As we all work together to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our province, we want to share updates on the changes our network of sexual health centres are making to protect the health and safety of their communities. Please see the attached statements for current info on your local sexual health centre and what to expect. We will continue to share updates as things evolve.

For the most up to date information on COVID19 please check out the Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Government

South Shore Sexual Health:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are restricting our in person services to ensure we aren’t part of the spread of this virus.

Please call or text for info, or to arrange for pickup of pregnancy tests or condoms, dams, and lube. We will try to meet your needs as best as we can while Nova Scotia is shut down temporarily.

Call or text (902) 527 2868 or email

Halifax Sexual Health Centre:

After March 18, HSHC will be triaging scheduled clinics for essential appointments. These visits may be rescheduled as either an in-person visit or a tele-visit. Non-essential appointments will be cancelled.

We will not be booking any new appointments or returning to our regular schedule until at least April 6, but will be reassessing as the situation progresses.

We are only able to fill birth control and supply requests if they are urgent. Safer sex supplies are still available in the waiting room, but we ask that you only come if your need is urgent.

Our phone lines will continue to be open. Feel free to give us a call with any questions or concerns at 902-455-9656.

DO NOT come to an appointment or come in for supplies, birth control, or safer sex items if you have traveled ANYWHERE within the past 14 days or you are showing any symptoms of illness.

Sheet Harbour Sexual Health Centre:

In an effort to help minimize the spread of the COVID 19 virus our Centre is temporally closed. Our wellness clinic for this Friday has been canceled. We will still be returning phone calls, email and Facebook messages. Please reach out and we will do our best to meet your needs during these uncertain times.

Phone: (902) 885-3693


Facebook: Sheet Harbour Sexual Health Centre

Pictou County Sexual Health Centre:

To ensure the safety of our staff and clients and to minimize the spread the COVID19, we have temporarily closed our office at 279 Foord Street. We will continue to provide services over the phone, through email, and social media during this time. We will also deliver supplies such as free condoms and free pregnancy tests as well as free menstrual supplies to individuals or organizations if requested.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and solidarity.

Consultation or questions: (902) 754-1138
Supply Delivery: (902) 754-1138

*Note: Free menstrual supplies provided by United Way of Pictou County’s Tampon Tuesday Supply Drive.

Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County:

The Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County will be closing our drop in centre, effective immediately, in response to covid19.

Other than the closure of the drop in, it will be business as usual for your local sexual health centre. Staff will be working from home and we’ll be checking voicemails and emails regularly. We will remain active on our social media platforms.

You can reach us in the following ways:

– Call and leave a message at (902) 667-7500
– Email at
– By messaging us here on Facebook
– By following us on Instagram, and messaging us there

And don’t forget to watch for us on Tik Tok at @sexualhealthmatters

We will provide weekly updates (each Monday) on the status of the drop in closure.


Cape Breton Centre for Sexual Health:

CBCSH will be closing the office for the foreseeable future. Folks can get in touch by email or social media and needs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.


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