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Sexual Health Services during COVID-19 | Birmingham City Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Please continue to follow national government advice.

Sexual Health Services during COVID-19

During the Coronavirus lockdown period the Umbrella Sexual Health Service delivered by University Hospitals Birmingham is still available for Birmingham and Solihull residents.

General sexual health information

Although most Umbrella clinics are shut due to coronavirus and aren’t seeing walk in patients right now, you can still get sexual health information and advice online at www.umbrellahealth.co.uk.

If you have symptoms of an STI or have any sexual health concerns you can talk to somebody and get help by calling 0121 237 5700 (9am to 4:40pm, Monday to Friday).

Routine and emergency contraception

Do you need emergency or routine contraception? We may be in lockdown, but you can still get emergency contraception free from your GP or local pharmacy – phone ahead first to ask.

Alternatively call Umbrella on 0121 237 5700 (9am to 4:40pm, Monday to Friday) for advice about what to do.

If you’re thinking about emergency contraception to understand your options if you have had unprotected sex within the last three to five days please visit: https://umbrellahealth.co.uk/contraception/emergency-contraception.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

If you’re worried about STIs you can get tested at home for free for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis. Order your free testing kit online.