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# get tested

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NPHET advises twice weekly antigen tests for those going to bars and other 'high risk' activities
The HSE has recently begun sending antigen tests to people who are listed as close contacts.
Coronavirus GP consultations set to remain free, health minister confirms
It will remain free to call a GP about Covid-19 symptoms.
Poll: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
Sexual health specialist Dr Aisling Loy says Irish people still have a very unevolved attitude towards sexual health maintenance.
Worried you might have an STI? More people are going online to get tested
The most popular age group turning to online testing are people in their twenties.
Panti: "As someone who is HIV positive, I would encourage everybody to get tested"
A study has found that the vast majority of gay men see the risk of contracting HIV as unlikely, even as diagnosis rates have increased.
More than half of people with hepatitis C don't know they have it - HSE
Between 20,000 and 50,000 people in Ireland are infected with hepatitis C – and the HSE is urging people at risk to get tested.