Checkpoint Express

Checkpoint Express

Checkpoint Express clinic is STI testing and sexual counselling service for gay, bi and other men who have sex with men. It’s a pilot, where we test how to provide low threshold sexual health services. Clinic service has been popular, prepare short waiting time when arriving to clinic! Welcome!

Next clinic is:

  • The first clinic of year 2020 is on Tuesday 14th of January from 5pm to 8pm, no appointment needed.

Address: Hivpoint, Unioninkatu 45 K, Helsinki

Clinic info!

Checkpoint Express offers also HIV rapid testing once a month @Gay Sauna Vogue, Sturenkatu 27. There is doorbell at down, then take a lift to 5th floor where you are guided to test. You come only to test, don’t have to go to sauna.
Next test events:

  • Vogue HIV testing is on break. Next testing will be end of January 2020. Info will be added during January.

Occasionally Checkpoint Express also organizes  Hepatitis A and B vaccinations at Helsinki and Tampere for men who have sex with men. Free of charge. Vaccination events are once a month same time with checkpoint HIV testing service.

Helsinki:

  • Thu 12th of December from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 9th of January from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 6th of February from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 5th of March from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 2nd of April from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 7th of May from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Thu 4 of Junefrom 2 pm to 6 pm

Address: Unioninkatu 45 K, Helsinki

Tampere:

  • Wed 11th of December from 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Wed 15th of January from 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Wed 12th of February from 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Wed 11th of March from 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Wed 8th of April from 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Wed 13th of May from 2 pm to 4 pm 

Address: Nalkalankatu 12 F

No appointment needed. Guys can come to have their first vaccination (Hep A and/or B). Or second / third vaccination, if series has already started earlier.

Checkpoint Express offers also HIV rapid testing in a mobile unit in Helsinki area for gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. The mobile unit is a van that you recognize from Checkpoint-signs. In addition to the testing, there’s also a chance to talk about safe sex and sexually transmitted infections with our staff. From the van you can get brochures, condoms and lubricants. Mobile unit will operate next time during summer season 2020.