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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I have no symptoms and need a routine check up

Routine testing is for people who have no symptoms and who have had a new sexual health risk since their last test. It can take up to two weeks for chlamydia and gonorrhoea to show up in a test, four weeks for HIV and twelve weeks for syphilis.

There are two options for routine testing:

Test and Go

You have to attend clinic for this service. The tests available are for HIV, syphilis (blood test) chlamydia and gonorrhoea (urine sample or vaginal swab).

Test and Go appointments are available to be booked online. Please click here to register and see availability.

Order a postal testing kit online

Chlamydia- free and confidential testing available for all

Order a free chlamydia postal test kit

You will be taken to another site, Preventx, to order your test.

Other STIs- Free and confidential testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and HIV

Some people are more at risk of coming into contact with STIs than others.

We offer free postal STI testing in North Yorkshire for:

Not all STIs can be detected through postal testing – for more information click here.

If you want to be checked for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis in one test you can order one by clicking the button below.

Order a test kit

You will be taken to another site, Preventx, to order your test.