Important Information

Stockport Choices/Central Youth: Due to current staffing levels we will only be able to see a maximum of 10 patients per walk-in session. Date: Monday 22nd October 2018 Location: Wythenshawe Forum Session: Evening Walk In Clinic (15:30-18:30) CLINIC IS CANCELLED Date: Monday 22nd October 2018 Location: Harpurhey Clininc Session: Evening Walk In Clinic (15:30-18:30) CLINIC IS CANCELLED Date: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 Location: Cheetham Hill Session: PM Walk In Clinic (12:30-14:30) CLINIC IS CANCELLED Date: Wednesday 24th October 2018 Location: Forum Session: PM Walk In Clinic (12:30-14:30) CLINIC IS CANCELLED Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience. Thank you

Prevention

Knowing your HIV status and that of your partner is important and if you are at regular risk of potential exposure to HIV you should have a regular HIV test.

The best way to prevent HIV is to use a condom for sex and to never share needles or other injecting equipment (including syringes, spoons and swabs).

HIV treatment with ART substantially reduces the risk of passing the virus onto someone else.

All pregnant women are offered a blood test to check if they have HIV as part of routine antenatal screening. If untreated, HIV can be passed from a pregnant woman to her baby during pregnancy, birth or breastfeeding. Treatment in pregnancy greatly reduces the risk of passing on HIV to the baby.

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