Sexually transmitted infections

A sexually transmitted infection (STI) is an infection that is passed on through sexual contact with someone who is infected.

This section of the site provides information on what to do if you think you have an STI and how to prevent them.

Detailed patient information is also available on each of the STIs.

With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, there will be significant restrictions to public STI services in the coming weeks. Find out what service are available here.

Using condoms every time you have sex will reduce your risk of contracting an STI.

For advice on coronavirus (COVID-19), see hse.ie/coronavirus