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:

  • Clinic is on summer break. Next clinic after summer holidays will we end of August or beginning of September. Info about next clinic day comes before mid August.

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:

  • Sun 30th of June from 6pm to 9pm (testing at mobile unit behind the sauna building, backyard)

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 4th of July from 2 to 6pm
  • Thu 8th of August from 2 to 6pm

Address: Unioninkatu 45 K, Helsinki

Tampere:

  • At august. Will update soon

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 is operated on summer season. Next time mobile testing is during 28th of June – 3rd of July. Schedule for testing comes here later.