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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

Our sexual health centres offer free testing and treatment. Your GP surgery and participating pharmacies also offer 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.



Your GP surgery and specialist sexual health centres can offer a range of contraception.

During the coronavirus pandemic, FREE emergency contraception is available to over 16s who lives in Hertfordshire.

Some pharmacies offer free emergency contraception to under 25s. It's also available for over 25s to buy.

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 for under 25s
on our interactive map.

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




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