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Effective January 2, 2019, due to new Ohio Department of Health policy, Canton City Public Health will only be HIV testing those at highest risk for HIV. HIV counseling sessions are offered as HIV screenings. An HIV test is not guaranteed to be given. If you are not found to be at risk today, alternative testing sites will be offered.

Sexual Health Walk-In Clinic

CDC's STD Prevention Information

STD/HIV Testing:
Tuesday and Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am

HIV Testing Only:
Wednesday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
2nd Thursday of every month, 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm

 

  COUPLES HIV Counseling and Testing Services

By appointment ONLY every Wednesday, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Call 330-489-3322 

Couples must consent to:

  • Discuss HIV risk factors and concerns together

  • Receive HIV test results together

  • Agree to a shared confidentiality that includes:

  • Results are confidential and partner’s results will not be shared

  • Any decisions about sharing test results with other people will be made together

 

STD Exams, Tests, and Treatment

  • Diagnosis and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s):
  • Walk-in Clinic. No appointments.
  • Plan to arrive early. Clinic may fill up quickly.
  • Picture identification (e.g. Driver’s License, State ID) recommended.
  • On-site lab provides some same day test results.
  • Educational information on STD’s.
  • Referrals made to other community resources such as medical follow-up, social services, and crisis intervention.

 

HIV Testing and Education

  • Confidential Testing: A picture I.D. required for clients needing a copy of test results.
  • Anonymous Testing: Client is identified only by a number. No record of test results given.
  • Staff will explain more thoroughly the differences between Confidential and Anonymous Testing.

 

Sexual Health Support Services

Partner Notification

  • Sex partners of clients exposed to Syphilis or HIV are notified.
  • Disease Intervention Specialists are trained, by law, to keep client’s identity confidential.
  • Referrals made to other community resources such as medical care, support groups, counselors, and legal or financial aid.

 

Sexual Health Education and Prevention
Educational Programming

  • HIV and STD education provided to individuals and organizations.
  • Educational programs developed around specific needs.


Programming for Minorities and Other Communities

  • Program coordinator works with community organizations.
  • Ensure program and services are accessible and culturally sensitive.
  • HIV/AIDS Programming

 

Notice: This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences.

 

 

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