Sexually Transmitted Infections


Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can affect anyone. There is nothing shameful about taking care of your sexual health. Get judgement-free and confidential STI testing and treatment at CHA.

  • For HIV and Hep C testing, STI testing (such as Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis), nPEP/PrEP evaluation and treatment, and partner services, contact the HIV Service Program at 617-591-6767.

  • For birth control, pregnancy testing and counseling, preconception services, pap smears, pelvic exams, and emergency contraception, contact the Sexual and Reproductive Health Program at 617-591-6746.

How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are very common. STIs are passed from one person to another through sexual activity. 

  • Get tested! It's the only way to know for sure. Most STIs do not cause any symptoms, so you might not notice that something is going on. 

  • And if you do have symptoms, it is important to get tested so you can get any necessary treatment. If a STI is left untreated it can cause very serious complications. 

STIs are preventable. If you have sex, you can protect yourself and your sexual partner from STIs. Get free safer sex supplies, like condoms and lube. Order them here!

Confidential services for teens

In Massachusetts any teen can get tested and treated for STIs. For no cost and confidential testing visit our Teen Health centers.

Contact Us

Call us at (617) 591-6767 for more information about what we can do to support your health.

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