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BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC): Clinical Prevention Services

GetCheckedOnline is a service provided by the Clinical Prevention Services Division at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), as part of the Provincial Health Services Authority.  The BC Centre for Disease Control is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Clinical Prevention Services provides leadership for the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV, and supports BC-wide efforts to control STI and HIV.  

We operate two STI clinics in Vancouver and provide outreach clinical and prevention services in the Lower Mainland, community education programs, and consultation services for BC health care providers on STI management.

GetCheckedOnline: Piloting an Online Health Service

Internet-based testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a new approach to STI testing. GetCheckedOnline has been developed to meet a growing need for easier access to STI testing in BC.  The BCCDC is piloting this service in select communities in British Columbia to see how well it works, and hopes to expand the service to other areas of the province.

Have Questions?

If you can't find answers here, you can ask your questions online at SmartSexResource. A sexual health nurse is available to answer your questions through the website or private chat.

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Having Safer Sex

Using condoms and other kinds of protection is a very effective way to prevent STIs. Spice up your safer sex life. Use protection and learn how to talk about safer sex with partners

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Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. Any personal information collected by this online service is protected by our privacy policy and provincial privacy legislation.

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Other Resources

Need more information or someone to talk to? There are lots of online resources and local services that deal with sexual health and STIs.

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