September 19, 2019
September is Sexual Health Awareness Month!
It was a milestone year for reproductive health in Washington State. Under the recently passed Reproductive Parity Act, citizens with state-regulated insurance now have greater access to contraception and contraceptive procedures beginning January 2019.
The UW provides students, faculty and staff with reproductive health services at these convenient, Seattle-campus locations. [This list of UW reproductive health resources is also available via PDF.]
UW Seattle students get up to 10 free safer sex supplies each week through the Health Promotion office of Hall Health (1st floor next to entrance doors).
Satellite Locations: The Q Center (HUB 315) and UW Food Pantry (Poplar Hall).
Offers counseling and supplies for a wide variety of birth control methods, including IUD and implant (Nexplanon) insertion and removal. Emergency contraception is also available.
For 24/7 nurse line call: 206-221-2491 (M-F 8am-5:30pm) & 206-744-2500 (evenings, weekends)
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing
Confidential testing and treatment for a range of sexually transmitted infections, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis, HPV and HIV.
Free HIV testing and PrEP navigation the last Monday of every month at the Q Center (HUB 315) during the academic year.
UWMC employs Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) who are specially trained to work with sexual assault victims and conduct forensic exams/rape kits. There is no charge for SANE exams.
Call the Emergency Department: 206-598-3300.
The Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS) is an accredited Community Sexual Assault Program (CSAP). Medical examinations and therapy services are provided by professional doctors, nurses and social workers.
For 24/7 assistance call: 206-744-1616
Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are students trained by LiveWell staff who are dedicated to educating their fellow peers on various health and wellness topics.
This student-run resource serves anyone with or without a gender or sexuality. Find support groups, an LGBTQ library and other resources related to establishing a healthy sexual identity.
Visit HUB Room 315.
Offers educational courses for medical clinicians, including experiential learning, with an emphasis on sexually transmitted disease (STD) treatment and prevention.