Clinic Services

Clinic services at Gay Zone are provided by Ottawa Public Health.

All services provided at Gay Zone and other Sexual Health Clinic locations are free and confidential.

  • Information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • STI testing and treatments
  • Confidential or anonymous HIV testing
  • Vaccination (click here to find out if you are eligible for publicly-funded vaccines)
  • Counselling and partner notification
  • Free condoms (you can also order them online!)

** IF YOU DON’T HAVE AN ONTARIO HEALTH CARD: please call us at 613.234.4641 before coming to the clinic.

** Quebec residents can visit CLSC de Gatineau. 

  • 85, rue Saint-Rédempteur, Gatineau, QC
  • Tel: (819) 966-6532
  • Drop in: Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Appointments: Monday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Wednesday 1 pm to 9 pm. 

** International students with health coverage through their university/college: 

  • It is encouraged that you attend the clinic on campus.
  • UOttawa, Carleton & Saint Paul: Find a clinic that accepts UHIP here.
  • Algonquin: Find a clinic that accepts your insurance here.

Clinic Hours and Locations

Gay Zone clinic takes place at the Centretown Community Health Centre and runs every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

  • Walk-in only – the registration starts at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.
  • Please note that we may not be able to see everyone due to high demand.

Can’t make it to Gay Zone clinic? Come see us at our main clinic at 179 Clarence St! Services provided are the same as Gay Zone.

  • Appointments and walk-ins are both available.
  • To book an appointment, call us at 613.234.4641.
MON9 a.m. – 12 p.m.1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
TUEn/a1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
WED9 a.m. – 12 p.m.n/a
THUn/a1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
FRI9 a.m. – 12 p.m.n/a
If you are 29 or under, you can also visit us at our youth satellite clinics.
  • Walk-in only.
  • Please note: Rapid HIV testing is not available at these locations.

Hours of Operation

Gay Zone is open on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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