Safer Sexual Activity during COVID – 19

Sexual activity should only ever be between consenting adults who have the legal capacity to make the decision.

Read more about consent.

Safer sex practices

Sexual activity can carry the risk of getting an STI and unplanned pregnancy. It is important to take the usual safer sex precautions.

Many public STI services are not currently providing services due to coronavirus. Find out more about these restrictions.


There is no evidence to suggest that people on PrEP or HIV treatment have additional protection against coronavirus.