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Monkeypox

26/05/2022 Off

WHAT IS MONKEYPOX? Monkeypox (MPXV) is a rare viral infection that is transmitted to humans from animals. It is endemic to Central and West Africa, typically in tropical rainforests but also increasingly more in urban areas. MPXV does not spread easily between people but is possible.   WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF MONKEYPOX? It usually…

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Covid-19 & STI Testing at M Clinic

15/02/2022 Off

Beginning 01/02/2022 M Clinic will commence telephone consults for all routine testing clients and PrEP appointments*. We will conduct the consult over the phone and provide a pathology form for testing. Please note we will be calling from a private number around the allotted appointment time.  If you have STI symptoms, require treatment, or are receiving a…

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Safety of Staff and Clients at the M Clinic

01/04/2021 Off

Hello everyone, We like to think of the M Clinic as a welcoming and inclusive environment where you can feel free and safe enough to express your true self. Recently, we have seen clients of the service as well as our outreach clinics sexually harass our staff. This is absolutely not ok and will not…

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Don’t Forget the Balls!

25/11/2020 Off

Masturbation and Testicular Self Examination Masturbation is an excellent way to explore your body and sexuality and is known to have multiple health benefits. Regular masturbation is an effective stress reliever, can relax and boost your mood and even help you sleep better. In saying that, the testicles sometimes feel a little left out. They…

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PrEP is still on the PBS!

11/05/2020 Off

Hello everyone! We’ve had a number of people say that their pharmacists have told them PrEP is no longer on the PBS and that they have to pay $170 a bottle to continue taking PrEP. We just want to let you know that PrEP is still on the PBS and you can still get it…

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PrEP and COVID-19

26/03/2020 Off

Hey all. If you have questions about taking PrEP in the midst of COVID-19, this post by Get PrEPD may answer your questions: Some people have asked if they can stop taking PrEP if they are no longer having sex as part of social distancing… Posted by Get PrEPD on Tuesday, 24 March 2020

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COVID-19 and Casual Sex

20/03/2020 Off

Hey everyone, Thorne Harbour Health has made a resource regarding casual sex in these times. Please click here CORONAVIRUS_SEX_INFO_SHEET for a printer-friendly version. Sex, intimacy and coronavirus How does COVID-19 (coronavirus) spread? COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus, spreads mostly from person-to-person contact through viral particles dispersed through the mouth by coughing, sneezing, laughing, singing or…

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