The Grey Bruce Health Unit provides education and works with partners to create and sustain community initiatives that promote and improve all aspects of health. This includes healthy sexuality. In addition, we provide limited confidential services related to
- sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment
- pregnancy testing and options
- access to low-cost contraceptives
Find out more about these services by calling 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 Ext 1256. You can book appointments Mondays (10 am - 4pm) at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Walkerton, or Wednesdays (9 am - 3:30pm) at the Grey Bruce Health Unit office in Owen Sound.
Note: All of these services can be provided by your family doctor or nurse practitioner! We urge you to consult with them in order to obtain the comprehensive care that is best for your overall health.
If you don’t have a family doctor or nurse practitioner, contact Health Care Connect for details or call us at one of the numbers above.
For free, anonymous counselling 7 days a week call the AIDS and Sexual Health InfoLine at 1-800-668-2437.
Teaching Sexual Health
An objective of the Grey Bruce Health Unit is to support educators in the implementation of the sexual health components of the curriculum by providing resources to assist and enhance their teaching plans. Refer to the following sexual health resources and call 519-376-9420 extension 1256 for more information.
Consultations with a Public Health Nurse are available. Please call 519-376-9420 extension 1256 or 1-800-263-3456 extension 1256.
Resources for Parents
Contact the Bluewater District School Board for information on their resources to assist in teaching sexual health related topics.
There are many online resources available to assist with teaching sexual health topics. The following websites provide fact sheets, teaching tools and lesson plans.
For more information regarding sexual health, STIs and Birth control visit our Sexual Health page