You can protect yourself and others from HIV by always using a condom if you have anal or vaginal sex. Condoms protect you and your partners against HIV, and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs).
You can also protect others from Hep C by being blood aware. Never share syringes, needles or injecting equipment.
Always think of injecting and tattoo equipment as one use only
If you are worried you may have HIV, hep C or other STIs talk to your doctor or talk to a sexual health nurse on 1800 451 624 for more information. To find out more about hep C visit www.hep.org.au
or call the Hepatitis Infoline on 1800 803 990.