May 15, 2003

York Region Sexual Health Clinics resume

NEWMARKET York Region's Sexual Health Clinics will resume the week of May 19th following a six-week temporary closure because of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) emergency.

Sexual Health Clinics provide confidential, free services, including counselling and education on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, AIDS, sexual orientation, sexuality and relationships. Pregnancy testing, counselling and referral, HIV (AIDS) testing and the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also available.

Clinics are located at the following:

The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.  York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities:  Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  For more information, visit our Web site at:

Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region

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