- Try to make your appointment for a day when you won't have your period (but if you have any abnormal bleeding, make an appointment with your healthcare provider right away).
- Don't douche or use contraceptive creams or jellies in the 24 hours before the test.
- Don't have sexual intercourse in the 24 hours before the test.
- Avoid using personal lubricants in the 48 hours before the test.
screening letters were sent out by Screening Programs to Albertans in 2016.