Limiting The Spread Of COVID-19 During Sex

If you have sex with someone you don’t live with there are a few things you can do to Lower the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19:

  • Avoid kissing or exchanging saliva with anyone outside your household.
  • Avoid sexual activities which include licking around the anus.
  • Use condoms or  dental dams to reduce contact with saliva or poo.
  • Take a shower and wash your hands and body thoroughly with soap and water both before and after sex.
  • If you use sex toys, wash these thoroughly with soap and water and do not share them.
  • Consider sexual arousal techniques that do not involve physical contact – like talking.
  • Mutual masturbation while physical distancing.
  • Limit your physical interaction by reducing the number of sexual partners you have overall to reduce risk of COVID-19 infection.
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