Important information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Until further notice all of our Queue & Wait, Test & Go and routine appointment services are suspended to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to enable some of our staff to be re-deployed. Although we have limited capacity we are still trying to help as many people over the phone as we can and if you need to be seen in a clinic this can be arranged after you have spoken with one of our nurses.

Please call 01904 721111 (8:30am - 6pm) Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 4pm Friday to arrange a discussion with one of our clinical staff. If you feel the issue is URGENT e.g. you need emergency contraception, HIV post-exposure treatment or have new and significant symptoms, please let the booking team know. Our 'contact us' option on the website can be used but there may be some delays in responding to non-urgent queries. 

If you are under 18 and/or are living in a situation where you are unable to safely call us, please text us on 07980 973337. We will reply to you within 1 - 2 working days. Please note that this texting service is not for routine enquiries. If you feel your safety is at risk please contact the Police.

Clinic Closures -  we are currently only operating clinics in York, Selby, Harrogate, Scarborough, Northallerton, Catterick and Skipton - all other clinics are temporarily suspended.

Please note that ALL patients, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask or face covering in all NHS buildings. If you do not have your own face covering we can provide you with a mask when you attend your pre-arranged appointment. Thank you for your understanding.

ONLINE SERVICES - free condoms are available via the website for residents of York and North Yorkshire. Online testing is available for those most at risk of STIs or who have been advised to do a test


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Yorkshire MESMAC

COVID-19 UPDATE: All Yorkshire MESMAC offices are currently closed and they are not offering face to face HIV and STI testing. They are still offering 1-2-1 support over the phone. Contact Cj on 07710 099 031 or to access this. For more information visit

Our community outreach team, Yorkshire MESMAC offers services to people who are most at risk of acquiring HIV and STIs. They are Yorkshire's largest LGBT+ sexual health charity. 

Services that they offer include:

Contact Yorkshire MESMAC:

Telephone the North Yorkshire office (Northallerton):

01609 258745

Contact a community development worker:

Tommo (Scaborough & Ryedale and Hambleton & Richmondshire): 07899 016 239,

Lilly (Scarborough &  Ryedale): 07710 099 033, 

Cj (Selby): 07710 099 031,

Jono (Harrogate & Craven): 07795 623 214,

Click here for more information about the services that Yorkshire MESMAC offers in North Yorkshire.