COVID-19 and Sexual Health

Picture of COVID-19 virus molecule

You can get COVID-19 from a person who has it. The virus can be passed from person to person by being up close to someone who has it - within about 6 feet. Some people do not have any symptoms and may not know they are infected.

Coronavirus Resources:

Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Portal

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 

Planned Parenthood - COVID-19 and Your Sexual Health

American Sexual Health Association - Sex in the Time of COVID-19

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) - Sex and COVID-19​

New York​ City Health Department - Safer Sex during Coronavirus

Oregon Health Authority - Sex ​in the Time of COVID-19​

Available in multiple languages:

S​an Francisco Department of Public Health: COVID-​19 Sexual Health Tips                              

COVID-19 Health Literacy Project: COVID-19 Fact Sheets for Non-English Speakers    ​

Last Updated: 7/28/2020