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Hertfordshire County Council

Find testing and treatment services, order a home testing kit or learn about the symptoms and effects.

Find contraceptive services (including condoms and emergency contraception) and learn about the different options available.

Find an HIV testing service, order a home testing kit or read about symptoms, support and medication.

Herts Sexual Assault Referral Centre supports anyone who's experienced sexual assault.

Find clinics in Hertfordshire.


STI testing and treatment

Sexual Health Hertfordshire offer free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

Free chlamydia / gonorrhoea testing to anyone aged 15 and over (called dual testing kits).

How to get a free kit in Hertfordshire.

Information from the NHS


If you have symptoms like discharge, rashes, sores or pain when urinating - don't panic.

Call 0300 008 5522 to book an appointment with Sexual Health Hertfordshire. Avoid sex until then.



If you require a coil/implant speak to your GP or contact Sexual Health Hertfordshire.

Some Pharmacies offer free emergency contraception to females living in Hertfordshire. You can also go into most high street pharmacies and buy it over the counter.

Some pharmacies offer the contraceptive pill for free without you needing to see a doctor or nurse for a prescription.

FREE emergency contraception is available to over 16s who live in Hertfordshire.

Types of contraception

There are many different types of contraception. Find one that suits you, so you can prevent unplanned pregnancies and plan for the future.

Contraception choices

  • compare the pros and cons of each contraception option
  • get the facts about period, hormone or infertility concerns
  • advice for when you're planning to have a baby.

Types of emergency contraception
Information from the NHS about the options available and when to use them.



Find free condoms
 on our interactive map.

You can also order free condoms online from Get It.

Condoms are the only contraception that protect against pregnancy, STIs and HIV. Used correctly, they're 98% effective. NHS condom guide.




Get a free, confidential HIV test.

From the national HIV self-sampling service

HIV Care and Support

 HIV services in Hertfordshire for people living with HIV are provided by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation NHS Trust, with local support from Sexual Health Hertfordshire.

For PrEP or PEP - Call Sexual Health Hertfordshire on 0300 008 5522 to find out if you are able to get them.

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