COVID-19: Sexual Health Services

Somerset Sexual Health Services are Open for Business

Make sure you look after your sexual health during COVID-19 including ensuring you have enough supply of contraception and condoms and don’t delay accessing emergency contraception if you need it. To protect yourself and others from COVID-19 now is not the time to be having sex with new people or new partners that you do not live with.

Sexual health services in Somerset are still open for business, please continue to contact the place you usually access care from, this could be your GP, pharmacy or your local sexual health clinic.

Somerset Integrated Sexual Health Services (SWISH) are still operating a confidential service and have made changes to the way they provide some of their services offering telephone and video consultations and are able to offer limited face to face appointments in a safe way. If you need any contraception, sexual health advice or have sexual health related symptoms please call 0300 1245010 for a telephone consultation with a sexual health practitioner.

For more information on sexual health and contraception and services available please visit www.swishservices.co.uk .

If you’re worried about STI’s you can get tested at home for free for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis. Order your free testing kit here: https://swishservices.co.uk/stis-hiv/