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Get Tested

Why Should You Test? Knowing your status is the first step in protecting yourself and your partner.  Getting tested for HIV is quick, easy and available near you. Testing is the only way to know for sure if you have HIV. You should get tested if you’ve: had sex without […]

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Safer Sex

Safer sex is any kind of sexual activity that reduces the chances of becoming infected with HIV or transmitting HIV, or other sexually transmitted blood borne infections (STBBIs). Many activities – such as hugging, kissing, massage and touching – are completely safe for HIV transmission. No one has ever gotten […]

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Hepatitis C (HEP C/HCV) Basics

What Hepatitis C is a virus that attacks your liver. You can live with hepatitis C for 20 to 30 years or more without feeling sick even though the virus is injuring the liver, making it hard for it to work properly. The liver is a very important organ in […]

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Safer Drug Use

Safer Injection Needle exchange services are available to individuals who use drugs in the Kingston Region. We provide a variety of syringes, safer disposal containers as well as other injection equipment (spoons, alcohol swabs, sterile water, vitamin c and ties). People are encouraged to bring their used syringes to ensure […]

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HIV Basics

What HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that attacks your body’s defence against disease and illness by infecting the very cells which would normally fight off infection. Anyone can be infected with HIV. You can have HIV without knowing it. You may not look or feel sick for years, […]

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