Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Clinic

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
Provides assessment, diagnosis, testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections.

The Edmonton STI Clinic is currently seeing patients by appointment. At this time, the clinic is booking same day afternoon or next day morning appointments.

  • routine testing may be provided, if appointment times are available
  • self-collection testing is temporarily available

Urgent concerns are prioritized, which include:

  • patients with a known STI and require treatment
  • contact to a known STI and require testing / treatment
  • symptoms of an STI
  • care following a recent sexual assault

STI Clinic services provided:

  • diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections in a non-judgmental and inclusive environment
  • detailed syphilis diagnosis, treatment and follow up
  • hepatitis A, B and HPV vaccine program for qualified individuals
  • HIV, hepatitis A, B and C testing for qualified individuals
  • emergency contraception
  • counselling and client education
  • contact tracing and partner notification
  • testing and treatment provided in community to those unable to access other sites or providers
  • harm reduction supply distribution (e.g. needles, condoms)
  • referrals to other services

Appointment Types: When calling to make an appointment please have your Alberta Health Care Number ready. The STI Clinic offers a variety of different appointment types:

  • routine screening / check-up: this visit type is recommended for individuals who are not experiencing symptoms of any kind. This visit type does not include a physical exam
  • symptom assessment: this visit type is recommended for individuals who would like to discsuss a specific issue with their care provider. Common symptoms include: discharge, pain / discomfort, or sores / rashes on the skin
  • treatment only: this visit type is recommended for invididuals who have already received testing, and require treatment for a positive test result

Key Provider: licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Please phone the STI Clinic before coming in. In the past 14 days, have you:
  • developed a NEW fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat or shortness of breath OR
  • travelled outside Canada OR
  • been in close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19 OR
  • had close contact with a person with acute respiratory illness who has travelled anywhere outside of Canada
The Edmonton STI Clinic is able to accommodate patients requiring urgent care, who are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Please advise staff if you are experiencing symptoms, or if you have been in contact with COVID-19 so that we can care for you safely.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

The clinic books same day afternoon, or next day morning appointments. Appointment availability is limited. For best results patients are encouraged to call early in the morning (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM). For afternoon appointment times, call on the day you would like to be seen. For morning appointment times, call the day before you would like to be seen. Additional waiting periods may exist for referrals to STI physicians. Wait times vary depending on volume of clients and may take up to 24 hours for assessment. STI testing and treatment are also available through your family physician or local medical clinic.


Toll Free
811 (Confidential 24/7 STI and Health Advice)
Telephone
1-855-945-6700 ext. 2
Fax
780-425-2194
Web Site
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services/page13737.aspx
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services - Interpretation services are available for all languages, including American Sign Language.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Entrance
Other disabled access: Yes - Washrooms
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 2, 2024
Address
11111 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Tue
10:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 04:45 PM

Clinic closed: Saturday, Sunday and holidays

You can also access STI testing through your healthcare provider.

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