex safety.

Confidential STI/STD tests in Victoria BC

Anyone who has sexual contact is at risk for catching a sexually transmitted infection (STI, also called STD).

Call us to take advantage of our sexual health services. We offer:

  • Confidential STI tests in Victoria, BC
  • Infection treatment and support
  • Everything you need to know about protecting yourself
  • Condoms and other supplies for safer sex

More about STI tests

When to get STI tests

We recommend that everyone get tested for sexually transmitted infections:

  • whenever you have a new partner (we encourage all partners to come in for testing)
  • with your annual check up
  • if ever you have symptoms such as sores, abnormal discharge, mid-cycle bleeding or discomfort. Remember that many infections do not produce symptoms.

Make an appointment to get tested.

What happens when I get tested?

All our testing services are confidential. We can offer non-nominal (no name required) tests for HIV.

Complete STI testing may include:

  • Urine sample for chlamydia and gonorrhea ( Urethral/vaginal swabs are often not necessary)
  • Vaginal swabs for trichomoniasis
  • Throat swab for chlaymdia and gonorrhea
  • Rectal swab for chlamydia and gonorrhea
  • Blood sample for hepatitis, syphilis, and HIV
  • Swabs of any active sores or lesions (herpes and syphilis)
  • Visual exam

Learn about different STIs

Non-STI infections

We also provide testing and treatment for these common infections.