Test Now – HIV Self-Testing Project!

Test Now: Community Edition Finding it hard to get tested? Test Now: Community Edition provides free HIV Self-Test kits to gay, bi, trans, Two-Spirit, and queer (GBT2Q) men, and non-binary people. These single-use test kits detect HIV antibodies in minutes using a drop of blood ⎯ and getting one is as simple as contacting us […]

Essential Sexual Health Video!

We recently recorded a short video of interviews with staff from the six sexual health centres in our provincial network, to discuss what “essential sexual health” has looked like during the pandemic. Inclusive, comprehensive, accessible sexual and reproductive health care is essential – always! Essential Sexual Health Video

Sexual & Reproductive Health Week!

It’s that time again – Sexual & Reproductive Health Week! We celebrate this week annually with Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights, which Sexual Health NS is an affiliate of. Here is some info from Action Canada on the significance of the week and this year’s theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH […]

Our services for 2SLGBTQ+ community members

We want to make sure that 2SLGBTQ+ Nova Scotians know what services they can access at our sexual health centres across the province, so we’ve created this resource! Please share and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Services for 2SLGBTQ+ community members

How to get STI testing in NS…

This week, November 23-30, is National HIV Testing Week 2020. Although it looks different this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we wanted to contribute to the theme of awareness by creating and sharing a resource to help Nova Scotians understand how they can get tested for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). We hope this resource […]

Sexual Health Services + Covid-19

In order to help Nova Scotians navigate sexual health services during this time SHNS has created a brief guide to what services are available and how to access them, you can check it out here: SHNS Covid19 SH Services Info Sheet Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us, or your local sexual […]