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Sexual Health Testing Services in Ottawa

By MAX Ottawa / June 15, 2020

Dear Dr. Etches,  First off, on behalf of MAX Ottawa, I wish to extend my sincere gratitude for the work and great efforts you and the rest of the Ottawa Public Health team have expended to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our communities in these challenging and unprecedented times. It has been a…

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EQUIP Campaign

By MAX Ottawa / February 28, 2020

Helping Guys into Guys Take Charge of their Sexual Health The national capital region is seeing much success with EQUIP, the new combination prevention campaign designed by MAX Ottawa to promote PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis, and PEP or post-exposure prophylaxis, amongst our GBTQ2S+ communities. At MAX Ottawa, we hope to minimize the impact of HIV,…

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OHTN and Shoppers Drug Mart HIV testing pilot project

Local Pharmacy Expanding HIV Testing Options

By MAX Ottawa / February 12, 2020

More ways to take control of your health As of January 2020, guys into guys and other community members can receive free HIV testing at a local pharmacy on a walk-in basis, OHIP card optional. Where: Shoppers Drug Mart (455 Bank Street, Bank Street/Gladstone Avenue) When: Every Monday night, between 5 pm – 9 pm …

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EQUIP!

By MAX Ottawa / October 7, 2019

Une nouvelle campagne d’éducation à la santé sexuelle pour les gars GBT2Q lancée dans la région de la capitale fédérale La campagne vise à améliorer l’accès et l’adoption de stratégies de prévention du VIH, comme la PrEP et la PEP. EQUIP!, la nouvelle campagne d’éducation conçue par MAX Ottawa et ses partenaires en santé d’Ottawa-Gatineau…

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EQUIP! Campaign Launch

By MAX Ottawa / October 5, 2019

A new sexual health education campaign for GBT2Q guys launched in the capital region. The campaign aims to increase access and uptake of HIV prevention strategies such as PrEP and PEP. EQUIP – A new education campaign developed by MAX Ottawa and health partners in Ottawa and Gatineau aims to decrease STBBI and HIV infection…

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