GetCheckedOnline celebrates Pride!

GetCheckedOnline showed its LGBT Pride over the long weekend at the Davie Street Dance Party and Sunset Beach Pride Festival. At both events, party-goers visited our booth to learn about the GetCheckedOnline program and to play our popular “Don’t Gotta Catch’Em All” sexually transmitted infections game (featuring giant stuffed STIs that oddly resemble Pokémon Go characters…) […]

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New: Testing and vaccine reminders available on SmartSexResource!

SmartSexResource has a new feature: testing and vaccine reminders!  Now people can sign up to receive reminders by text or email.  The only information required is a phone number or email address. SmartSexResource now offers reminders for: Regular STI testing (every 3, 6 or 12 months) Re-testing following a diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis […]

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Got Checked Where? New Publication in BCMJ

While many patients have good access to testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through their family physician or a sexual health clinic, this isn’t the case for everyone… Mark Gilbert, Devon Haag, and Troy Grennan discuss common barriers to clinic-based STI/HIV testing and introduce GetCheckedOnline as an additional testing option in this recent issue of the […]

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GetCheckedOnline roll-out in the news!

For the past year, we’ve been working with Public Health programs in Island and Interior Health Authorities on preparing for the roll-out of GetCheckedOnline to these regions.  It’s now live in Victoria, Langford, Duncan, Kamloops and Nelson, and people are already starting to use the service – a significant accomplishment that is the result of […]

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