Sexual and Reproductive Health
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Sexual health is an important part of your overall physical, mental and emotional health.

Puberty

Pregnancy testing, birth control and counseling

Pregancy testing and sexual health counseling for young women and adults (13 to 25 years of age) is offered at your local Health Centre. You can also speak to your family physician or a walk-in clinic.

Learn more about your options for sexual health.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Having sex? Thinking about it? Protect yourself and be informed.

Did you know that:

  • STIs can occur any time you have sexual contact.
  • STIs can affect your general health, well-being and ability to have children?
  • It is easier to prevent an STI than to treat one once it has happened.
  • IH offers many services to reduce HIV transmission.

If you think you may have a sexually transmitted disease, visit:

Sexual health resources by community

expand Region : Kootenays ‎(15)
Castlegar, Trail
Creston
Fernie
Grand Forks
Kaslo
Midway
Nelson
Sparwood
expand Region : Okanagan ‎(6)
Kelowna, West Kelowna, Rutland
Penticton, Summerland
Vernon, Lumby
expand Region : Thompson Cariboo Shuswap ‎(10)
Ashcroft
Clearwater
Lillooet
Revelstoke
Williams Lake

Other resources

 

 

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