How do I protect myself from STIs?

There are many ways to have sex and many ways to prevent STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Get familiar with different types of condoms, oral sex protectors and lubes to find your preference for you and your partners!

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Our rapid HIV testing service is closed until further notice

The funding of Hivpoint’s testing services has been negotiated with the City of Helsinki and other counties in Uusimaa. For the City of Helsinki, the funding decision is still being prepared.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our clients. We will provide more information as soon as the decisions are finalized.

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Prevent, Test, Treat and Enjoy!

STIs are infectious diseases which are transmitted through sexual contact. There are many ways to protect yourself from HIV and other STIs. You decide which one is best for you!

Prevent, Test, Treat and Enjoy Campaign begins!

Information about HIV

Read more about HIV, how it’s transmitted, how to protect yourself from it and how it’s treated.

Hiv voi koskettaa ketä vain. Kuvassa henkilö istuu pöydän ääressä. Pöydällä on hiv-lääkepurkki.

Hivpoint’s services

HIV testing services

HIV testing for free and anonymously in Helsinki on Mondays and Thursdays.

Counselling services

We answer your questions about HIV and STIs over the phone and through chat.

For people living with HIV

Support and crisis discussions, peer support groups, courses and sexual counselling in Helsinki and virtually.

Our services this week

Monday

12.30-15.00 Counselling chat

HIV testing service CLOSED

Tuesday

Counselling chat closed

Wednesday

9.00-11.30 Phone helpline (+358 207 465 705)

Thursday

12.30-15.00 Counselling chat

HIV testing service CLOSED

Check the exceptional opening hours of services here.

Treating HIV

Hiv medication has revolutionized HIV treatment in the past decades. The lifelong medication helps keep a person living with HIV healthy and stops HIV from transmitting, even during sex without a condom.

Kuvassa kolme lääkepurkkia ja kuvan etulalla erilaisia sinisiä pillereitä, jotka ovat prep-lääkkeitä.

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