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Sexual Health Clinics: Branch Communities

Ask a nurse about Healthy Sexuality

For honest, confidential answers to your questions about healthy sexuality, you can talk to a nurse from our sexual health team.

  • Call us weekdays from 8:30 a.m.—noon and 1:00–4:30 p.m. at 1-800-461-1818 and ask for a sexual health nurse.
  • Email the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) at [email protected], and a sexual health nurse will get back to you.

Note: You should be aware that sending personal information through the internet may not be secure. Once your information is received by the Porcupine Health Unit, it will be managed according to our privacy policies and will be redirected to the sexual health team in Timmins.

We have a confidential, easily accessible sexual health clinic in each of our communities. Our nurses provide a variety of sexual health services.

You can call to book an appointment if you need:

  • To have a prescription for birth control
  • To obtain your birth control at low cost (pills, patch, Depo)
  • The "Morning-After Pill"
  • Pregnancy testing or help with a referral
  • Testing or treatment for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
  • Testing for Syphilis, Hepatitis A, B, C and HIV
  • Vaccines (Hepatitis A, B, and HPV)
  • Referrals to specialist (HIV, Hepatitis, IUD or contraceptive implants)
  • A Pap test (Cochrane and Matheson)

For more information about our services, visit our Birth Control Options and Cost page and our Sexually Transmitted Infections page.

For more information about puberty, your body, sex and relationships, visit Sex & U.