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British Columbia Specific Information
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria. Gonorrhea is passed from one person to another by contact with body fluids containing the bacteria during unprotected oral, anal, and vaginal sex. For more information about gonorrhea, see HealthLinkBC File #08a Gonorrhea, or visit Smart Sex Resource and Options for Sexual Health.
If you have concerns about an STI or want additional information, speak with your health care provider, or call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1. You can call 8-1-1 and speak to a registered nurse anonymously anytime, every day of the year.
Adaptation Date: 4/28/2022
Adapted By: HealthLink BC
Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC